Common Interview Questions for Temporary Jobs (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Feb 18, 2020 11:24:36 AM

In the United States, the demand for talented temporary workers is high and expected to increase 0.4% on a seasonally adjusted basis for the 2020 first quarter, according to the Palmer Forecast™. Temporary work helps you get working right away in a role that best suits your skill set. When interviewing for temporary roles, it's important that you prepare for common interview questions. Check out our infographic for examples of these questions and how to best respond.


Techniques for a Successful Mock Sales Call (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Feb 6, 2020 10:02:56 AM

When applying for sales positions, you may encounter a mock sales call during the interview process. To impress the person on the other line with your selling skills, you must prepare for the call like a true salesperson. Watch our video for tips on how to best prepare and what to ask during the call.


You Hit a Roadblock In Your Career, Now What?

Posted by Olivia Duffin on Jan 30, 2020 11:00:00 AM

No matter what point you’re at in your professional career, you’re bound to be interrupted by some hurdles or roadblocks. These may halt some in their career path, but there are tactics one can utilize to stay ahead of the game. Remember, overcoming these situations can only lead to growth, success, and overall a better version of yourself. Follow these tips to help combat these scenarios to ensure success in your career.


The 10 Best Soft Skills to Showcase on Your Resume (With Examples) (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jan 16, 2020 11:00:00 AM

LinkedIn best described soft skills as, “the essential interpersonal skills that make or break our ability to get things done in our current jobs and take on new opportunities ahead.” Emphasizing your soft skills on your resume in 2020 is essential when trying to attract a recruiter or hiring manager’s attention. When highlighting your soft skills, you must give examples of how your skills have helped you succeed. Below is a list of the 10 most in-demand soft skills you should showcase on your resume with examples!


Stay on Top of Your Job Search Resolutions (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Dec 31, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Starting the New Year with job search-specific resolutions will help you begin the new decade with a bang! Focusing and keeping track of goals you want to accomplish whether it be finding a new role, connecting with a recruiter, updating your resume, etc. will help you achieve your resolutions. Check out these New Year resolution statistics gathered below that will help you when coming up with your own attainable goals for 2020 and beyond.


Stop! And Fix Your Cover Letter (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Dec 5, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Many people struggle to write the perfect cover letter. It’s possible you’ve never learned how to write one since they are not required for every application. It can be tricky when writing a cover letter since there is no 'standard format' unlike a resume. 


How to Leave a Professional Voicemail

Posted by Casey Potter on Nov 21, 2019 10:00:00 AM

When trying to get in contact with a potential employer or recruiter, it is likely you'll end up reaching their voicemail. It is surprisingly more difficult to connect with a busy decision-maker for a phone call than you may think. If you can’t seem to reach who you are trying to call, you must be prepared to leave a strong, professional voicemail in order to receive a call back. To make a lasting impression, take a glance at these basics to focus on when leaving a professional voicemail message.


Top Desired Skills for Technology (IT) Jobs

Posted by Megan Jewell on Nov 14, 2019 2:09:39 PM

The incredible technological take-over that we are enduring right now is unprecedented. Technology is everywhere. It’s in our cars, our ‘smart homes,’ on our wrists, and on average, in our hands 4 hours a day. Over the years, technology has worked its way into many jobs and is an important part of every business. In fact, from 1997 to 2012, over 2 million occupations in the tech industry were created. That number has only increased since then and reflects the need for technology in our society today. Businesses must adapt to these changes in technology or else they’ll be left in the dark ages.


Jobs JOHNLEONARD Candidates Have Landed So Far in 2019

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Oct 30, 2019 2:59:15 PM

Our talented candidates have secured a number of exciting Direct-Hire and Temporary roles in and around the Boston area this year. From Commercial Real Estate Attorney to Administrative Office Manager, and from IT Sourcing Analyst to Marketing Communications Manager, 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 so far this year!


Pros and Cons of Top Job Search Websites

Posted by Megan Jewell on Oct 22, 2019 10:27:54 AM

Thanks to the internet, job search websites have made it easy for job seekers to search and apply to their dream job. There’s an abundance of different job board sites to help you land an interview and job, but it can get a little overwhelming when determining which resource to use. We’ve created a helpful list of some of the top general job search websites (in no particular order) and their pros and cons to help simplify your search!


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