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October 17, 2019

Top Tips for Parents Returning to the Workforce


Returning to the workforce after taking time off to raise kids can be, well, a little intimidating. Of course, there are plenty of great benefits, like lunch hours that don’t involve cutting off crusts, bathroom breaks without toddlers banging down the door, and most importantly – getting paid for your labor. But getting to thoseMore Info

October 17, 2019

5 Reasons to Pack Your Bags and Move to Maine for Work


Everyone wants to come to Maine these days. From the craft beer to the fresh seafood to the oceans, mountains and lakes at every turn – there’s a lot to love. For many who are burned out by life in a big city the prospect of moving to Maine is enticing, but finding a newMore Info

September 30, 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

September 23, 2019

How to Find the Right Job After Raising Kids in Maine


Not long ago, you made a choice to stay at home with your children because that was the right decision for your family. Now, things have changed. Perhaps your kids are starting school, or your financial situation has shifted – either way it can be intimidating to re-enter the workforce after an extended break. WhereMore Info

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