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Utilizing Your Communication Style in the Workplace

Posted by Madison Norman on Apr 16, 2019 10:51:34 AM

Similar to personality types, each individual has a different style of communication. This can affect the ways in which you interact with others and influence your strengths and weaknesses. In the workplace, this has a large impact on your relationships with your coworkers and general productivity. Simply put, clear and effective communication is one of the simplest ways to minimize workplace stress, increase productivity and build strong relationships with your coworkers. In fact, productivity improves by 20-25% in organizations with connected employees. The four main communication styles that individuals fall into are Analytical, Intuitive, Functional and Personal. Understanding which style you resonate with can help you better communicate within the workplace and your daily life.

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Congratulations to Alexandra Lam!

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Apr 11, 2019 11:10:54 AM

Temporary of the Month – March 2019

Awarded $100 Outstanding Performer Bonus

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March 2019 Employment Recap (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Apr 9, 2019 10:00:00 AM

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its latest job report with March’s Employment numbers. This detailed report aggregates extensive information about the state of employment for March and employment projections for the future. We’ve created a helpful infographic to provide you with a brief overview of the report’s top statistics and most important takeaways. We've also included an employment recap specific to Massachusetts for February. Take some time to review the data and to keep abreast of the most up-to-date employment information.

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Press Release: JOHNLEONARD Refer-A-Friend Program Relaunch

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Apr 8, 2019 10:15:00 AM

April 8, 2019 – Over the past half-century, JOHNLEONARD’s Refer-A-Friend program has been a runaway success. All thanks to our loyal community of job seekers and followers. As referrals are a 50 year cornerstone of our business and our best source of quality candidates, we greatly appreciate all of our  friends who have referred our services to their  friends, co-workers, family members, and more.

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Tips to Help Negotiate Your Salary

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Apr 4, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Asking for more money from your employer can be an uncomfortable conversation, we get it. As staffing professionals, we see and hear negotiations happen every day. The truth behind this anticipated topic is that you don’t need to be nervous. If you are well prepared your conversation will end in a smooth agreement. To help you confidently power through this process, we’re revealing five tips to help you negotiate your salary so you start earning what you deserve. 

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How to Target Passive Job Seekers

Posted by Madison Norman on Apr 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Passive job seekers are those who are not actively looking for a job but may be interested in a new opportunity if it were to present itself. As a result of the lack of qualified candidates for open positions, employers have started to target passive job seekers in order to fill critical jobs. A report from Indeed stated, 70% of workers are not actively looking for a new job but would be willing to discuss the possibility if an opportunity emerged. Although the number of passive job seekers is astonishingly high, typically organization’s hire from the active candidate pool, as the recruitment process is geared towards those actively seeking employment.

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5 Key Questions You Need to Ask During a Job Interview (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Mar 28, 2019 10:53:26 AM

The end of an interview allows you to ask follow-up questions, ensuring any concerns you have are addressed while at the same time demonstrating your knowledge of the organization. Preparing to ask questions at the end of an interview is just as important as preparing for questions you’ll be asked.

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Workplace Diversity & Inclusion: What You Need to Know in 2019

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Mar 26, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Workplace diversity and inclusion has been at the forefront of recruiters and hiring managers in 2019 and it’s about time! This prevalent topic has become a major focus for small organizations to large Fortune 500 companies globally. Why? Because organizations who truly embrace gender, racial and ethnic diversity are proven to hold one of today’s biggest competitive advantage.

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No Response? Here's How to Ensure a Hiring Manager Replies

Posted by Madison Norman on Mar 19, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Typically the job search involves reaching out to hiring managers via email which can often leave candidates waiting for a response and discouraged. Frequently, organizations fail to reply and inform candidates of their rejection or application status which is understandably frustrating and confusing. With an estimated 280 billion business emails sent every day, it has become harder than ever to get noticed by hiring managers and receive a reply. If you are trying to reach a busy decision maker or follow-up after an interview, follow this advice to increase your response rates in order to advance your job search.

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5 Critical Tips for Crushing a Phone Interview

Posted by Robert Harvie on Mar 14, 2019 11:00:00 AM

In this difficult employment market, recruiters and key decision makers are putting much more of an emphasis on phone interviews in determining who moves forward in a more in-depth interview process. These days, phone interviews are unavoidable as it saves decision maker's time in identifying true, top candidates.

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