Management Tips For HR Managers That Drive Results

Human Resource management is important for businesses of all sizes and in all industries. Whether you manage a department of 1 or 100, you are responsible for driving critical results for your organization and that means committing to growth over time. Use these management tips to ensure that you are an HR rock star. Focus… Read more »

Master These 5 Interview Strategies

In today’s competitive job market, your experience and resume simply aren’t enough to land your ideal job. If you want to impress the hiring manager and stand out for the right reasons, you should master these five interview strategies. One: Study Up Preparation is the key to success in any job interview. Take time to… Read more »

Dealing With A Skills Gap? How You Can Locate The Help You Need.

There is a well-documented skill gap happening in Maine. Businesses need skilled laborers to help them meet demand, but there simply aren’t enough talented people to go around.  The problem predates the Great Recession, which only exacerbated the issue, forcing many businesses to shut down, downsize or merge.  The current skill gap is further complicated… Read more »

How to Stay Safe On the Job in A Warehouse

According to OSHA, over twelve fatal injuries occur every day in American warehouses. That number may not seem large, but imagine your own family having to go on if you left work tomorrow and never came home. Warehouses are full of hazards, and according to OSHA, the most common hazards that lead to injury and… Read more »

What Are Companies Looking For When Hiring An Administrative Assistant?

Administrative assistants are usually the glue that holds a company together. They are often responsible for making their bosses – and the whole team – look good, usually with little fanfare. They can be assigned a wide variety of tasks ranging from event planning to report generation to presentations and even a bit of mind… Read more »

What Manufacturing Job is Right For You?

Modern manufacturing requires human assemblers and line workers and offers a variety of fulfilling jobs for people of all backgrounds, experience and skill levels. What Jobs Are Available In Manufacturing? Manufacturing is a broad industry that includes a variety of sectors. It covers, food, furniture, electronics, textiles and clothing, chemicals, metals, equipment, automobiles, and so… Read more »

Mistakes You Didn’t Realize You Were Making at Work

The first few weeks on a new job are a time to impress, but as the weeks and months pass by, it’s easy to get a little lax. Soon, personal productivity is down and you spend more time on Facebook than you spend preparing your weekly reports. If you’ve noticed your quality of work has… Read more »

The Importance of Setting Career Goals for the New Year

The new year is almost here, which means many people are thinking about New Year’s resolutions and the changes they want to make in the near future. It’s also a great time to think about your own career goals, especially if you’re starting to feel a bit stagnant. Your Career, Your Goals Every professional has… Read more »

3 Critical Questions to Ask Before You Accept a Job

Job searches are grueling and can tax you mentally, emotionally and even physically. So when a hiring manager calls to offer you a position, it’s tempting to just say yes without even thinking. Before you accept a job, however, there are three critical questions you must ask. One: Will You Enjoy What You Are Doing? This… Read more »

Manager Spotlight: 5 Things That Will Motivate Your Staff

  Maintaining a motivated staff is essential for productivity, limiting turnover, and meeting goals – goals that managers themselves must answer for. A manager’s responsibility of keeping a team motivated can range from maintaining focus to simply making sure employees arrive on time. Managers, especially new managers, sometimes struggle to maintain employee motivation. And, not… Read more »