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Jobs JOHNLEONARD Candidates Have Landed in 2020

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Dec 3, 2020 2:21:30 PM

Despite the challenging job market this year, our talented candidates have secured a number of exciting Temporary and Direct-Hire roles in and around the Boston area. From Trust and Estate Attorney to Executive Assistant, and from Finance and Grant Manager to IT Specialist, we’ve had placements in a variety of industries and job categories. Take a look at our video to see just some of the successes our candidates have experienced in 2020!

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What Not to Put on Your Resume in 2020 (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Nov 10, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Want your resume to stand out and land in the “yes” pile? Check out our infographic for a fresh perspective and tips from an experienced Staffing Consultant on what you shouldn’t include on your resume. Avoid adding these things to your resume when applying for jobs in 2020!

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How to Answer Interview Questions for Remote Jobs

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Oct 29, 2020 10:30:00 AM

Do you have an interview coming up for a remote job? Whether it's a virtual interview or in-person, it’s important to be prepared to answer questions specific to remote work, no matter what field you’re in. These questions are asked to uncover how tech-savvy you are, your communication skills, your work style, and much more. Hiring managers are looking to see how cut out for remote work you are.

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How to Get Hired Faster Using LinkedIn

Posted by Casey Potter on Sep 10, 2020 10:15:27 AM

LinkedIn is the top social media platform for both job seekers and hiring managers. A study found, 87% of recruiters use the platform to find or vet job candidates. As a job seeker, it is extremely important to make sure your profile is updated and gets noticed compared to your millions of competitors. As a Staffing Consultant who uses LinkedIn every day to source candidates, here are LinkedIn profile tips every job seeker can utilize right now to help get hired faster.

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How to Easily Create an Online Portfolio for Your Job Search (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Aug 20, 2020 10:30:00 AM

Having an online portfolio is an excellent way to have your work on display for anyone that would want more information or insight into your skills, especially if you don't have a ton of experience to include on your resume. To help you get started in creating your personal digital portfolio, check out our infographic for expert tips!

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6 Skills That Will Help You Succeed in an Accounting Role

Posted by Elyse Gonsalves on Aug 6, 2020 10:00:00 AM

No matter what the company is, whether it falls under the public or private sector, for-profit or non-profit, a mom-and-pop, or a large international corporation, a strong accounting team is essential for meeting business compliance requirements and for providing accurate data to achieve business success and growth.

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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 Use Your Transferable Skills to Change Careers (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jun 11, 2020 11:00:00 AM

If you're thinking about changing careers but worried you don't have the right skills or experience, you need to identify and learn how to use your transferable skills! Chances are you do already have the necessary skills to make that change across industries. Watch our video to learn how to identify your skills, understand how they translate, and highlight them correctly so you can successfully make a career change. 

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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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What NOT to Put on Your Resume in 2020

Posted by Christopher Wallingford on May 19, 2020 11:00:00 AM

There are an endless number of resources (and opinions) out there that educate on how a proper resume should look and what information it must include. Equal consideration and thought must be given to what you should ​not​ put on your resume. All it takes for recruiters and hiring managers to send a resume to the “no” pile is one spelling or grammatical error. Yet there are many other errors one can make on their resume that will end their chances of landing an interview. To be sure your resume is up-to-date, here are seven things you shouldn’t include on your resume in 2020.

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