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5 Workplace Trends in 2022 (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jan 20, 2022 10:00:00 AM

The continuation of the COVID-19 pandemic, employee well-being, greater flexibility, and increased focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion are all topics that changed today's employment landscape and will shape the way we work in the future. Check out our infographic for workplace trends and changes we can expect to see this year and beyond. 

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How to Avoid Holiday Burnout at Work (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Dec 14, 2021 10:00:00 AM

With the holiday season in full swing, you may be finding it difficult to stay focused and motivated at work. The signs of burnout are easy to ignore, but also are easy to prevent.  The trick is to catch the warning signs early. Check out our infographic for work survival tips to get you through the holiday season and avoid burnout.

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Five Ways to Retain Top Talent During The 'Great Resignation'

Posted by Jennifer DeLucia on Nov 30, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Over the past 18 months, we’ve all read or at least seen the news about the 'Great Resignation'. Although job-hopping began many years in advance of the pandemic – the trend was predominantly found in younger employees. Recently, what has been particularly disruptive for organizations, is the rising resignation rate (over 20 percent since the pandemic began) of mid-level employees (ages 30-45). According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, a whopping 4.4 million people voluntarily quit their jobs this past September and they are predicting the numbers will continue to increase. In fact, a recent PWC study found that 65 percent of employees were looking for a new job in 2021.

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How to Plan a Safe Holiday Work Party This Year

Posted by Alli Kuchy on Nov 4, 2021 10:30:00 AM

Hosting a company holiday party is a great way to bond with your team. At JOHNLEONARD, each year we look forward to our holiday party. It is a highly anticipated day where the whole office can get together and celebrate our accomplishments at the end of the year, create new memories, and have fun with our colleagues.

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How Leadership Can Prevent Their Team From Burnout (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Oct 12, 2021 10:30:00 AM

Sunday, October 10, was World Mental Health Day, dedicated to raising awareness and promoting mental health across the globe. After 19 months of working from home during the Covid pandemic, employers are making burnout and mental health more of a priority. For organization leaders, it’s imperative to recognize and address when an employee is experiencing job burnout. Whether your employees have remained at work, continue to work remotely, or are transitioning back to the office, view our infographic below for tips on how you can help alleviate burnout and support your employees.

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Why A Change of Scenery Boosts Remote Work Productivity and Your Mental Health

Posted by Jennifer Kuchy on Sep 30, 2021 11:02:29 AM

As we’re inching toward the end of 2021 and reflect on all that has changed in the last 17 months, for better or for worse, working from home is the new normal. While many may be slowly returning to office life, some are not. Hybrid work models and remote work seem as if they’re here to stay, pandemic or not. Being at home for some people can prove challenging if you tend to thrive in a more structured, social environment, and for others, they’re perfectly happy and productive in a work-from-home scenario.

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Tips for Your First Day at a New Job

Posted by Alli Kuchy on Sep 23, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Starting a new job is very exciting but can also be nerve-wracking. In the world we live in today, the first day of a new job can look different for many people as different organizations are operating either fully remote, hybrid, or in-office. Here are tips on how you should approach these different working environments on your first day, so you make a great first impression.

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How to Combat the Great Resignation as an Employer

Posted by Alli Kuchy on Aug 17, 2021 10:30:00 AM

Resignation rates are at an all-time high – a record 4 million people quit their jobs in April alone, according to the Labor Department. And, 41% of workers globally are considering leaving their current employer this year, according to a survey from Microsoft. The pandemic has given employees multiple reasons to rethink their careers. Since COVID hit, many people have experienced employee burnout and are on the search for a job that offers more money, flexibility, and better benefits and work-life balance. People have had time to reflect on what they want to do and how they want to spend their time, which has led to employees changing their career paths and even retiring early.

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How to Find a Summer Internship Fit for You

Posted by Alli Kuchy on Jul 1, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Finding summer internship opportunities can be challenging right now due to COVID-19 restrictions still in place for organizations and the current state of the job market. If you’re a student or recent college graduate looking to gain real-life work experience, consider these tips to help guide you to find an internship you love this summer.

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2021 Commercial Real Estate Outlook: 5 Trends That Will Have a Substantial Impact Post–Pandemic

Posted by Robert Harvie on Jun 17, 2021 12:08:36 PM

As we approach the midway point of 2021, it is still a bit unclear as to how the pandemic will fully impact commercial real estate in the long run. Through the course of the early part of this year, downtown Boston occupancy rates have been reported in the 8%- 12% range. A recent report shows a significant increase of available sublease space right now. Many organizations will be dramatically decreasing their "in office" footprint due to work from home capabilities. Obvious factors are contributing toward this mindset such as company shutdowns, quarantines, and of course social distancing. Many organizations do not want to pay rent for empty office space, so some may adopt a more permanent work from home policy. For example, many larger organizations made recent announcements that they will only need half of their space as they go to a full remote or hybrid model.

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