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Jim Stewart |

The Project Management Institute defines a Project Management Office as a “management structure that standardizes the project-related governance processes and facilitates the sharing of...

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Rob LeVine |

A while back, I caught up with a former employee. During our conversation he said, “I'm not even sure why you took so much time with me.” Caught off guard, I replied, “Because it's...

Who took top honors as a 'Best Place' to work in Maine?

Staff |

For the third year in a row, Belfast-based financial advising firm Edward Jones took home the top honors as the best large employer to work for at the annual awards and recognition dinner for the...

WEX joins 17% of businesses offering paternity leave

Staff |

Expectant parents who work full time at South Portland-based WEX Inc. now have up to six weeks of fully paid parental leave for the adoption or birth of a child.

Maine health centers will share $963K in fed grants

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The Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded 18 community health centers across Maine a total of $963,623 in federal funding to boost offered health care services and operational...

Report: Immigrants key to addressing Maine's workforce woes

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A new report from the Maine State Chamber of Commerce and the Maine Development Foundation says that attracting immigrants to the state is necessary to deal with Maine's workforce, which is projected...

'Market demands' lead to 31 layoffs at Mercy

As part of a large consolidation effort, the Portland-based Mercy Hospital announced the layoffs of 31 employees on Tuesday.

New Maine wellness programs encourage work-life balance

Laurie Schreiber |

Stand-up desks, lunch 'n learn sessions, groomed hiking trails, yoga classes and employee cruiser bikes: Workplace wellness programs are prospering in Maine and growing in popularity.

Coastal Healthcare Alliance announces leadership change

Staff |

Coastal Healthcare Alliance announced the retirement of its president and CEO, Mark Biscone, and said he’ll be succeeded by Mark Fourre, who is chief medical officer at LincolnHealth in...

Xerox will close Lewiston call center, eliminating 142 jobs

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The closing of a Xerox call center in Lewiston will lead to the layoff of 142 employees by the end of October.