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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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Celebrate Women in the World and in Your Workplace

Posted by Annie Henry on Feb 25, 2021 10:30:00 AM

March is Women’s History Month, which is a great time to celebrate women in the workforce, and particularly, the women in your organization. Every year, we honor Women’s History in March and reflect on the impact women have had in the past, present, and what women are doing to make the future a better place for all. As part of Women’s History Month, March 8th is designated as International Women’s Day, where achievements by women from all around the world are celebrated.

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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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2021 Workplace Trends (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jan 26, 2021 10:30:00 AM

2020 was a transformation year, to say the least. The COVID-19 pandemic, economic recession, and social justice movements are all forces that changed today's employment landscape and will shape the way we work in the future. Check out our infographic for workplace trends and changes we can expect to see this year and beyond.

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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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We Wish You a Very Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Nov 24, 2020 9:18:32 AM

We have so much to be thankful for this year, most of all for YOU! We want to share our genuine appreciation to our hardworking team members, candidate network, loyal Temporary Representatives, and our incredible client organizations. Without your support through the trials of this year, we would not be where we are today.

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Happy National Staffing Employee Week 2020!

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Sep 15, 2020 10:05:43 AM

During this special week, we are celebrating National Staffing Employee Week by honoring the many contributions of JOHNLEONARD’s remarkable Temporary Staff Representatives. Although this year has presented its many challenges, one thing is for certain, our Temporary Representatives have continued to show us patience, flexibility, positivity, persistence, and unwavering commitment to us.

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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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June 2020 Employment Recap (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jul 7, 2020 10:00:00 AM

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its latest job report with June’s employment numbers and May's seasonally adjusted employment numbers . This detailed report aggregates extensive information about the state of employment for June and May 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.

Take some time to review the data and to keep abreast of the most up-to-date employment information.

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