Bonney Blog

Don’t Ignore These Warning Signs of an Unhappy Employee

Happy employees are engaged in their work, productive and are much more likely to stick with their jobs over longer periods of time. Unhappy workers disengage from their work, struggle to maintain output and could be planning to leave your organization. The key to retaining good workers is to notice when they begin to demonstrate… Read more »

Employment Outlook in Bangor, Maine

In early 2017, economists and real estate experts discussed the state of the Maine economy at the Maine Real Estate And Development Association’s (MEREDA) annual conference, which has become one of the most anticipated economic events in the state over the last several years. There was much good news to be shared at this year’s… Read more »

How to Make a Candidate Feel at Ease During an Interview

When a candidate is overcome with nervousness, an interview can go downhill quickly. Anxiety can cause people to behave in ways that are out of character, and you could be losing out on great employees thanks to nerves. It’s a good idea to help put candidates at ease so they can relax and show their… Read more »

Here Are Some Things You Should Do When You Get a New Job

Congratulations, you received a job offer and accepted! Getting a new job can be an extremely exciting time, but there are some things you need to do immediately to ensure a smooth transition into your new role. Talk to Your Boss Resigning is never really easy, even when you’re thrilled about your new opportunity. It’s… Read more »

Employment Outlook in Lewiston/Auburn, ME

If you live in Maine, you know there has been much made of the loss in manufacturing jobs in the state over the last ten years. While those numbers can paint a grim picture, the overall employment outlook for the state and for Auburn specifically, tells a very different story. The Unemployment Rate Has Been… Read more »

How a Little Problem-Solving Training Can Lead to a HUGE Boost in Productivity

Most of your job postings likely cite problem-solving skills as a requirement for new candidates. But just how often and how well does your team problem solve in their daily activities? The ability to identify a problem and develop a creative solution is essential for productivity. Investing in actionable problem-solving training could be the best… Read more »

Employment Outlook In Portland, Maine

While Maine overall has had some losses in the manufacturing sector in recent years, the city of Portland and its outer lying regions have been outpacing the rest of the state in terms of employment and economic growth, and that pace should continue in the coming year. Where the Jobs Will Be As the population… Read more »

Start Your New Year Off Well With These 3 Job-Search Tips

If you have been searching for new job opportunities, you probably took a little time off for the holidays. Now that December is behind us, it’s time to jump back in and get your search going again. Here are three tips to help you get your job search on the right track in the New… Read more »