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Tips for Networking Virtually (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jul 30, 2020 10:33:08 AM

The pandemic has unfortunately caused events worldwide to be canceled or postponed. If you had a networking event or any business event that you were looking forward to meeting new people but it got canceled, don't worry. You can still connect and build professional and personal relationships virtually. Watch our video to learn tips on how to strategically build your network from home!

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How to Secure a Job During a Pandemic

Posted by Jennifer Kuchy on Jul 14, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Are you asking yourself, is it possible to find a new job or career in 2020? Don’t assume the answer is NO…the answer is most definitely YES! While many industries have and will continue to be hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, others are hiring. And if you’re having trouble finding a job, this economic slowdown is a great time to lay down the groundwork so when this passes (which it will), you have opened doors by networking and building relationships.

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How to Give a Compelling Virtual Presentation

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Jun 30, 2020 10:45:00 AM

Almost everything has been shifted to online- interviews, onboarding, events, networking, school, and even doctor appointments. If you’ve been working from home these past few months, you’re no stranger to video conferencing or online presentations. Zoom calls and webinars have replaced in-person meetings and conferences.

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Tips for Virtual Interviews (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jun 25, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Video job interviews have become today's "new norm". With that being said, it's crucial you know best practices to help you crush your virtual interview. Follow the tips below to impress the hiring manager all from behind your screen.

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5 Reasons Why Establishing a Workplace Wellness Program is Important

Posted by Robert Harvie on Jun 16, 2020 11:00:00 AM

More so now than ever, organizations are making workplace wellness programs a top priority. Establishing and maintaining these programs offers a work environment that promotes healthier habits, and develops a positive office culture where people genuinely want to be. More and more employers are concerned about the health and well-being of their employees, so it comes with no surprise that having a structured wellness program in place has become increasingly popular.

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Tips for Networking Virtually

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on May 26, 2020 10:45:00 AM

Making professional connections is an essential part of the job search process and is also important when building your personal brand. Although you can’t physically attend networking events right now, you still can form meaningful connections for business and career growth virtually. Networking online requires the same amount of time and effort as if you were in-person. To help you get started, here are tips for strategically building your network from home.

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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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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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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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