Total Rewards Package: Does Yours Get the Job Done?

One of the most challenging aspects of the hiring process for both job seekers and employers alike is salary negotiation. While compensation is not the only deciding factor in whether a candidate will accept a job offer or not, it… Read more »

Flexible Work Arrangements: Where Are We Headed?

As work-life balance continues to blur into a work-life blend, flexible working has become increasingly more attractive in today’s workforce. While working from home may not be a feasible solution for every employee or every business, many different methods exist… Read more »

Are You Prepared for a Five Generation Workplace?

Within the last year or so, an amazing phenomenon has begun to occur throughout the American workforce. For the first time in history, four distinct generations are sharing the same workplace, with a fifth generation following closely behind. While this… Read more »

Ways to Improve Candidate Engagement

Recruiting, hiring, and retaining employees are anything but small tasks for HR professionals. With so much already on a hiring manager’s plate, the act of engaging candidates before making a hire often goes by the wayside.  The truth of the… Read more »

Do You Want to Reduce Your Cost Per Hire?

As the old saying goes, “you have to spend money to make money.” This rings true in many facets, even in hiring; it takes money to attract top talent and it takes skilled employees for a business to make money.… Read more »

What is Your Competitor Doing for Compensation?

In today’s tight job market, it is vital to be aware of what your competitors are offering for compensation and benefits. Although they are necessary and highly sought after by savvy job seekers, the truth is that many employees greatly… Read more »

Compensation Trends to Kick

In addition to a great company culture, compensation is one of the most valued aspects of a job for employees. Although most HR managers do not have many bad compensation habits, the ones they do have are common and can… Read more »

Developing Your Compensation Plan | Staffing Solutions Bangor Maine

A compensation plan must include a fair salary and benefits at least up to industry standard; however, small business owners who think salary and benefits are all that go into a compensation plan may be shorting themselves by missing out… Read more »

One Secret to Help Company Growth

Often times, the very solution you’re looking for tends to be found in the least likely place. The secret to company growth is no exception: conflict. Although many of us try to avoid conflict in the workplace at all costs,… Read more »

Interview Questions That Will Tell You Everything | Maine

Interviewing job candidates is tough. Employee fit is crucial, and many times, candidates will prove to be much better at interviewing than actually working. In the grand scheme of things, the interview process is such a short amount of time… Read more »