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On The Move

Dan Morin recently joined MaineHealth as director of government affairs.

Morin, of Scarborough, comes to MaineHealth from the Maine Turnpike Authority. Before that, he was director of government affairs for the Kansas Medical Society, representing over 4,000 physicians.

SIS Bank hired Eric Beauregard as a commercial lending officer at the bank’s Sanford headquarters. Most recently, he was a commercial relationship manager at Northway Bank of Portsmouth, N.H.

Joanne Felice Boucher, owner of Felice Boucher Photography of Portland, was honored with numerous awards at the Maine Professional Photographers Convention held in Brunswick. The many awards she received include the 2014 Maine Photographer of the Year, Best Client Image, Artistry in Photography, Wedding Album of the Year, Best of Show and a Creative Image Award.

Rachel Green joins Preti Flaherty’s business law group in Portland.

She focuses her practice on a wide range of matters, including corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and other transactions. Before joining the firm, Green practiced with a firm in New York. She lives in Portland.

Robert Harper was named acting superintendent at Riverview Psychiatric Center. Harper is a veteran leader in state government with vast experience in mental health services. Most recently, he served as a patient advocate with the Disability Rights Center, where he provided support to clients of Riverview Psychiatric Center. He is a member of the adjunct faculty (mental health and human services) at the University of Maine in Augusta.

Troy Hendrickson joins Gorham Savings Bank as assistant vice president, senior business officer of its Scarborough branch.

Hendrickson brings more than 10 years of banking experience, most recently as vice president, banking center manager at The Bank of Maine. He is active in the community and serves on the board of River Tree Arts in Kennebunk.

Attorney Eben Albert-Knopp of Bernstein Shur was named the 2013 Pro Bono Attorney of the Year by the Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project. Albert-Knopp of Portland was recognized for his work on several Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project cases. He’s a member of the firm’s business law practice group, litigation group and the data security team.

Careers

1:36 pm , 04/15/2014 Springborn Staffing

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 provide documentation of legal compliance.

Purpose of Job descriptions

4:02 pm , 04/08/2014 Springborn Staffing

The candidate for hire made the short list. He/she is on the top, but the criminal background check came back with a negative report. This isn’t that surprising; according to the US Department of Justice, 30% of American adults have criminal records. This includes individuals   erroneously arrested and never convicted, those who have a non-malicious one-time incident, as well as those with multiple convictions pertaining to violent crimes. So what is the next step?

11:19 pm , 03/06/2014 Bangor Daily News

Is your job search off to a slow start or getting stuck? Here are some quick time-saving job search tips that will help your hunt for a new job go smoothly. Be Prepared. Have a voice mail system in place and sign-up for a professional sounding email address. Consider getting …

2:49 pm , 01/28/2014 Springborn Staffing

Salary projections for HR employees in 2014 are in: increases are projected to hold steady. For the second year in a row in the United States, average base pay increases will remain at 3 percent. Although employers remain cautious with their salary budgets, pay rates are gradually approaching close to where they were before the onset of the recession. According to Salary.com, a human resource generalist can make anywhere from $34,000 to $55,000 in Bangor, ME.

3:57 pm , 01/15/2014 Springborn Staffing

Technology has been credited with changing the business world on more than one occasion and HR is no exception. In fact, many businesses today cannot complete daily tasks and responsibilities without the use of a computer or Internet access.

As technology continues to have a significant impact in nearly all areas of business, it’s important to keep up with the latest trends and developments predicted for 2014.

Consider the following areas:

11:26 am , 12/30/2013 Springborn Staffing

The cultural fit of a company and its employees should never be overlooked during the hiring process. Although a candidate’s skills and experience are strong indicators of their likelihood to succeed in the position, it is important to look beyond the basics and determine how they will fit within your company’s culture. Because it cannot be trained, hiring for cultural fit increases your employee retention rate and allows employees to reach expectations much more quickly.  To make sure you are adequately hiring for cultural fit, begin with the following:

2:43 pm , 12/15/2013 Springborn Staffing

Today’s multicultural workplace allows for a well-rounded and diverse workforce armed with a variety of invaluable skills and experiences. It also means that cultural barriers in communication are bound to be abundant. Aside from the difficulty that often accompanies understanding individuals who speak a different language, many other factors can present challenges when it comes to working with people from differing backgrounds. The best way to understand and work harmoniously in a culturally diverse workplace is to begin breaking down the barriers.

11:11 am , 12/13/2013 JobsinME.com

Looking for an inspiring story that not only gives you insight into a company's hiring process, but provides you with the hope to find a great job? Then check out JobsInME.com's "Getting to Work: Real Hiring Success Stories."

Real, Inspiring Stories

11:11 am , 12/11/2013 JobsinME.com

By John Wagner,CareerCenter

Many Americans strongly support the idea that no veteran should have to fight for a job at home after they have fought for our nation overseas. Yet many veterans are doing just that, especially younger veterans who never worked in the private sector prior to their service.

Accelerated Learning Curve

11:11 am , 12/06/2013 JobsinME.com

By Alison Hinson, AlisonHinsonMBA.com

There are many good reasons your company offers a 401(k) plan and, unfortunately, many good reasons why your employees don't participate.

Despite all the current and future benefits of a 401(k) plan, many employees are too focused on their immediate financial needs to save money for the future. Given the performance of the stock market in the past 10 years, they might also be wary of investing.

The Impact