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JobsInME: Woodard & Curran is this month's JobsInME local employer to watch: #Maine #MEjobs

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JobsInME: RT @glassdoor: "Thank you" goes a long way in the workplace. Workplace etiquette advice from @BonnieLowKramen

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JobsInME: In all of your years of employment, what is your proudest accomplishment? Tell us about it!

On The Move

Joanne Grant was recently hired as director of residential services at Hinckley by Day One.

Grant received her master’s degree in counseling with a concentration in clinical mental health from the University of Southern Maine.

Michael Sullivan joined Unum as assistant vice president of market development.

Sullivan was previously the senior director of marketing at Idexx Laboratories for more than 12 years.

Jimmy Quirion joined Macpage LLC, a certified public accounting firm, as a staff accountant.

Quirion, of Vassalboro, graduated from Thomas College in 2013 with a degree in accounting. He interned with the firm during the summer of 2013.

Bonnie Holding, a Master Maine Guide and small business owner, was named director of information and education at the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

Holding is a Master Maine Guide with 28 years of experience. For the past 23 years, she has also owned and operated her own business, the Gold/Smith Gallery at Sugarloaf Ski Resort.

Amanda Campbell recently joined Pierce Promotions as a manager in their client services group.

Campbell previously worked as an account manager for The Boston Beer Company.

Jenna Herbert joined Diversified Communications as a project manager.

Herbert was previously employed with Accruent of Austin, Texas.

Rachel Bannister joined Patrons Oxford Insurance Company in Auburn as personal lines senior underwriter and marketing supervisor.

Bannister is active in the Maine Chapter of CPCU. She has more than 20 years of insurance experience.


3:06 pm , 08/12/2014 Springborn Staffing

You may have the education, experience, and key skills for the job, but so do fifty other candidates. Even if there’s only five other candidates, unless you put yourself in the front of the pack, the job will go to someone else. So how do you accomplish this fete? Listen to what HR professionals have to say about stand-out candidates.

4:04 pm , 08/05/2014 Springborn Staffing

Employee reviews provide a way to track employee progress, increase productivity, and ultimately keep employees moving toward attainment of goals. Methods may differ from one company to another, but the purpose of and principles of conduct remain the same. Follow these best practices and performance reviews will have a positive impact within your company.

2:07 pm , 07/29/2014 Springborn Staffing

Everybody has the occasional bad day at work or the Monday morning blues, but when your bad days over rule the rest of your life and everyday feels like Monday, it’s time to stop, take stock, and evaluate your options. It might even be time for a career change.

Take the following test:

10:45 am , 07/23/2014 Springborn Staffing

Delegation is every manager’s responsibility. If you aren’t delegating (giving someone else the responsibility, authority, and accountability to act in your behalf), you aren’t fulfilling your role to its greatest capacity. True delegation serves multiple purposes:

5:49 pm , 07/08/2014 Springborn Staffing

More and more workers are removing themselves from the umbrella of authority that comes with being an employee and joining the “freedom” of freelancing, consulting, or other forms of independent contracting. In addition, more and more companies are contracting projects that were previously assigned to employees in an effort to cut costs by eliminating benefit packages. The key is knowing the correct way to classify a worker. The IRS implements stiff penalties against companies who avoid tax responsibilities, innocently or not, by classifying an employee as an independent contractor.

5:13 pm , 06/24/2014 Springborn Staffing

Companies that maintain an ethical culture in the workplace reap the rewards of more motivated and productive employees, resulting in greater financial success. Nonprofit and association management professional, Lori Porter, MBA, IOM, CAE, talks about it in her Associations Now blog post. “An organization’s ethical climate is important because it can improve employee morale, enrich organizational commitment, and foster an involved and retained workforce,” Porter wrote. “Organizational ethics are primarily driven not by policies and procedures but by the actions of its leaders.

10:41 am , 06/17/2014 Springborn Staffing

Many companies are losing their best. Replacing your top employees is costly – much more costly than a great retention plan. Taking the time to evaluate and reenergize your retention capabilities is crucial. Examine your company as a whole, of course, but also evaluate individual departments. Are some of your managers excelling at retention while others are losing talent? Identify your weak links; learn from your strong areas; build up you retention program. Invest in your business by investing in your greatest asset – your employees. Consider these top retention strategies.

2:55 pm , 06/11/2014 Springborn Staffing

Searching for a new job can be exhilarating, but also intimidating. The key in winning the war is having an adequate battle plan. Review the following tips to make sure your job search is advancing forward.

The Moment of Truth
Before you can win the dream job, you need to know exactly what your dream job is.

Who are you?
• What is your passion?
• What gives you energy?
• What are your priorities?
• What are your core values?

1:49 pm , 06/03/2014 Springborn Staffing

Cloud storage (such as Dropbox, Google Drive, and Amazon Cloud Drive) has been a efficiency-enhancing development in the workforce, enabling staff to access shared documents, conversations, and software from practically any device, anywhere in the world, but people still have concerns about the cloud’s logistics, data safety, and overall privacy issues. Follow these five steps to ensure your cloud storage experience is safe, organized, and efficient.

2:12 pm , 05/27/2014 Springborn Staffing

Planning wisely, and then focusing on conducting the plan can be a challenge, but the resulting increased productivity in worth the effort. Get started by following these 9 tips.