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.

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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…

Behavior Practices of Mentally Strong People

by Kristen Kellner, KMA Human Resources Consultant, whose experience includes training and development, customer service, leadership and organizational development, team effectiveness, and group facilitation. She earned a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Maine at Orono and a M.Ed. from the University of Southern Maine. Kristen …read more…

Guest Blog: Objectives Before Outcomes – A Values-Based Approach to Transferring Your Business

Steven Tenney, Senior Vice President of Family Wealth Management Partners at UBS, and his team use wealth management and advanced planning to help business owners bridge the gap from their current reality to their intended legacy. With offices in Portland, Maine, Steve can be reached at (207) 791-5559 or …read more…