Making 2018 A Year of Growth

December, being the last month of the year, cannot help but make us think of what is to come.”  Fennel Hudson The hustle and bustle of the holidays is an exciting time in Maine – Bangor, and Portland, as well… Read more »

Side Hustles and the IRS

Before you know it, the end of the calendar year will be here. Many temp employees, as well as full-time employees, are doing the side hustle to earn some spending cash for the holidays and that long-awaited winter holiday. Side… Read more »

8 Reasons They Turned You Away

Sometimes finding that perfect position is difficult – you keep getting turned away, and you don’t understand why. Here’s some insight from Springborn Staffing. 1. You aren’t the right person for the job: Face it – you may be a… Read more »

Career Management

Success is often swifter and sweeter to those who take the time to manage their careers; to be proactive in setting and intentionally meeting their professional and personal objectives. It doesn’t happen in a day, of course, or a week,… Read more »

Earning Respect as a Leader

Being a leader/manager/supervisor doesn’t guarantee respect. While your employees may show respect for your title/position, it doesn’t mean that they respect you as a professional. Authentic respect, as well as trust and loyalty, is always earned. We’re not talking perfection… Read more »

Networking your Way to A New Job

You’re in the market for a new job – or maybe even a career change, but where do you start. With your network, of course. But don’t make a haphazard go-for-broke network blitz – give it your best shot. It’s… Read more »

Team Players

While Dion Lewis, Tom Brady, and Chris Hogan are each “stand alone” NFL heroes for the New England Patriots, they worked together as essential parts of a powerful team. In this crucial play (one of many) their collaboration scores one… Read more »

Job Hopping 101 – Part II

Last week we laid the groundwork for job-hopping – a discussion of the pros and cons. But now that you have a good understanding of why and why not, how does that apply specifically to you? Maybe you don’t feel… Read more »

Job Hopping 101

Gone are the days of staying with a company for 30-40 years. In fact, many would say staying with a company for life is a sign of lethargy, rather than a sign of loyalty. But is the constant hop a… Read more »