Optimize Your Work Space for Career Success

  It may be a talent-driven market, but being organized, productive, and effective are still key components of career success. Too much clutter can block your creative energies. Optimizing your workspace will enhance your ability to excel. Following a few… Read more »

Game-Changing Salary Negotiation Tips

Game-Changing Salary Negotiation Tips   Negotiating pay is sometimes intimidating, but you can optimize your success if you pre-plan and implement a strategic approach. Whether you are an industry pioneer, or a newcomer to the workforce, before you kick-start salary… Read more »

Burnout among Leaders

Pressure – overwhelming pressure – happens to most people at different times in their life. It might be on the job or off the job, but it’s an unfortunate reality. Whether at work, in a public office, or in a… Read more »

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 »