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The Benefits of Temporary Work (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Aug 24, 2021 10:30:00 AM

Taking a temporary job can offer many benefits — both short and long-term. Whether you're ready to get back to work, gain real-world work experience, or make a career change, temporary work could be for you. And in today's changing employment landscape the market for Temporary/ Contract work is on the rise. The need for temporary employees is more pronounced than ever! Check out our infographic to learn just some of the advantages of temping.

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Recruiters Answer Common Questions Asked By Job Seekers

Posted by Alli Kuchy on Jul 22, 2021 10:00:00 AM

If you have never worked with a recruiter before, you may be wondering what specific questions you should ask regarding your job search. A recruiter’s job is to help a candidate as much as possible by providing insight into a potential employer and the job opening. Both recruiters and candidates strive to achieve the same outcome; getting you a job! Recruiters not only connect you with employers and opportunities, but they also provide job search advice, review and edit your resumes/cover letter, and share interview tips and specifics that employers are seeking.

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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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How to Answer the Question: “Why Do You Want to Work Here?”

Posted by Christopher Wallingford on May 20, 2021 10:30:00 AM

At some point in your interview, you can be assured that you will be asked “why do you want to work here”. This question goes straight to what your motivation is for pursuing a particular position. Like most interview questions, there is a right way and a wrong way to answer. To make sure you impress the interviewer and stand out from the competition, follow these simple steps.

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Why You Should Accept a Temporary “Bridge” Job Right Now

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on May 13, 2021 10:00:00 AM

After a year of change and challenge, many people are rethinking and reflecting on what they want from their careers. Job seekers have had to be extremely patient with their job search journey due to the unsteady job market. The labor market has experienced numerous shifts throughout the pandemic, with an increased demand for temporary workers - especially in certain industries. While job seekers search for their dream job, many have pursued temporary work as a way to get back to work, earn money, or as a pathway to get to the next step in their career, even if it is only for a short period of time.

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Top 10 In-Demand Jobs In 2021 (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Apr 29, 2021 11:00:00 AM

LinkedIn data reveals the top 10 in-demand jobs in 2021 and the most important skills needed for each position. Our infographic highlights which jobs are on the rise and the skills needed for each job.

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Tips for Negotiating Salary During a Pandemic (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Apr 13, 2021 10:00:00 AM

As we continue to face the global pandemic, many people are wondering if now is an appropriate time to negotiate salary.  Throughout the past months, we've seen record-high layoffs, furloughs, hiring freezes, and unemployment rates. Despite the current economy, you can still ask for a raise or promotion. Watch our video if you're unsure how to negotiate in this job market.

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Job Seekers and Employers: What are the Benefits of Using JOHNLEONARD?

Posted by Scott Rivers on Mar 11, 2021 10:30:00 AM

Ever wonder if using a staffing agency is right for you? Have you considered it but don’t know exactly what to expect about the process or where to even begin? In short, at JOHNLEONARD we bring people and organizations together, building relationships, to create better futures. Below are just a few reasons why you should avail of our industry-leading services whether you’re on the job hunt or seeking staffing solutions for your organization.

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Tips for Negotiating Salary During a Pandemic

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Feb 4, 2021 10:29:07 AM

A recent poll we conducted on LinkedIn asked, what common interview question do you stress over the most? Forty-two percent of respondents said salary negotiation and expectation questions were the most stressful questions to answer. It’s not surprising that most people are uncomfortable asking for more money from an employer or potential employer. And as if negotiating pay wasn't stressful enough during normal times, now amid the economic downturn, many people are wondering if it's an appropriate time to be asking for a pay raise. 

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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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