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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 »

Maine Celebrates July 4th

Maine, the Pine Tree State, was recognized as the 23rd state on March 15, 1820, as part of the Missouri Compromise, which allowed the entrance of a “free” Maine since Missouri entered as a slave state. Settlers first arrived in… Read more »

Cutting Through the Chaos of H-1B Work Visa

There’s a lot of emotions, politics, and general chaotic uproar surrounding the H–1B visa. Let’s pause a moment, dump the chaos, and take a straightforward look at the situation. It began when a shortage of technological, scientific, and other specialized talent… Read more »

Customer Service Tips for Social Media

Winning customer service doesn’t start when someone walks through your door or end with just a friendly phone call to follow up with a client. It doesn’t revolve around the occasional helpful email when someone has a question. Why? Because… Read more »

Building Strong Company Teams

In a recent blog, we discussed the traits of team players, but that’s only half of the picture. Management carries responsibility too – in creating a workplace environment that encourages healthy teams and happy players. So . . . what… 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 »