How to Build an Authentic Relationship with a Recruiter (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Dec 6, 2018 10:12:11 AM

In today’s current economy, the role of recruiters has become extremely important for both employer and job seeker. Staffing professionals use their specialized techniques to search for top talent and help fill organization’s in-demand positions. On the other hand, recruiters provide candidates with potential job opportunities, expert industry advice and career tips.


December is the Most Wonderful Time of The Year to Job Search

Posted by Madison Norman on Dec 4, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Many wait for the New Year to begin their job search or to change career paths, forgetting that December is a valuable time for job seekers to get their foot in the door and to keep the job search pushing. Besides spending your time this month holiday shopping and traveling, use it to set up the New Year with a new opportunity. The most wonderful time of the year can be said about this magical month and your job search! In fact, a survey reported, 94% of employers believe that candidates should continue or begin their job hunt during the holidays. Here are just a couple of reasons why the twelfth month is the best time of the year to look for a job.


Feeling Down During Your Job Search? Here's How to Stay Positive (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Nov 29, 2018 9:59:04 AM


It’s easy to feel discouraged and overwhelmed while searching for jobs, especially if you have been looking for an extended period of time. It’s important to stay focused and keep an optimistic attitude in order to stay driven throughout your entire job search process. The following video highlights proven ways that will help you keep positive and motivated so you get the most out of your search.


Positives of Working in the Gig Economy

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Nov 27, 2018 11:21:21 AM

Yet another new buzzword, “gig economy”, has been trending in today’s evolving digital world. The term refers to a labor market where people are hired for short-term assignments and temporary or individual contract work. The gig economy is comprised of freelancers, side hustlers, temporary agency workers, and contractors. People working in the gig economy typically are those who have recently been laid off, in the process of searching for a full-time job, in school, or looking to make extra money on the side in addition to their full-time job. In short, the gig economy translates to, individuals working a part-time job.


We Wish You A Very Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Nov 20, 2018 9:32:32 AM

In this season of thanks, JOHNLEONARD has many things to be grateful for. We sincerely want to thank and recognize our, dedicated team, committed Temporary Representatives, skilled talent community, and loyal clients, all of whom have continued to exceed our expectations and help us foster solid relationships between employer and employee. We are so lucky to have such a wonderful, intelligent, kind community of people supporting us here at JOHNLEONARD.


The Cost and Effect of a Bad Hire (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Nov 15, 2018 11:28:43 AM

Hiring Managers greatly fear taking on an employee that will waste their organization’s time, efforts and most importantly their money. In fact, the average cost of a bad hire is two to three times the person’s salary! While there is no sure way to completely eliminate risky hiring decisions, there are steps you can take to help your firm avoid bad hires and reduce the repercussions.


Congratulations to Sonia Blake!

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Nov 13, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Temporary of the Month – October 2018

Awarded $100 Outstanding Performer Bonus


Our Staffing Experts Answer What to Expect When Temping

Posted by Madison Norman on Nov 8, 2018 10:56:49 AM

Have you ever considered working in a temporary position? Many individuals have questions about what these positions entail, how long they will last and what to expect.

We turned to our experienced Temporary Division at JOHNLEONARD and asked Senior Consultant, Elyse Gonsalves and Recruiter, Niamh Concepcion, six frequently asked questions candidate's pose about temporary work. Elyse and Niamh are providing valuable insight into these questions as their combined experience yields the perspective of both the employer and employee. Take a look at what our professionals have to say and gain a clearer understanding of temping to see if it’s a right career move for you!


October 2018 Employment Recap (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Nov 6, 2018 11:00:00 AM

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its latest job report with October’s Employment numbers. This detailed report aggregates extensive information about the state of employment for October 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 September. Take some time to review the data and to keep abreast of the most up-to-date employment information.


The Cost and Effect of a Bad Hire

Posted by Jennifer Kuchy on Nov 1, 2018 11:01:00 AM

Unfortunately, there is no red flag to be waved in front of a Hiring Manager when a bad candidate walks into an interview. With each new hire comes the risk of an employee that could waste your time, efforts, and most importantly your money. The average cost of a bad hire is two to three times the person’s salary. Poor hiring decisions are going to cost you a lot of money. Although this may seem like an exaggeration, if you factor in the costs of recruiting, prescreening, interviewing, onboarding, lost productivity, and training, it adds up quickly.


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