What Kinds Of Jobs Can I Find In The Midcoast Region Of Maine?

There is no place quite like the midcoast region of Maine.  There are cities, small towns, islands, forests and beaches all clustered together. You can hike a trail in the morning, visit the ocean at lunch and be in a bustling downtown area for dinner. But what types of jobs are available in the midcoast?… Read more »

4 Ways Your Company Can Create a Positive Branding Image Online

No matter what business you’re in, it’s important to understand that today’s candidates are looking for more than just a paycheck. They want to find a job that helps them achieve their goals at an organization they can feel good about working for. This means that in order to attract strong talent, you have to… Read more »

What You Can Do to Stand out From Other Candidates

Competition for jobs in today’s market is fierce. Hiring managers spend a lot of time evaluating resumes and interviewing candidates, and it can be difficult to make a lasting impression and distinguish yourself from the pack. Here are some strategies you can use to stand out from other candidates and be remembered for all the… Read more »

Strong Onboarding Equals High Retention

Most people in the workforce have at least one (but typically more) stories of onboarding horror. Managers not knowing they were starting that day. Showing up for a new job and not having a workspace. “Training” that consists of sitting in a tiny room reading manuals all day long. These stories are amusing, but take… Read more »

How to Network Your Way to a New Job

When you are seeking new career opportunities, it pays to diversify your job search strategies. Directly applying to job posts should be your main job-seeking activity, but it shouldn’t be your only activity and it never hurts to know someone with the inside track. Networking can be an effective tool in your job search, but… 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 »

Don’t Ignore These Warning Signs of an Unhappy Employee

Happy employees are engaged in their work, productive and are much more likely to stick with their jobs over longer periods of time. Unhappy workers disengage from their work, struggle to maintain output and could be planning to leave your organization. The key to retaining good workers is to notice when they begin to demonstrate… Read more »

Employment Outlook in Bangor, Maine

In early 2017, economists and real estate experts discussed the state of the Maine economy at the Maine Real Estate And Development Association’s (MEREDA) annual conference, which has become one of the most anticipated economic events in the state over the last several years. There was much good news to be shared at this year’s… Read more »

How to Make a Candidate Feel at Ease During an Interview

When a candidate is overcome with nervousness, an interview can go downhill quickly. Anxiety can cause people to behave in ways that are out of character, and you could be losing out on great employees thanks to nerves. It’s a good idea to help put candidates at ease so they can relax and show their… Read more »

Here Are Some Things You Should Do When You Get a New Job

Congratulations, you received a job offer and accepted! Getting a new job can be an extremely exciting time, but there are some things you need to do immediately to ensure a smooth transition into your new role. Talk to Your Boss Resigning is never really easy, even when you’re thrilled about your new opportunity. It’s… Read more »