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 »

Emotional Intelligence and You – the Candidate

(Emotional Intelligence – Part III; Read Part I and Part II) “Emotions need to be taken seriously,” says Sigal Barsade, professor of management at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. “They can provide a company with… 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 »

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 »

Securing your Career Future

Whether you are entry-level, high school degree, a double major with an MBA, or a skilled IT specialist who can code in multiple languages, securing your career future does not rest in hard skill, expertise, education, and experience alone. Whether… Read more »

Revving up your Resume

Your resume is an ongoing work of art. You don’t drive your car without regular oil changes or replacing the battery, spark plugs, tires, etc. You take care of your car, so it lasts you a long time and doesn’t… Read more »

Discover Why Talent Leaves

A stable economy – or at least an economy in recovery – brings nothing but good for businesses, right? Unfortunately, not. While there are many plusses, and we certainly favor it over the recession, there is one little annoying factor… Read more »

Success at the New Job (and the old one)

You’re hired. It’s a new job in a new company. It’s both scary and exciting. Success in this position will be a great career move. Here are 18 tips from Springborn Staffing to help you do just that! Strictly Personal… Read more »

Attractive Leadership

If you desire to be a leader – professionally and personally, it’s essential to understand the keys that open the door to leadership. What are the tenets of leadership? What are the character traits, communication skills, personality styles, etc. that… Read more »