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Broadreach Public Relations in Portland has hired Taylor Emhart as a public relations apprentice.

Emhart, of Yardley, Pa., will assist with social media, client relations, media relations, and strategic and tactical planning. Emhart is a recent graduate of the University of Maine. She previously interned in the WLBZ-2 newsroom and at the University of Maine Division of Marketing and Communications.

Tony Cox, co-owner of Casco Bay Frames and Gallery, was named president of Portland Buy Local.

Cox serves as chairman and co-founder of Bowdoinham Community Development Initiative. He is also a member of the steering committee for Portland Museum of Art Contemporaries. He previously served as director of community and economic development for the town of Bowdoinham.

Debra Tenenbaum was named secretary of Portland Buy Local.

Tenenbaum, of Portland, owns Front Porch Public Relations where she serves clients ranging from small businesses and arts organizations to film festivals and law firms. Tenenbaum is active with other arts and cultural organizations in the city and volunteers as the communications chair for the Hall School PTO.

Quincy Hentzel was hired as a director at Kemp Goldberg Partners.

Most recently, Hentzel spent 11 years as director of government affairs for the Maine Credit Union League. As an attorney and incoming president of the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce, she brings a multitude of strong business relationships to the agency. She serves on several boards including the Center for Grieving Children and Community Financial Literacy.

Dan D’Ippolito joined Broadreach as a production manager.

D’Ippolito was previously the marketing manager for Baxter Brewing Co. in Lewiston and the communications coordinator for Brooklyn Brewery in New York.

Brendan O’Rourke joined the law firm Thompson & Bowie, LLP as an associate.

O’Rourke will practice primarily in the areas of civil rights and municipal liability and insurance counseling services. A 2013 graduate of the University of Maine School of Law, O’Rourke joins the firm after spending the last year completing a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Joseph M. Jabar, associate justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.

Danielle Marks was named vice president of Portland Buy Local.

Marks, of Portland, started volunteering with Portland Buy Local five years ago after relocating to Portland from Washington D.C. She helps coordinate member mixers for Portland Buy Local, co-chairs the Indie Biz Awards, and markets B2B conferences and networking events for The Smithers Group in Falmouth.

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4:52 pm , 04/14/2015 Springborn Staffing

Knowledge: Participate in social media discussions, forums, roundtable, etc. Subscribe to professional journals. Attend conferences. Never stop learning.

Understand the foundational pillars of human resources.
• Best practices
• Trends
• Typical challenges
• Metrics

4:06 pm , 04/07/2015 Springborn Staffing

In last week’s post, we posted a discussion on mental engagement. We shared tips to better health – which increases energy and equips you to engage professionally – as well as tips for making a plan and staying the course. Today we will talk about feeding the soul – you are more than your mind and body. Taking time to nourish your spirit and emotions equips you for mental engagement.
Feed the soul.

5:28 pm , 03/31/2015 Springborn Staffing

Staying mentally engaged is a common core principle of productivity, time optimization, career growth, and job fulfillment. In our busy, and often chaotic, world, however, staying mentally engaged professionally can be a challenge. These tips will help you along the way.

5:28 pm , 03/31/2015 Springborn Staffing

Staying mentally engaged is a common core principle of productivity, time optimization, career growth, and job fulfillment. In our busy, and often chaotic, world, however, staying mentally engaged professionally can be a challenge. These tips will help you along the way.

4:01 pm , 03/24/2015 Springborn Staffing

Initial planning:
Understand company’s objectives, customers, products, services
What is your company’s mission statement? How does the product and or service you will be offering align with the mission statement? Who will be your target “customers”? If you have a solid understanding of these issues before you start, it will be easier to direct the process.
Establish the big picture

5:18 pm , 03/17/2015 Springborn Staffing

There are amany articles on the traits and/or skills of successful people, but what they value plays and equally – if not more important role.

5:30 pm , 03/10/2015 Springborn Staffing

#TGIF may be the popular end-of-the-week anthem scrolling across Twitter feeds, but in reality, studies show that working Americans aren’t the greatest at taking a break. As a generally workaholic nation, we see rest as synonymous with laziness, and wince at the thought of wasting an hour without doing something productive. Although some working Americans may be plan on relaxing on the couch and watching the game this weekend, 30 percent will be clocking in to work.

6:13 pm , 03/03/2015 Springborn Staffing

As your staffing agency, matching up the best candidates with the best jobs is our prime objective. For that reason, it’s prudent to consistently evaluate our recruiting practices and our partnerships with our clients. We value your business and strive to remain one-step ahead of the ever-changing recruitment industry. When we work together to stay on the cutting edge of recruiting practices, everybody wins.

Key points of best practice recruiting include:

1:36 pm , 02/24/2015 Springborn Staffing

Social media is today’s communication. Whether Facebook, LinkedIn, Google accounts, Twitter, Pinterest, or any other online connections, social media creates 24/7 relationships – something we both love and hate. Using social media tools is essential to business and, to many people, it’s a significant part of their occupation. Just as etiquette is an important part of face-to-face communication, it is also an important part of social media. In fact, the rules of etiquette for social media follow the same principles your grandmother taught.

11:28 am , 02/18/2015 Springborn Staffing

Performance reviews are often viewed as a necessary evil; considered at worst, a battle and at best, a total waste of time. With a change of attitude, however, and adequate preparation, a performance review can be a tool for professional growth.

10 tips for turning your review from a nightmare to a dream