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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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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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Three Ways to Have FUN at Work

Posted by Jennifer DeLucia on Feb 25, 2020 10:59:04 AM

Okay, I know what you are going to say, “Have fun at work?  This must be a joke?” but no, this isn’t a tag line just to get some quick click views.  You really can have fun at work and enjoy what you do if you follow these easy steps.

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How to Know If a Job Offer is Too Good to Be True (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Oct 1, 2019 10:30:00 AM

Before accepting a job offer right away, it’s important you consider your interactions with the organization and ensure you haven’t picked up on any warning signs that might indicate an undesirable offer. If something sounds too good to be true, it most likely is.

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Workplace Diversity & Inclusion: What You Need to Know in 2019

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Mar 26, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Workplace diversity and inclusion has been at the forefront of recruiters and hiring managers in 2019 and it’s about time! This prevalent topic has become a major focus for small organizations to large Fortune 500 companies globally. Why? Because organizations who truly embrace gender, racial and ethnic diversity are proven to hold one of today’s biggest competitive advantage.

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6 Steps to Increase Employee Retention

Posted by Madison Norman on Jan 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM

With the booming job market, employees have been increasingly hopping from job to job, searching for organizations that truly appreciate them. In fact, 3.6% of workers leave their job each month.  It is imperative that employers value their employees as an important asset, in order to avoid high turnover rates. To ensure your organization doesn’t lose millions of dollars each year, keep reading to learn six steps on how to increase employee retention and maintain your top talent.

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December 2018 Employment Recap (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jan 8, 2019 10:00:00 AM

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its latest job report with December’s Employment numbers. This detailed report aggregates extensive information about the state of employment for December and employment projections for the future. We’ve created a helpful infographic to provide you with a brief overview of the report’s top statistics and most important takeaways. We've also included an employment recap specific to Massachusetts for November. Take some time to review the data and to keep abreast of the most up-to-date employment information.

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Light Up the New Year: 2019 Recruiting Trends

Posted by Madison Norman on Jan 3, 2019 10:43:00 AM

Entering the New Year, it’s important to be aware of the set of new recruiting trends that will impact your organization’s recruitment process. To get ahead of your competition, take a look at some of the top recruiting trends you need to be implementing in 2019!

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November 2018 Employment Recap (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Dec 11, 2018 10:00:00 AM

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its latest job report with November’s Employment numbers. This detailed report aggregates extensive information about the state of employment for November and employment projections for the future. We’ve created a helpful infographic to provide you with a brief overview of the report’s top statistics and most important takeaways. We've also included an employment recap specific to Massachusetts for October. Take some time to review the data and to keep abreast of the most up-to-date employment information.

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The Cost and Effect of a Bad Hire (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Nov 15, 2018 11:28:43 AM

Hiring Managers greatly fear taking on an employee that will waste their organization’s time, efforts and most importantly their money. In fact, the average cost of a bad hire is two to three times the person’s salary! While there is no sure way to completely eliminate risky hiring decisions, there are steps you can take to help your firm avoid bad hires and reduce the repercussions.

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