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KMA Human Resources and TPS Group Announce Strategic Partnership

TPS Group - Expert Guidance and Customized Solutions since 1964On June 10, KMA and TPS Group announced a new strategic relationship by which TPS will expand its Human Resources consulting division into northern New England through a partnership with KMA. Through KMA, TPS now offers clients several packages of HR services and hourly HR consulting services, including compliance with state and federal employment laws (including HR compliance reviews), review and revision of client HR forms and documents (including employee handbooks), employment record-keeping and filing, compensation issues, performance management, employee relations, benefit planning, recruiting and talent retention, and training. [read full blog]

KMA Announces Organizational Development Programs for HR Professionals and Developing Leaders

HR CONNEXT - Tools for HR ProfessionalsHR CONNEXT (Tools for HR Professionals): Gain tools and strategies through customized topic presentations, discussions with a trusted network of HR peers you can connect with for support and solutions when needed, and access to a team of seasoned HR consultants at KMA for coaching on strategies for your most pressing HR challenges . . . [Get Program Information]

KMA's Management Connext programMANAGEMENT CONNEXT (Tools for Developing Supervisors and Managers): Facilitated by KMA’s HR and organizational development experts, Management CONNEXT is a progressive, 6-part series of instruction and discussion focused on the fundamental skills and core competencies required to lead effectively . . . [Get Program Information]

Thousands Attend June 12 Androscoggin B2B Trade Show

Androscoggin B2BKMA was one of more than 165 exhibitors at last week’s Androscoggin Business to Business Trade Show, making a number of great contacts.

Held in Lewiston and presented by the Lewiston-Auburn Economic Growth Council, this all-day, community event proudly showcases the Lewiston-Auburn business community and its people.

Each year, the Androscoggin B2B Tradeshow provides businesses . . . [Read Full Blog]

HR Tips & Resources

The High Cost of Low Employee Commitment

Employee Relations - Piece of the PuzzleDoes your company experience less-than-optimal employee commitment? Are you able to recognize it when you see it, and do you know what it’s costing you? According to a recent Gallup study, disengaged workers cost US companies some $300 billion over five years in lost productivity and lower customer satisfaction due to poor employee performance . . . [Read More]

Performance Evaluation Tips to Keep Your Summer Cool

HR Performance Evaluation TipsIf one of your jobs on your summertime HR “to-do list” is completing annual performance evaluations for your staff, consider these tips to make the task a little less stressful so you can keep your cool: Help employees prepare for their evaluation meetings by having them complete a self-evaluation on their accomplishments for the past year, noting where they feel they have performed well or . . . [Read More]