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August 2018 Employment Recap (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Sep 11, 2018 10:45:00 AM

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its latest job report with August’s Employment numbers. This detailed report aggregates extensive information about the state of employment for August 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 July. Take some time to review the data and to keep abreast of the most up-to-date employment information.

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The Dos and Dont's for Your Professional Profile Picture

Posted by Carly Cohan on Jul 31, 2018 11:17:12 AM

Before a recruiter reads your LinkedIn headline, name, or location, the first thing they see is your profile picture. Your profile picture for your personal social media accounts should not be the same as your professional accounts. Hiring managers are not impressed by your vacation or the party you went to last weekend. Considering LinkedIn is a business-oriented social network, employers expect to see a sharp, polished photo of yourself. With that being said, below is a list of dos and don’ts to review before choosing your professional profile picture.

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Exclusive Insights on How to Attract Top Talent

Posted by Teresa Cichello on Jul 12, 2018 11:52:51 AM

Around the world, companies are finding it more difficult to find talented and qualified candidates to fill their roles. The reasons for this occurrence are complex and manifold. According to a global report, 29% of the difficulties arise from the fact that people are not applying to employers jobs. The lack of applicants and the excessive amount of job openings in the current candidate-driven market are major reasons why companies of all sizes are struggling. 

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It’s a Candidate Market, How Do You Attract the Best Talent to Your Organization? (Free Download)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Mar 22, 2018 9:33:07 AM

As the job market continues to grow and candidates have more opportunities available, what does this mean for employers? Employers now need to be ready to compete for attention in a candidate-driven market and determine why candidates would choose your organization over another.

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6 Reasons K.A.R.M.A.A. Matters in Developing & Building Business Relationships

Posted by Jennifer DeLucia on Aug 1, 2017 11:12:19 AM

First off, I want to confess that although I have been working in a sales driven professional environment for over 20 years, I have never once referred to myself as a "sales person." In fact, I have to admit that I am not at all a sales person. So how have I been able to survive and thrive in a notoriously high stress sales environment for all of these years? Maybe it is because I love people...all people. Or maybe it is because I went to school for teaching and I truly enjoy helping others which has aided me in finding my stride in recruiting as a profession.

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How to Personalize Your LinkedIn Invitations (with Examples)

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Jul 6, 2017 10:40:54 AM

Personalization is a key component to get someone to respond to you on LinkedIn. Whether you are a job seeker trying to reach a prospective employer or a recruiter attempting to find a quality candidate for your organization, you need to take a little extra time to compose a well-thought-out invitation when connecting with someone.

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5 TEDTalks to Inspire Recruiters to Achieve Their Goals

Posted by Christopher Wallingford on Jun 22, 2017 10:25:24 AM

Whether you are a veteran recruiter or are new to the profession, it is always beneficial to get new ideas and inspiration that will motivate you to reach your goals. While there are numerous books to read and events you can attend on the subject, there are also simpler ways to find ideas that will increase your productivity, passion, and sales.

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Why You Need Customer Service in Your Recruitment Process

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Jun 6, 2017 9:59:09 AM

When thinking of the recruitment process as a business, your candidates and applicants are customers. In all good businesses, you want to provide your customers with exemplary customer service. So why is it that often times customer service is overlooked during the recruitment process? Customer service is crucial to successful recruiting, so it’s imperative to provide this for all candidates. Keep reading to see why customer service needs to be a critical aspect of your recruitment process, as well as the steps you can take to improve it at your organization.

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Why Feedback Is an Integral Part of the Hiring Process

Posted by Elizabeth DeSilva on Nov 29, 2016 10:20:14 AM

In today’s world, we all want to stand out in our industry, especially when it comes to applying for a new job. Whether you are a job seeker, recruiter, or hiring manager, feedback plays a key part in the overall hiring process. In each of these roles, it’s important to learn where feedback comes from, how each position can work together on providing it, and finally what to do with feedback once we receive it.

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What Are the Workplace Trends Leaders Need to Know This Year? (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jun 21, 2016 11:00:42 AM

This post was originally published on the JOHNLEONARD blog on March 22, 2016 and was written by Robert Harvie.

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