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How to Get that Job Interview

Sending a customized resume and cover letter to that perfect-for-you online job listing is a great start: but it isn’t enough. To get noticed in today’s job market, you have to be proactive. To help maximize your success and improve… 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 »

Character Traits Every Company Must Have

Company culture is everything to a business owner.  The success of your team largely hinges on your ability to forge the right kind of culture – and creating the wrong kind of culture can completely destroy it.  While creating a… Read more »

How to Take the Stress Out of Employee Performance Evaluations

Employee performance evaluations are a critical part of running a business. A yearly review helps gage how effective the employee has been in their job, determine problems and resolve them, and provide new challenges for development. Performing a review can… Read more »

Essential Tips to Jump Start Your Job Search this Fall

Autumn is finally here, and while the year may be winding down, this is an excellent time for new beginnings – especially in your job search.  Taking the initial plunge into the job hunting process can be extremely overwhelming, especially… Read more »

What All Employees Need

Excellent salary, top-notch benefits, in-depth training, and growth opportunities may be the first factors that come to mind when you think of what would make you a great employer. Without a doubt, these are all important elements to consider, however;… Read more »

Hire the Best Candidates – No Matter the Cost

Despite your company’s yearly financial obligations, employees are without a doubt your most expensive asset. Recruiting, training, managing, communicating with, and ultimately, retaining quality employees can all be extremely overwhelming. However, for something so important that comes at such a… Read more »

E-Verify – The Pros and Cons

Since 2007, the E-Verify program has been gaining popularity with American companies. But also since its early days (it was first introduced as part of a pilot program in 1997), its use has been widely debated. Run jointly by the… Read more »

Managing Your Company’s Brand in the Tech Age

Before the dawn of the Internet, brand management was a bit less complicated. It meant maintaining face-to-face relationships, with little attention paid to editorials, if necessary. Most media outlets took time to deliver news and rarely included consumer opinions. In… Read more »

Lack of Experience? No Problem!

Do you know what the most heartbreaking words in a job description are for a recent grad? “Three to five years of experience required.” It’s rare in today’s market that you find a job posting that is specifically noted as… Read more »