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6 Ways to Make Your New Hire Feel Welcome (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jul 15, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Starting a new job can be very overwhelming. Many people tend to feel anxious about joining a new organization and meeting new people. It is imperative that as an employer/leader, you do everything you can to make the new hire feel welcomed and included on their first day. Doing so will encourage a positive employee relationship from the start, allowing them to succeed and feel confident in their new role going forward. Our infographic below shares tips that will help you create a seamless transition for your new employee.

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2021 Commercial Real Estate Outlook: 5 Trends That Will Have a Substantial Impact Post–Pandemic

Posted by Robert Harvie on Jun 17, 2021 12:08:36 PM

As we approach the midway point of 2021, it is still a bit unclear as to how the pandemic will fully impact commercial real estate in the long run. Through the course of the early part of this year, downtown Boston occupancy rates have been reported in the 8%- 12% range. A recent report shows a significant increase of available sublease space right now. Many organizations will be dramatically decreasing their "in office" footprint due to work from home capabilities. Obvious factors are contributing toward this mindset such as company shutdowns, quarantines, and of course social distancing. Many organizations do not want to pay rent for empty office space, so some may adopt a more permanent work from home policy. For example, many larger organizations made recent announcements that they will only need half of their space as they go to a full remote or hybrid model.

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How Leadership Can Prevent Their Team From Burnout

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Mar 30, 2021 10:00:00 AM

By now, one year into the pandemic, we've all heard the term employee burnout. Whether you’ve experienced it yourself during the past twelve months or know someone who has, this phenomenon has negatively affected millions of people worldwide. According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Classification of Diseases (ICD), people experiencing burnout typically feel exhaustion but, also likely to feel detached or cynical about their job. Job burnout can affect your physical and mental health directly related to health conditions, such as depression.

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JOHNLEONARD's Senior Legal Staffing Services (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Feb 18, 2021 11:00:00 AM

Established in 1969, JOHNLEONARD is an award-winning employment agency connecting both law firms and in-house employers to exceptional Temporary, Temp to Hire, and Direct Hire attorneys, leadership, and legal professionals. Watch our video to learn more about our senior legal staffing services.

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How to Reduce Hiring Bias in the Recruitment Process

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Jan 14, 2021 10:52:43 AM

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are more than just trends; they are imperative for all organizations. In 2020 the world learned, listened, and talked about diversity and inclusion and in 2021, people are taking action which will have a long-lasting impact. Last year, in response to social justice movements and protests, organizations all over the world addressed and made plans to tackle important DEI issues in the workplace. 

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How to Conduct Virtual Employee Performance Reviews

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Nov 17, 2020 10:30:00 AM

It’s surreal to think that it's been almost an entire year since COVID swept the globe, causing organizations to shift to remote work. As we wrap up the last couple of months of 2020, employers need to start thinking about how they will approach and structure this year's employee performance reviews in the era of COVID.  

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Headed Back to The Office? Here's How to Prepare Your Organization

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Aug 18, 2020 10:30:00 AM

As organizations slowly reopen and employees gradually return to the workplace, employers need to establish their reboarding plans. Like everything in life, we can expect to see ups and downs during the phases of reopening as we continue to navigate this new norm. With that being said, taking the time to carefully plan and prepare for the return of employees will help your organization function more effectively and efficiently. To help make the transition of going back into the office as smooth as possible for every party involved, consider these suggestions when creating your plan.

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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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