As the COVID-19 crisis continue, CMA can provide guidance on human resource best practices and answers to frequently asked questions. As an essential business, CMA continues operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, and our professionals are currently working remotely and following social distancing guidelines. If you need HR assistance, including guidance on hiring, furloughs, layoffs, return to work or other workforce concerns, contact us at 207.780.1125 or

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Premium Assessment Products

CMA is proud to present a suite of premium assessments that our consultants draw on for leadership development and team building sessions and retreats.

The Birkman Method®

The Birkman Method® is a scientifically developed, multi-dimensional assessment that integrates behavioral, motivational and occupational data together to predict behavior and work satisfaction across situations. The Birkman Method is the personality assessment for improving people skills and aligning roles and relationships for maximum productivity and success.

Key measures of The Birkman Method® are

• Usual Behavior – effective behavioral styles for tasks and relationships
• Underlying Needs – internal perceptions and expectations for how tasks and relationships should be governed
• Stress Behavior – ineffective behavioral styles when needs go unmet
• Interests – vocational and avocational preferences.
• Occupational - 22 job families, 200+ job titles
• Management Styles - approach to managing tasks and people.
• Work Environment - the work environment that brings the best support and fit.

The Ken Blanchard Companies'

DISCovering Self and Others with 360° Feedback is the most commonly used version of the popular four-quadrant behavioral model with concepts originally developed by Dr. William Marston in the late 1920s. It is easy to comprehend and provides powerful feedback on behavioral preferences. The 360° feedback mechanism validates true self-findings while Blanchard’s accompanying workbook and job aid are best-in-class for usability, encouraging both self-understanding and improved relations with others in the workplace.

The Blanchard program is focused less on labeling and more on developing an awareness of an individual’s behavioral preferences, as well as those of others with whom the individual interacts. The program is hands-on and packed full of activities that promote a participatory experience with the goals of:

  • Greater self-understanding and responsibility for everyday interactions with others
  • Improved teamwork
  • More choice of communication styles
  • Realization of core strengths to be leveraged
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Kevin M. Healey

Kennebec Savings Bank has used many services provided by CMA. Executive recruitment, career counseling for employees, AAP support and Human Resources consultation. I am pleased with the quality of their work and I don’t hesitate to recommend their services to other HR professionals. CMA is Maine’s “home Town” team when it comes to providing professional HR services.

David Pease

CMA is my go to HR advisor when we need extra hands, eyes or minds to work on an employment related situation or project. I work with CMA in a highly collaborative partnership – we look at our organization’s vision and strategic plan, create a plan that is aligned and customized. I trust the team and am very satisfied with the work and results!

Allison Briggs

CMA is a fabulous trainer: knowledgeable, energetic, and practical! They delivered communication skills training to 30 of our hotel department managers, and the feedback we received was terrific. We certainly will request them back again.

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