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Ken Lizotte
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What Would Henry Do?

Jun 1
Joe Hart
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Preparing People for AI

Jun 22
Cathy Riley and
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Michelle Anderson
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Hire To Compete
How to NotHire a Turkey



Achieving Success Through People

Saturday, June 29, 2012

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Pam J. Green, MBA, SPHR

Power Project Institute

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 A business executive turned entrepreneur, keynote speaker, author, consultant and executive coach with more than 25 years of business leadership experience.

As the former VP/Chief Membership Officer for the Society for Human Resource Management (the worlds largest association for HR professionals), she was responsible for $37m P&L and strategies to engage and retain more than 260k business professionals! Since launching her company, Power Project Institute, LLC, she has been serving as a private consultant to multi-million dollar global corporations and their business executives developing strategies that lead to greater productivity, employee satisfaction and business results!

Pamela is a highly regarded keynote speaker, has spoken to hundreds of universities, corporations and conferences, and has been featured in a multitude of media outlets including HR Magazine, SHRM Online, Association’s Now, Biz Summits, The Columbus Post, The Network Journal, the Los Angeles Business Journal,, and The St. Marten Daily Herald to name a few. Pamela is a professionally trained executive coach, a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Human Resources and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio where she was born and raised.

Pamela has 4 books and a research report to her credit: * Lead, Achieve and Succeed in HR * Brace Yourself – This Could Be Fun * The Power of Engagement * The Power to Prioritize * Engagement Outlook 2013. She is working on her fifth book, Triple Threat, What Jay-Z, Martha Stewart, and the entertainment industry can teach us about career success and motivating performers! for publication in 2013!

Because her early childhood experiences limited her exposure to resources and information about career choices, Pamela struggled to find her career path and soon recognized she wasn’t alone. She formed the nonprofit organization, Power Project Youth Camp, to not only reduce summer learning loss for underprivileged and underexposed youth, but to also teach them strategies and techniques to expand their worldview leading to broader career decisions and improving their chances for business success. (Note: A portion of the proceeds from her book sales go to support her non-profit organization.)

Martha T. Ramirez, SPHR

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Director, Western Region & Field Services Director for the North Central Region for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) where she has worked since 2006.

Previously, she held the position of Regional Manager at SHRM. Prior to SHRM, Martha had 11 years of HR experience from the finance and manufacturing industries. Martha’s primary responsibility is to help SHRM members, volunteer leaders, HR professionals and their organizations find rewarding ways to get engaged in our chapter structure, the profession and with SHRM.

Martha holds a Bachelor of Science degree from DePaul University in Chicago. She is a lifelong resident of the Chicago area.

Trends in Career Transition

Saturday, June 22, 2013

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Our Guest:

Keith S. Mullin



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As Chief Executive Officer for Mullin & Associates/Lincolnshire International, Keith has progressed through a broad range of key assignments. These included leadership roles in finance, marketing, sales, and operations with titles that included CFO, COO, CEO, and Chairman. In addition he was elected to the leadership role heading the combined “Lincolnshire International and Career Net Europe” organization with responsibilities for directing synergistic growth and quality assurance for the over 200 worldwide locations.


Keith joined Mullin & Associates/Lincolnshire International in 1993 and quickly built on his diverse prior background as an equity trader and his National Sales Management role in the Healthcare industry. He played a key role in developing and launching an aggressive business plan for growth.


Keith, often quoted in The Wall Street JournalDaily News, and Crain’s New York, is a member of the board of the American Institute for Managing Diversity, a non-profit workplace diversity think-tank and research group that has led Mullin & Associates/Lincolnshire International into close association with the American Management Association as well as Financial Executives Institute where they have designated Mullin & Associates/Lincolnshire International as a preferred professional provider.


In addition, he was elected to the leadership role heading the combined “Lincolnshire International and Arbora” organization with responsibilities for directing synergistic growth and quality assurance for the over 200 worldwide locations. Keith, a marketing and business major, is a graduate of SUNY at Oswego, NY and currently resides in Rye, New York with his wife and five young children, where he is very active in community affairs.



2013 Maine HR Convention

Saturday, June 15, 2013

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This week on the HR Power Hour we are putting out a special broadcast with sounds and interviews from the 2013 Maine HR Convention.


New England Law Publishers, a great HR Power Hour sponsor, conducted the amazing conference–held at the Samoset Resort in Rockland, Maine from May 7-10. They provided attending HR professionals with many national keynote speakers, regional HRCI approved training programs, and a venue that just can not be surpassed. Bud Burnstein, CEO of, will speak about a great Boston cause that the convention was proud to highlight.

Our show will provide you a taste of the convention by covering some keynote highlights and interviews narrated by Jeremy Haskell, Sales Manager/Business Development from another great HR Power Hour sponsor, Jobs in the US and locally at Jobs in ME.

So if you were at the convention, enjoy the recap.

If you missed it: make sure to check out the show

to learn why you won’t want to miss the

Maine HR Convention in 2014!

HR Trends and Challenges

Saturday, June 8, 2013

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Our Guest:

Linda Varrell
Broadreach  PR

Adjunct Professor at Thomas College

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Nationally accredited in public relations, Linda Varrell founded Broadreach Public Relations in 2006, after a successful 25-year career in the financial services industry.

Linda has a track record of initiating and leading high-impact growth and improvement strategies for diverse organizations, and has demonstrated her expertise in strategic planning, brand development, media relations, community and employee relations, crisis communication, and project management.

She has led numerous initiatives that have increased market visibility while creating goodwill for organizations and their target audiences.  Linda is regularly tapped to speak at C-level events and industry-specific conferences. She is an adjunct faculty member at Thomas College’s business department, holds a master of science in organizational leadership, and is pursuing an MBA.

Linda is active in the community, focusing on youth development and community service, and works with numerous nonprofit boards including Maine Public Relations Council and Maine Youth Leadership. Linda lives in Yarmouth with her husband and their three golden retrievers.