November Portland Breakfast Forum Recap: Listen Up! That’s How HR (and You) Can Drive Culture in Your Workplace

KMA’s Angela Hansen was pleased to participate in the Portland Breakfast Forum last month, which focused on how HR drives culture. Hosted by Carol Coultas and Peter McGuire of The Press Herald, Angela joined panelists Cynthia Murphy of CEI and David Pease of Bangor Savings Bank to tackle …read more…

Many Managers Are Uncomfortable Communicating with Their Employees – Here’s How You Can Help Them

(from the 24-Hour HR Support Center)

Here’s a startling statistic: nearly 70% of managers are uncomfortable communicating with their employees. That number comes from a Harris Poll conducted on behalf of Interact, and it indicates that managers may at times shy away from doing basic management …read more…

Many Managers Are Uncomfortable Communicating with Their Employees – Here’s How You Can Help Them

(from the KMA HR Support Center)

Here’s a startling statistic: nearly 70% of managers are uncomfortable communicating with their employees. That number comes from a Harris Poll conducted on behalf of Interact, and it indicates that managers may at times shy away from doing basic management duties.

…read more…

Employee Retention Tips – You’ve Found Them, Now Keep Them!

We hear a lot about workforce shortages and strategies for attracting and finding the best talent. But what are we doing once we find those employees?

Retaining employees helps maintain productivity and reduces organizational energy spent searching for new employees, which is time consuming and costly. Acting intentionally to …read more…