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Five Steps to Maximizing Cloud Storage

Cloud storage (such as Dropbox, Google Drive, and Amazon Cloud Drive) has been a efficiency-enhancing development in the workforce, enabling staff to access shared documents, conversations, and software from practically any device, anywhere in the world, but people still have… Read more »

Increasing Productivity at Work

Planning wisely, and then focusing on conducting the plan can be a challenge, but the resulting increased productivity in worth the effort. Get started by following these 9 tips. • Create a plan. Create the big picture plan, and then… Read more »

Conducting Effective Meetings

Regardless of emails, phone calls, memos, etc, meetings are still one of the most effective ways that people share and exchange information, get feedback, plan, collaborate, and make important decisions for their company. While technology is an incredible blessing, it… Read more »

HR Managers and LinkedIn Groups

LinkedIn hosts thousands of discussion forums – groups focused on a considerable range of industries and subgroups with even more specific targets. These groups are a powerful feature on the world’s biggest social network for business. Joining, and participating, in… Read more »

Setting Long-term Career Goals

Creating a career plan, with long-term goals paves the road to success. When my niece and her husband decided ride their bikes across America, they didn’t just hop on and start peddling. They plotted their journey and set a time… Read more »

Come and join us at this year’s HR Convention!

Springborn Video Please join us at the 2014 HR Convention from Tuesday May 6th – Friday May 9th. The convention will be held at the Samoset Resort at 220 Warrenton Street in Rockport Maine. Our booth will be located at… Read more »

Skill Marketing

Creating a resume that stands out in the crowd doesn’t focus solely on impressive degrees and experience. Employers want to know that you have the skills for the position. They want a balance of specific functional skills and softer abstract… Read more »

Return–to–Work Strategies

Many companies will have, at some point, an employee who is injured on the job. Establishing an effective return-to-work program, benefits both the employee and the company. The worker benefits by being productive again and receiving a salary, and the… Read more »

Why Accurate Job Descriptions are Important

An accurate job description documents the responsibilities, the competencies, and the skill/experience/education required for a company position. They are essential to evaluate work distribution, organize your departments, recruit quality, and set standards for employee reviews. Last, but not least, they… Read more »

When a Negative Background Check Requires an Individualized Assessment

The candidate for hire made the short list. He/she is on the top, but the criminal background check came back with a negative report. This isn’t that surprising; according to the US Department of Justice, 30% of American adults have… Read more »