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2018 Skills Gap (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jul 19, 2018 10:39:12 AM

With the unemployment rate at an all-time low and an influx of jobs, the global talent shortage only continues to increase. 42% of employers are deeply concerned that they can’t find the talent they need to fill their open positions. The factors that contribute to the skills gap are multifaceted. Both employers and recruiters feel qualified candidates are lacking numerous skills. As technology progresses, job candidates need to keep up with the latest advancements in order to perform expected tasks.

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Exclusive Insights on How to Attract Top Talent

Posted by Teresa Cichello on Jul 12, 2018 11:52:51 AM

Around the world, companies are finding it more difficult to find talented and qualified candidates to fill their roles. The reasons for this occurrence are complex and manifold. According to a global report, 29% of the difficulties arise from the fact that people are not applying to employers jobs. The lack of applicants and the excessive amount of job openings in the current candidate-driven market are major reasons why companies of all sizes are struggling. 

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What You Need to Research About an Organization Before an Interview (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jun 21, 2018 11:09:08 AM

Before you pour your morning coffee or decide what to wear for the big day, the first step in preparing for an upcoming interview is research. It will be nearly impossible to maintain a conversation with your interviewer if you have no information of the organization. Treat your interview as you would an exam in school, study beforehand.

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5 Questions You Need to Ask Before Accepting a Job Offer

Posted by Andreea Muntean on Apr 24, 2018 9:42:22 AM

So you’ve been given a job offer, now what? If you are excited and the job fits your requirement, then accept it on the spot…but only if you have the answers to the questions that confirm it’s the right fit for you. Here are the top five questions to ask a potential employer that will allow you to see if this position aligns with your personal and professional goals.

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5 Reasons to Take Breaks at Work (and 5 Ones You Should Take)

Posted by Alexandra Papas on Apr 5, 2018 11:01:03 AM

The American workweek can easily span upwards of 50 hours. Working this much can not only put people’s health at risk, but it can also be detrimental to productivity and quality of work. A lot of people think that if you put in more hours, you will be more productive – which is true some of the time, but research also shows that working straight through without breaks can lead to burnout.

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Thinking About Changing Jobs? The Pros and Cons You Need to Know (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Mar 29, 2018 9:51:32 AM

Are you thinking of switching jobs? “Job-hopping” is becoming more and more common-place as people try out different fields to find the right fit. Though employers are fairly open to hiring candidates who’ve held a variety of jobs, there are also managers who are wary of doing so.

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It’s a Candidate Market, How Do You Attract the Best Talent to Your Organization? (Free Download)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Mar 22, 2018 9:33:07 AM

As the job market continues to grow and candidates have more opportunities available, what does this mean for employers? Employers now need to be ready to compete for attention in a candidate-driven market and determine why candidates would choose your organization over another.

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10 Questions That Will Determine If a Company Culture Is Right for You

Posted by Andreea Muntean on Mar 20, 2018 9:41:50 AM

The term “company culture” comes up often when preparing for job interviews. You may be able to check off all the qualifications listed in the job requirements, but if your personality isn’t in tune with an organization’s personality, you probably won’t be very happy in that role.

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5 Inspiring TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Leader

Posted by Andreea Muntean on Mar 8, 2018 10:29:51 AM

We all have people we look up to. We also try to emulate these people and behave as leaders ourselves. At the end of the day, what can you do to make yourself a better leader? Take a look at the following TED Talks that will teach you not only how to be someone who inspires others, but will also challenge you to think about what a leader really is.

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Happy Employee Appreciation Day to Our Team!

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Mar 2, 2018 9:14:51 AM

We wanted to take a moment this Employee Appreciation Day to thank all of our dedicated employees here at JOHNLEONARD. Each person at our organization works exceptionally hard to deliver the best possible service to the candidates and organizations we work with daily.

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