Can You Crack The Millennial Code?

Be honest: when you saw the word, “millennial” in the title of this article, did you roll your eyes?  You’re not alone.  Many employers’ first reaction to “millennials” is that they are “lazy,” “entitled,” and generally annoying to deal with.  But, this little workplace problem isn’t going away.  According to Forbes Magazine, by 2025 millennialsRead More

Train Your Managers to Handle Requests for Time Off

Your managers are key to many aspects of your organization – everything from employee engagement to reducing liability to knowing the employees enough to recognize when they are impaired. They are also your front line when employees are asking for time off for medical issues, which may trigger liability to offer disability or family medicalRead More

OSHA Inspections: First Impressions Count

Whether it’s a job interview, a presentation, or an inspection by a government auditor, first impressions count. That may be old news or common sense for most but we don’t always think of how to apply that to the work place and being ready for an OSHA or other inspection. How does that play outRead More

Update to Human Trafficking Poster Article

UP TO THE MINUTE UPDATE: DOES THE HUMAN TRAFFICKING POSTER APPLY TO YOU? We recently posted an article (link to article) letting employers know that the Maine Department of Labor (MDOL) issued a new poster about human trafficking (which you can find HERE). According to the MDOL’s website, that poster is required for all employers. Read More

New Employment Poster Required

UP TO THE MINUTE UPDATE: New Employment Poster Required as of August 2nd!           The Maine Department of Labor (MDOL) has issued a new poster about human trafficking which you can find HERE. Employers are required to display this poster in the workplace as of August 2, 2018.           While you’re downloading, printing and puttingRead More