Dealing With A Skills Gap? How You Can Locate The Help You Need.

There is a well-documented skill gap happening in Maine. Businesses need skilled laborers to help them meet demand, but there simply aren’t enough talented people to go around.  The problem predates the Great Recession, which only exacerbated the issue, forcing many businesses to shut down, downsize or merge.  The current skill gap is further complicated… Read more »

What Jobs Can I Find In Central Maine?

According to centralmaine.com, employers in the center of The Pine Tree State are struggling to find good people. This is especially true in the manufacturing sector, which is growing at a steady pace, despite what job seekers may be seeing and hearing in the national press. Manufacturing isn’t the only sector trying to find great… Read more »

What Should I Include On My Resume When Looking For An Office Job?

There is high demand for office support staff in today’s job market. Whether you are aiming for a role as an administrative assistant, office manager, personal assistant, project assistant or general office assistant, there are some important things to include on your resume to attract the attention of hiring managers. Resume Fundamentals for Office Jobs… Read more »

What Does Your Onboarding Process Say to New Hires?

Finding the right person for a position is a major win, but before you start celebrating, take pause because you’re not in the clear just yet. The onboarding process is arguably one of the most critical pieces of the retention puzzle. The first few days and weeks on the job will shape the way a… Read more »

How to Stay Safe On the Job in A Warehouse

According to OSHA, over twelve fatal injuries occur every day in American warehouses. That number may not seem large, but imagine your own family having to go on if you left work tomorrow and never came home. Warehouses are full of hazards, and according to OSHA, the most common hazards that lead to injury and… Read more »

What Are Companies Looking For When Hiring An Administrative Assistant?

Administrative assistants are usually the glue that holds a company together. They are often responsible for making their bosses – and the whole team – look good, usually with little fanfare. They can be assigned a wide variety of tasks ranging from event planning to report generation to presentations and even a bit of mind… Read more »

How Can You Get Your Jobs Filled Quickly With Qualified Candidates?

Competition for qualified candidates is steep in today’s market, and that can mean jobs are left unfilled for longer than average, increasing your cost-to-hire, straining your existing staff, and negatively impacting morale. It is crucial for business health to fill jobs quickly with candidates who have the skills and the staying power to succeed, but… Read more »

What Manufacturing Job is Right For You?

Modern manufacturing requires human assemblers and line workers and offers a variety of fulfilling jobs for people of all backgrounds, experience and skill levels. What Jobs Are Available In Manufacturing? Manufacturing is a broad industry that includes a variety of sectors. It covers, food, furniture, electronics, textiles and clothing, chemicals, metals, equipment, automobiles, and so… Read more »

Industry News Update For Manufacturing Jobs On The Southern Maine Coast Area

If you watch the national news, you’ve probably been operating under the assumption that manufacturing in the US is a long-dead industry. If you live in the southern coastal area of Maine, that thought can be especially disturbing, considering the robust history of manufacturing in the region. The reality of the situation is far different… Read more »

Customer Service Tips That Can Help You During An Interview

Competition for jobs in today’s market is steep and your interviewing style can make or break your ability to land your ideal position. You’ve probably heard tips on how to sell yourself in an interview and the ability to sell yourself is important, but you can also set yourself apart by taking some interview advice… Read more »