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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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January 2020 Employment Recap (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Feb 11, 2020 10:45:00 AM

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its latest job report with January’s Employment numbers. This detailed report aggregates extensive information about the state of employment for January 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.

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How to Write a Professional Resignation Email (With Examples)

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Jan 23, 2020 11:00:00 AM

When leaving your current job you want to be sure you end things on a positive note. After submitting your two-week’ notice in person, it’s suggested you write a resignation email formally informing your employer and/or HR of your intentions to leave. To avoid any awkwardness when quitting, follow these tips to help you get started when writing a professional resignation email.

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A Message From Our CEO: A New Decade Of Change

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jan 21, 2020 10:50:00 AM

Wrapping up the end of a recession-free decade

The U.S. labor market in 2019 can be described as historically record-breaking.  It surpassed Economists' predictions, reflected a surge of strength, and has been the greatest job market since the late 1990s. For an entire decade, the first time in history, there was no report of an economic recession. The unemployment rate in December 2019 dipped to a half-century low (3.5%), the lowest it’s been since September 1969. And the economy has been stable and steady for 126 consecutive months, adding thousands of jobs in a variety of sectors, including health care, professional and business services, manufacturing, transportation, and much more.

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December 2019 Employment Recap (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jan 14, 2020 10:30:00 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.

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Is a Candidate a Good Fit or a Good Interviewee?

Posted by Megan Jewell on Dec 17, 2019 11:30:00 AM

There are countless resources available to help individuals prepare for interviews, whether it be a workshop, an online resource or a book. While these tools are extremely helpful for those interviewing, it can make the job of the hiring manager difficult. Interviewers have to decipher the difference between someone who is just a good interviewee versus someone who is a good fit for the position. Of course, a good candidate can be great at interviewing, too, but it’s crucial a hiring manager doesn’t hire someone solely based on their impressive interview skills.

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November 2019 Employment Recap (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Dec 10, 2019 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 October 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.

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We Wish You A Very Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Nov 26, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Here at JOHNLEONARD, we are giving thanks to many this holiday season, especially this year as we reflect on the past remarkable fifty years of business. To our devoted team members, talented candidate network, our hardworking Temporary Representatives and to our loyal client organizations, we thank you immensely. Throughout the past half-century, we are extremely grateful for the community that supports JOHNLEONARD. We truly value your relationship and wouldn’t be here without you!

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October 2019 Employment Recap (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Nov 5, 2019 10:00:00 AM

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its latest job report with October’s Employment numbers. This detailed report aggregates extensive information about the state of employment for October 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.

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10 Job Interview Questions to Ask Candidates

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Oct 17, 2019 10:38:07 AM

“What is your greatest weakness” or “Tell me about yourself” are common interview questions that are constantly asked but don’t necessarily uncover much about a candidate. As an employer, it is your job to attract candidates and also identify top talent among those applicants. When interviewing for your organization, it’s important you ask questions that not only reveal the type of employee they are (skills, experience, hard-worker, etc.), but also, to assess how they will fit in with the company culture, their conversation skills, and their ability to perform under pressure.

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