Essential Safety Tips for Warehouse, Industrial, and Landscaping Workers

Do you know what warehouse, industrial, and landscaping jobs all have in common? The answer is safety. All the jobs that fall under those industries require heavy lifting, potentially dangerous machinery and equipment, weather conditions, and chemicals. No one wants to get hurt, but sometimes we neglect best safety practices because it takes extra time… Read more »

Your Skills Are Your Greatest Career Asset. Here’s Why

If you are an industrial worker living in Maine, there’s something you need to know: Employers are suffering from a skill gap. This means that companies are looking for skilled laborers to fill jobs, but they can’t find enough workers to fill them. With the right approach in this market, talented laborers can write their… Read more »

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 »

Here Are Some Things You Should Do When You Get a New Job

Congratulations, you received a job offer and accepted! Getting a new job can be an extremely exciting time, but there are some things you need to do immediately to ensure a smooth transition into your new role. Talk to Your Boss Resigning is never really easy, even when you’re thrilled about your new opportunity. It’s… Read more »