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What’s the best way to get a new leader up to speed?

Answered by Stephen Jenks Ph.D, Greyledge Consulting |

Q: What's the best way to get a newly hired or promoted leader up to speed?

Maine in lower tier of U.S. states for economic impact of immigrants


Maine ranks 37th out of the 50 states and District of Columbia in WalletHub's new analysis of the economic impact of foreign-born populations.

Grant provides support for Mainers seeking digital careers


The University of New England Academy of Digital Sciences has been chosen as a learning provider by Coastal Counties Workforce Inc., which together with Educate Maine, received a $4 million U.S.

Ask ACE: When do I end the chase with prospects?

Answered by Denise Martin, You Simply Better |

Q: When do I end the chase with prospects? If I follow up on expressed interest, my emails and calls are not returned. I feel that I'm bugging them — but I...

How To: Lead with courage, compassion and wisdom

Jim Bouchard |

There's a lot of talk about courage and compassion in leadership today. That's terrific, these are two essential qualities for effective leaders. I'd add wisdom, too.

Fourth happiest state? It's Maine


A national report analyzing five metrics for each of the 50 states puts Maine as the fourth-highest state overall for well-being.

Hiring slower than expected for SaviLinx, Wayfair

Last winter’s announcements that Boston-based home furnishing store Wayfair would be bringing 500 jobs to Brunswick Landing and the call center company SaviLinx would be hiring an additional...

Bank of America donation to help new Mainers gain employment


Bank of America has donated $45,000 over three years to Portland Adult Education to support classes for new Mainers seeking their first job in the United States.

Here’s your chance to nominate your boss as ‘business leader of the year’

Mainebiz is now accepting nominations for its 2017 Mainebiz Business Leaders of the Year program.

Employers advised to take close look at 2017 state income tax withholding

Maine Revenue Services, a bureau of the Maine Department of Administrative and Financial Services, has issued an advisory clarifying the calculation of 2017 Maine income tax withholding for certain...