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 »

Employment Outlook in Lewiston/Auburn, ME

If you live in Maine, you know there has been much made of the loss in manufacturing jobs in the state over the last ten years. While those numbers can paint a grim picture, the overall employment outlook for the state and for Auburn specifically, tells a very different story. The Unemployment Rate Has Been… Read more »

How a Little Problem-Solving Training Can Lead to a HUGE Boost in Productivity

Most of your job postings likely cite problem-solving skills as a requirement for new candidates. But just how often and how well does your team problem solve in their daily activities? The ability to identify a problem and develop a creative solution is essential for productivity. Investing in actionable problem-solving training could be the best… Read more »

Employment Outlook In Portland, Maine

While Maine overall has had some losses in the manufacturing sector in recent years, the city of Portland and its outer lying regions have been outpacing the rest of the state in terms of employment and economic growth, and that pace should continue in the coming year. Where the Jobs Will Be As the population… Read more »

Start Your New Year Off Well With These 3 Job-Search Tips

If you have been searching for new job opportunities, you probably took a little time off for the holidays. Now that December is behind us, it’s time to jump back in and get your search going again. Here are three tips to help you get your job search on the right track in the New… Read more »

Set the Right New Year’s Resolutions for Your Team

A new year is always a hopeful time when we “reset the clock” after the holidays, starting with a fresh set of goals and a new perspective. Many of your employees come back in January with a determination and motivation that wasn’t there in mid-December. The goals you set for your group right now will… Read more »

Employment Outlook in Portsmouth and Seacoast NH

According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Southern New Hampshire has led New England in average economic growth over the last several years. While national growth has struggled to reach three percent, the Portsmouth, and Seacoast New Hampshire areas have enjoyed anywhere from seven percent growth to ten percent growth; good news for… 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 »

5 Tips for Throwing the Best Office Holiday Party

Office holidays can be epic fun or epic disasters. A great holiday party shows appreciation for your team’s hard work throughout the year and helps forge strong bonds between co-workers, while a bad holiday party can lower morale.  Here are some tips to help ensure your party is remembered for all the right reasons. Make… Read more »

Employment Outlook in the Charlotte, Winston-Salem, Greensboro Areas

Any North Carolinian who watches cable news, reads newspapers or even skims headlines on social media knows that economic and employment forecasts vary. Some experts say we are on the path to growth, some predict impending doom and gloom, and still others say we are running stagnant. So just what is the employment outlook in… Read more »