Setting Long-term Career Goals

Creating a career plan, with long-term goals paves the road to success. When my niece and her husband decided ride their bikes across America, they didn’t just hop on and start peddling. They plotted their journey and set a time… Read more »

Skill Marketing

Creating a resume that stands out in the crowd doesn’t focus solely on impressive degrees and experience. Employers want to know that you have the skills for the position. They want a balance of specific functional skills and softer abstract… Read more »

Return–to–Work Strategies

Many companies will have, at some point, an employee who is injured on the job. Establishing an effective return-to-work program, benefits both the employee and the company. The worker benefits by being productive again and receiving a salary, and the… Read more »

Why Accurate Job Descriptions are Important

An accurate job description documents the responsibilities, the competencies, and the skill/experience/education required for a company position. They are essential to evaluate work distribution, organize your departments, recruit quality, and set standards for employee reviews. Last, but not least, they… Read more »

Is Cultural Fit Really that Important?

On average, human beings will spend approximately one-third of their lives at work. Because of this, it should come as no surprise that work feeds into many other aspects of our lives, influencing self identity, self esteem, and opportunities for… Read more »

Red Flags Employers Are Looking For

Although there is no clearly defined list of dos and don’ts when it comes to interviewing job candidates, there are some actions that are immediate red flags. Employers who are aware of these red flags are at a higher advantage… Read more »

Hitting the Curveball Questions | Staffing Services Maine

Curveball questions: interviewers love them and candidates hate them. It’s a classic case; an interview will appear to be going smoothly. You’ve demonstrated that you’ve researched the company and its competitors, as well as shown that you clearly possess all… Read more »

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 »

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 »