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What NOT to Put on Your Resume in 2020

Posted by Christopher Wallingford on May 19, 2020 11:00:00 AM

There are an endless number of resources (and opinions) out there that educate on how a proper resume should look and what information it must include. Equal consideration and thought must be given to what you should ​not​ put on your resume. All it takes for recruiters and hiring managers to send a resume to the “no” pile is one spelling or grammatical error. Yet there are many other errors one can make on their resume that will end their chances of landing an interview. To be sure your resume is up-to-date, here are seven things you shouldn’t include on your resume in 2020.

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Work-Life Balance Tips For Working Parents (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on May 14, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Parents are facing an unprecedented situation with having to juggle working from home while children are also home. It's a challenge trying to stay productive when you have to care for your kids at the same time. When navigating this new reality, here are tips to help you balance your career and children while working remotely. 

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3 Podcasts to Help You Through Job Searching During COVID-19

Posted by Olivia Duffin on May 12, 2020 10:57:12 AM

During this isolation period, more and more individuals are turning to podcasts for entertainment. Top categories people typically tune into are about design, food, music, history, politics, or comedy. Although they’re a fun way to dive into a hobby, learn something new, or pass time, podcasts can also help you achieve career growth and success. Below are three recommended podcasts you can download that will motivate and inspire you when job searching during the pandemic.

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Congratulations to Keith Edward!

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on May 7, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Temporary of the Month – April 2020

Awarded $100 Outstanding Performance Bonus

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How to Conduct an Interview Remote

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Apr 30, 2020 11:00:00 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly affected the labor market and economy in numerous ways. Despite many organizations having the difficult task of laying off or furloughing employees, there are companies actively hiring. And hiring top talent right now is more crucial than ever. While millions of individuals continue to work from home, interviews and hiring decisions still need to be made. Hiring remotely does present its challenges, especially for employers who are navigating this experience for the first time. You may be hesitant to hire someone who you’ve never met in person. At JOHNLEONARD, in addition to in-person interviews, we have experience conducting video interviews and screening candidates.

Below are tips, we as staffing professionals, have found successful when conducting virtual interviews. Try these steps the next time you conduct an interview remotely.

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How to Follow Up on the Status of a Job Application

Posted by Jacquelyn Lyons on Apr 23, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Congratulations, you’ve just applied to your dream job! Now what? It’s very important to follow up on the status of your application so prospective employers know that you're interested in the role. Employers are looking for candidates who are genuinely interested in their organization and the position, following up is the most effective way to demonstrate that. It’s also a great way to ensure your resume stands out from the hundreds of others that flood in. Unfortunately, human resource professionals don’t always have the time to personally respond to every application they review. But there are steps you can take to get your application in front of them and increase your chances of getting that first interview.

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Tips to Boost Efficiency When Working From Home (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Apr 16, 2020 11:00:00 AM

If you're working from home full-time because of the coronavirus outbreak, like millions of others, this may be a first for you. Adjusting to this new norm is going to be challenging and will test your productivity. Luckily, there are many tips out there you can try to help you boost your efficiency when working remote. Here's what keeps the JOHNLEONARD Team productive:  

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Congratulations to Mike St. Pierre!

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Apr 14, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Temporary of the Month – March 2020

Awarded $100 Outstanding Performance Bonus

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Job Searching During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted by Olivia Duffin on Apr 9, 2020 11:01:38 AM

COVID-19 has affected economies across the globe and has taken a toll on the workforce, where many organizations have had to lay off employees, rescind job offers, or enable hiring freezes.  But, despite the outbreak, the good news is there are still hundreds of organizations that are hiring immediately for essential roles. There are numerous industries that haven’t been negatively impacted by the pandemic, and in fact are seeing an increase in business during this time. Industries like business software, consumer tech, healthcare, IT, retail and financial services are among the many that are continuing to hire.

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2020 College Grads: Here's Why You Should Work With JOHNLEONARD

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Apr 8, 2020 12:52:35 PM

The graduating class of 2020 will face uncertainty when seeking employment this Spring. From online classes to virtual commencement ceremonies, job seeking post-graduation will be rather unusual. It's no surprise that the COVID-19 outbreak has slowed down hiring for many industries until things are back to normal. If you are graduating in May and are job seeking, watch our video below to learn how and why you should avail of our free services. JOHNLEONARD is committed to your success and we look forward to working with you, especially during these uncertain times.

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