All posts by Adam Richards

Adam Richards

About Adam Richards

Adam Richards is a semi-retired business professional originally from Bangor, Maine. He spent the majority of his career in sales and marketing where he rose to the marketing lead of a Fortune 1000 company. He then moved on to helping people as a career counselor that specifically helped bring families to self-sufficiency through finding them rewarding careers. He has now returned to Bangor for his retirement and spends his free time writing. This blog will be about everything he learned throughout his career. He'll write on career, workplace, education and technology issues as well as on trends, changes, and advice for the Maine job market and its employers.

4 Steps to Healthy Eating While at Work

The workplace can be demanding and busy. Many people have short lunch breaks, if they have one at all, and many more people head out to the deli or takeaway to buy their food.  But you have decided to commit to a healthy lifestyle and you would like to eat a healthy lunch most days, […]

The Best Time of Year for Remodeling Projects

When is the best time to remodel your home? The truth is that there are better times, depending on what you are renovating. Another consideration is cost-saving, but the ideal time and cost-saving don’t always coincide. Taking all factors into consideration, there are a few guidelines you must follow to keep your project on track. […]

How To Take Your Business Online

In the digital age, not having an online presence for one’s business can result in  significant lost profit and market share. Most prospective customers of any product or service use the internet to search for companies that may meet their needs. For this reason, it is very important for any business owner that they take […]

Understanding The Federal Reserve

Anyone who holds an investment portfolio or watches the financial markets knows how drastically the market reacts to news put out by the Federal Reserve. This is because the Federal Reserve plays a major role in determining the state of the US economy, and thus the world economy. While all central banks function relatively the […]

How to Rebuild and Fix Your Credit

Getting yourself into a situation that damages your credit might seem like the end of the road, but it needn’t be. A lot of people have found themselves in the same situation, and it’s what you do about it that will determine the outcome. Your credit score is affected by a failure to pay debts […]

Will Bankruptcy Lower My Credit Score

Bankruptcy is a process undertaken by individuals whose financial situation has dire they no longer have the means to meet their payment obligations to their debtors. Choosing to file for bankruptcy can be a difficult decision, but is usually made as a last resort. Bankruptcy offers an individual the avenue to have their debts erased […]

Common Product Design Mistakes

The best product designers learn through trial and error. What they tend to realize before long is that listening to users and fulfilling their needs is the best way to develop great products.  There is a great deal that goes into designing, developing and manufacturing a new product. The design has to begin with a […]