According to a release dated March 9, 2018 from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, the unemployment rate of Massachusetts in January was 3.5%, which is six tenths of a percentage point below the national average. 2017 marked the 8th consecutive year of job growth in Massachusetts, according to a statement from […]
Be strategic in your career by creating a SWOT analysis
Be strategic in your career by creating a SWOT analysis Personal development is an essential step for making yourself more appealing to employers. People apply many different tactics to stand a part in this competitive Boston market. In order to truly excel is important to be self aware of not only your strengths and weaknesses in the work […]
Monday Motivation: What motivates you to do well at work?
What motivates you to do well at work? Mastering the art of interviewing can be very tricky; no two interviews are ever the same. Before walking into an interview, it’s wise to familiarize yourself with the specific company, their culture and common interview questions so you can provide strong answers. One question we can guarantee your […]
Scary Thoughts Everyone Has During Job Interviews – ZipRecruiter
Scary Thoughts Everyone Has During Job Interviews – ZipRecruiter When facing stiff competition, stressful interviews, and the looming threat of rejection, searching for a new job can be one of the most intimidating undertakings you may encounter throughout the course of your professional career. Rest assured, you are not the only person who suffers from these fears. Here we have […]
Why We Love Working in Boston
Why We Love Working in Boston In honor of Boston’s Marathon Monday we would be remiss in not sharing our reasons for loving Boston and showing our pride for this amazing and strong city! Not only is it a city known for its world-class sports, seaside beauty, and cultural heritage, but Boston is also a fantastic place to establish […]
Celebrating 15 Years Working With You – Laufer and Associates
Celebrating 15 Years Working With You Laufer and Associates is very excited and proud to celebrate 15 years of providing exceptional Recruiting and Staffing services to the greater Boston and New England area. Over these 15 years, we have prided ourselves in fostering unprecedented business relationships with our all our clients and candidates, and it is because of these […]
Laufer Rundown: Boston Networking Events
Laufer Rundown: Boston Networking Events Networking is nothing more than getting to know people. Whether you realize it or not, you’re networking every day and everywhere you go. Your network of friends, relatives, colleagues, and acquaintances is a valuable job search resource. Networking can sound intimidating, but attending events can lead to new connections that may open doors […]
Laufer Tips: “How to Ace a Job Interview On The Phone” – Tailored for You!
Laufer Tips: “How to Ace a Job Interview On The Phone” – Forbes Advice Tailored for You! Though the practice may soon shift to video conferencing or Skype, the phone is still the most common way for a first interview to take place. Here are some ways you can feel just as prepared for your […]
“Interviewing and Job Strategy Tips No One Will Actually Tell You” – Buzzfeed Tips curated for you!
“Interviewing and Job Strategy Tips No One Will Actually Tell You” – Buzzfeed Tips curated for you! Always be kind to the receptionist. You never know who they may know in the company. Learn how to ask the best questions to show your smarts. Asking questions can help you to get answers for a given […]
Laufer Run Down: Strong Job Market for 2016 – The Washington Times
Laufer Run Down: Strong Job Market for 2016 – The Washington Times President Barack Obama delivered his final State of the Union address on Tuesday last week and confidently stated that our nation’s economy is far sturdier than it was when he took office in 2009. December’s jobs report capped a strong year in which […]