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Library in Waterville to host Job Fair

By Alex Raymond on April 21, 2016, at 1:50 p.m.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Waterville Public Library, Waterville, Maine For more information: 2078052083 WATERVILLE — A Job Fair featuring 30 employers will be held 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, at Watervill Public Library. The job fair is free and open to the public. Bring copies …

March Programs for Job Seekers at the Machias and Calais CareerCenters

on March 01, 2016, at 4:31 p.m.
CALAIS and MACHIAS — CareerCenters, part of the Maine Department of Labor, offer a variety of services to help people find employment or to upgrade skills. Each center provides several public-access computer workstations with Microsoft Office software, resume and cover letter writing software, Internet access, and O’Net software for skills assessment. …

UMF Career Fair brings more than 50 business reps to campus on March 2

on Feb. 23, 2016, at 1:24 p.m.
FARMINGTON, Maine — The UMF Career Fair will be held 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, in the corridor of the Olsen Student Center, located on South Street in Farmington. The event is hosted by University of Maine at Farmington Career Services and is free and open to the public. An annual event for …

Madison area job fair slated for Feb. 24 rescheduled to March 2

on Feb. 22, 2016, at 10:45 a.m.
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Somerset Abbey, 98 Main St., Madison, Maine For more information: 207-474-4950; mainecareercenter.com MADISON — The Skowhegan CareerCenter, Backyard Farms, KVCAP, Somerset Abbey, and the Madison Business Alliance’s, Madison area job fair with 18 employers, originally scheduled for 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, …

8 things Valentine’s Day and job searches have in common

By Lisa R. Miller on Feb. 13, 2016, at 7:29 a.m.
Much like Valentine’s Day, searching for a job is filled with hope, excitement, and, occasionally, disappointment.

Job Fairs Scheduled Around the State

on Jan. 25, 2016, at 4:29 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Spring job fair season is beginning to take shape around Maine, providing an opportune time for job seekers looking for work. The Department of Labor’s network of 12 CareerCenters will sponsor or participate in several career fairs. Hundreds of employers will hire for both permanent and seasonal positions. …

Maine Warden Service to hold informational meetings on becoming a warden

on Jan. 12, 2016, at 11:49 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Warden Service will hold several informational meetings around the state in early February. The meetings will be an opportunity to meet with Maine Warden Service staff to ask questions about the current hiring process and discuss what can be expected in a career as a Maine …

DOL Rapid Response to help workers affected by closing of Tim Hortons and Pizza Huts

on Nov. 19, 2015, at 3:27 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Department of Labor has scheduled a Rapid Response session for workers affected by the closings of Lewiston-Auburn Tim Hortons and two Pizza Huts in Auburn for 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, at Lewiston CareerCenter on Mollison Way. Workers who have lost their job may be …

‘I’m sorry’ has become the go-to excuse. It needs to stop

By Lisa R. Miller on Nov. 01, 2015, at 6:13 p.m.
Saying “I’m sorry” is so overused that even BuzzFeed has made fun of it.
Transcense COO and cofounder Pieter Doevendas, right, works with intern Lutetia Li at the company's office in Oakland, California, on July 27, 2015.

12 things all summer interns should do before leaving their gig

By Lisa R. Miller on Aug. 01, 2015, at 2:20 p.m.
In a few short weeks, chances are you’ll be packing your bags and heading back to campus. Hopefully, you’ve spent the summer working at a fabulous company gaining practical experience that you can add to your resume. Your internship may have helped you become clearer on your career path. Even …
A dedicated western provinces job search station is seen at the YMCA Career & Employment Resource Centre in Sydney, Nova Scotia, February 10, 2015.

14 tips to create a great reputation

By Lisa R. Miller on July 31, 2015, at 3:59 p.m.
In life, there are very few things that you do where you can’t get a second chance. There is, however, one notable exception: your reputation. A great reputation may be the single most valuable asset you can possess. It is important at all stages of your career, whether you are …

Customer Service Training at EMCC

By Matt McLaughlin on May 27, 2015, at 10:47 a.m.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.Tuesday, June 16, 2015 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.Tuesday, June 23, 2015 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Eastern Maine Community College, Maine Hall, Room 119, 354 Hogan Road, Bangor, ME For more information: 2079744621; emcc.edu Eastern Maine Community College is offering …

Southern Midcoast CareerCenter programs, workshops for May

on April 15, 2015, at 11:44 a.m.
BRUNSWICK, Maine — The Southern Midcoast CareerCenter, part of the Maine Department of Labor, and its partners offer a variety of services to help people find employment or upgrade skills and employers to find qualified workers. The Southern Midcoast CareerCenter in Brunswick continues its series of workshops and programs for …

Rockland CareerCenter workshops and programs in May

on April 15, 2015, at 11:42 a.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine — The Rockland CareerCenter, part of the Maine Department of Labor, and its partners offer a variety of services to help people find employment or upgrade skills and employers to find qualified workers. The Rockland CareerCenter continues its series of workshops and programs for job seekers and those …

Spring job fairs to be held around Maine

on March 27, 2015, at 10:46 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Spring job fair season is underway around Maine, providing an opportune time for job seekers looking for work. The Department of Labor’s network of 12 CareerCenters will be sponsoring or participating in several career fairs. Hundreds of employers will be hiring for both permanent and seasonal positions. Job …

‘Growing a Skilled Workforce’ seminar at UMFK

Bangor Daily News on March 20, 2015, at 11:36 a.m.
FORT KENT, Maine — A St. John Valley Small Business Academy workforce development seminar “Growing a Skilled Workforce” will be offered 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, at Nadeau Hall, Teleconference Room, at University of Maine at Fort Kent. Session facilitators will be Joanna Russell, executive director of Aroostook and …

Calais and Machias CareerCenters offer helpful sessions

on Feb. 19, 2015, at 12:11 p.m.
CALAIS and MACHIAS, Maine — CareerCenters, part of the Maine Department of Labor, offer a variety of services to help people find employment or upgrade skills. Each center provides several public-access computer workstations with Microsoft Office software, resume writing and cover letter software, Internet access and O’Net software for skills assessment. All …

March programs at the Rockland CareerCenter

on Feb. 18, 2015, at 12:48 p.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine — The Rockland CareerCenter, part of the Maine Department of Labor, and its partners offer a variety of services to help people find employment or upgrade skills and employers to find qualified workers. The Rockland CareerCenter continues its series of workshops and programs for job seekers and those …

March workshops at the Skowhegan CareerCenter

on Feb. 18, 2015, at 12:45 p.m.
SKOWHEGAN, Maine — For those who are looking to make a change in careers or get a new job, the Skowhegan CareerCenter will be offering a variety of programs for job seekers in March. Workshops and events are held at the CareerCenter unless otherwise noted. To learn more, like the …

March Programs at the Southern Midcoast CareerCenter

on Feb. 18, 2015, at 12:38 p.m.
BRUNSWICK, Maine — The Southern Midcoast CareerCenter, part of the Maine Department of Labor, and its partners offer a variety of services to help people find employment or upgrade skills and employers to find qualified workers. The Southern Midcoast CareerCenter in Brunswick continues its series of workshops and programs for …