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Maine job match service hit with data breach


The vendor of a web-based job link service used by Maine and at least nine other states reported Tuesday it had been the victim of a malicious data breach.

Maine's unemployment rate drops to lowest level in 16 years


The January unemployment rate for Maine was the lowest since 2001.

Maine companies go on the road to recruit top talent

Bangor Savings Bank, IDEXX and WEX are among fast-growing Maine companies that are planning a March 23 trip to Boston to encourage Boston-area entrepreneurs and job-seekers that there are great...

High court rules against Shaw's in age discrimination suit

James McCarthy |

Maine's highest court ruled Tuesday against Shaw's Supermarkets in an age-discrimination case that could have implications for other employers in the state.

Maine Senate votes for task force to tackle workforce challenges

The Maine Senate votes to create a new task force to address one of the biggest challenges holding back Maine's economy: inadequacies in the state workforce.

Ask ACE: How can a company justify spending on outplacement services?

Answered by William Stone, Ed.D., NCCC, of Promising Futures |

Q: Some companies offer outplacement to their departing employees. If you plan a layoff because of finances, how can you justify spending the money on...

One-stop shop launched online for Maine job seekers and employers


Maine job seekers and employers can now go to a single website for information on free job training and hiring programs.

Collins co-sponsors bill to protect older workers from discrimination

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, is co-sponsoring a bill to protect older workers against discrimination.

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.