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September 9, 2019

10 Tips to Turn Your Restaurant Job into a Professional Gig


The food service industry is legendary for its intensity. The hours are long, the work is hard, the physical requirements are grueling, and the customers can be beyond challenging. To call it hard work is an understatement. So, if you’re looking to shift into a professional office job, maybe one that offers benefits like healthMore Info

September 3, 2019

Top 10 Tips for Finding a Job You Love Straight Out of School

College Grads

“Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.” While this popular saying from Confucius is a great sentiment, for most new college graduates, love won’t make your student loan payments. That said, nobody wants a job that makes them miserable, either. So, where’s the middle ground?More Info

August 26, 2019

How to Market Your Parenting Experience to Employers in Maine


As a full-time parent, you’ve already conquered the hardest job out there, not to mention one without an instruction manual. Now you’re ready to take your skills and unique perspective to the job force. Understandably, you may be nervous about re-entering the professional market with your college and early job experiences in the rearview mirror,More Info

August 19, 2019

How to Get a Job with Little or No Experience

College Grads

Congratulations on your recent college graduation! You are now armed with a degree (or two) and heading into the real world right here in southern Maine. If snagging that first professional job feels daunting, you aren’t alone. It’s easy for new college graduates to get trapped in the “you need experience to get experience” circle.More Info

August 15, 2019

How to Use Retail or Service Experience to Get a 9-5 Job


Anyone who has worked in the retail or service industry knows the list of valuable skills obtained in this fast-paced and high-stress industry is immense. Skills that are in high demand and applicable to today’s professional job market. So if you’re ready to move to a more predictable schedule – or one that includes benefitsMore Info

August 8, 2019

How to Get Your Foot in the Door at Maine’s Best Employers

College Grads

Ahhh, college graduation – so bittersweet. School’s out for, well, ever, and you’re heading full speed into a competitive job market with a shiny new degree. Now your challenge is getting your resume in front of the right people and standing out in the crowd of your fellow graduates. This can be an uphill battle,More Info