Building Effective Teams – Part I

What constitutes the “perfect” team – or at least a highly effective one? That’s a difficult question to answer, but a crucial one when you’re putting together a team for your company’s next big project. While studies have shown that… Read more »

Email: It’s Good for Business

Yes, your company should consistently post blogs, maintain a Facebook page and tweet a repertoire of info bites, but these social media marvels have not replaced email – they’ve enhanced it. Email marketing is not a bygone of the past… Read more »

Employee Value Proposition:  Asking the Tough Questions

Engaging the best talent – and then retaining them – can be difficult in our talent-driven market. Sometimes we need to dig a little deeper to get results, and it often begins with questions – the tough ones.    “Why… 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 »

Beating the Holiday Money Crunch with Springborn

Most people get excited about the holiday season. Celebrating family traditions, spending time away from work with those you care about—these are enjoyable things. But not so much if you worry about the stress crunch on your wallet? If you… Read more »

Security Snapshots

In your concern over cybersecurity, don’t overlook the basics. Property theft and vandalism still happen. Security cameras are an essential part of “best practices” for most businesses, due to their ability to capture clear images and videos. In the event… 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 »

Your Business and an Ethical Culture

With weekly – and sometimes daily – scandals in the corporate world, standing out as an ethical business is the backbone of success. It begins in the highest echelons of a company. When the owner, HR, and upper management make… Read more »

Top 6 Skillsets for Office Staff

Working in an office is no different than any other position – to succeed takes commitment and soft skills, as well as the right education, training, and experience.  Every office, from banking, finance, and insurance, to law firms, medical offices,… Read more »