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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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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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