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Career fairs to help employers find the employees they need

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Maine Department of Labor's network of 12 CareerCenters have scheduled a number of hiring events through November at venues across the state. The goal: Connect hundreds of employers seeking to fill...

Here's one thing you can do to make more sales and improve your business

Gerard Bianco, Storyteller Marketing |

Q: What's one thing I can do to make more sales and improve my business?

Labor shortage hits Maine farms

A shortage of farmhands is making it tough for farmers to get their crops harvested.

Immigrants contribute $1.2B to Portland area economy, study shows

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Immigrants in the Portland metropolitan area contributed $1.2 billion to the area's economy in 2016, according to a report released on Friday.

National report: Maine women-owned businesses best in two categories

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A new national report looking at growth trends in women-owned firms between 2002 and 2018 puts Maine at the top of the 50 states and the District of Columbia in two categories: The percentage...

State expands scope of jobs suitable for teens

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The Maine Department of Labor announced Monday it has revised rules for minors under the age of 18 in non-agricultural employment.

Three Maine counties post record low July unemployment rates

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Unemployment rates were the lowest on record for July in Franklin (4.0%), Kennebec (3.2%) and Oxford (3.7%) counties and close to the lowest in most other counties, according to the latest report of...

Scared of radical change? Tips on getting out of that rut

Arthur Fink, Arthur Fink Consulting |

Tip No. 1: Change becomes more manageable and less scary when seen in a longer-term context.

USM arts center is not the answer

I have been a reader of Mainebiz for several years and enjoy the publication a great deal. I have a startup business in Scarborough and commute between Manhattan for other income, to...

Here are the companies named 'Best Places to Work in Maine'

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The Maine State Council of the Society for Human Resources Management announced today the winners in the 13th annual "Best Places to Work in Maine" program.