Holiday Tidbits from Springborn Staffing

Poinsettia Beauties – for Brightening your Decor Poinsettias have been making Maine beautiful for the holidays since the mid 1800s. An exotic plant native to Central America, it was brought into the states by Dr. Joel Roberts Poinsett, America’s first… Read more »

How to Hire for Emotional Intelligence (EI – Part II)

Last week in part one, we covered the why emotional intelligence (EI) is a valued commodity in candidates. Today we will share key tips for building a team of individuals with EI – the do’s and the don’ts – the… Read more »

Emotional Intelligence: Part I

Why It Matters The U.S. Department of Labor estimates the average cost of a bad hiring decision can equal 30% of the individual’s first-year potential earnings. That’s an alarming statistic for the company’s bottom line. That’s why many companies are… Read more »

Happy Thanksgiving

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” John Fitzgerald Kennedy Since 1963, when President Lincoln declared it a national holiday (thanks to Sarah Josepha… Read more »

Leadership Don’ts

“If you want something done, ask a busy person.” Benjamin Franklin Characteristically, Leaders have too many responsibilities on their schedule. Why? Because they not only have the ability to evaluate the list, prioritize it, delegate, and then act; they also… Read more »

Social Media and Your Career – Part II

“When Social Media Leads to Career Destruction.” Last week, we discussed how social media can be an effective tool for building professional relevancy. Beware! Social Media can also be a catalyst for professional bankruptcy. It has the power to build… Read more »

Social Media and Your Career – Part I

Professional Relevancy and Social Media Staying relevant in your field is foundational to career growth. Social media is foundational to staying relevant. The crux of the matter is knowing how to utilize your social media to stay relevant in, rather… Read more »

Onboarding for Long-term Success

Successful onboarding begins with a strategical plan. A well-designed plan, centered around your company’s purpose and mission secures long-term energized staff; while a failure to plan often results in high turnover – increasing both time loss and financial drain. Here… Read more »

The Road to Thought Leadership

Taking a journey without a specific destination can be an enjoyable experience, but while this works for your summer vacation, it doesn’t sit very well in your professional career. After all, if you don’t have a goal, you never know… Read more »

Gaining the Most from your Staffing Company

Many companies have recognized the financial value, as well as the time, risk, and stress-deduction benefit of connecting with a staffing company. Yet, in spite of the increased flexibility, positive results, and consistent ROI, they still aren’t gaining everything they… Read more »