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USM to launch new public health degree program

Staff |

The University of Southern Maine will launch a new baccalaureate public health program in the fall of 2019, building on the nationally renowned and accredited Master's in Public Health program at...

A handy formula to improve your listening

Jim Milliken, Communication Consultant |

Q: I'm told I don't listen well. How can I improve?

Maine credit unions raise over $792K to end hunger

Staff |

Credit unions from across Maine gathered in Freeport on Tuesday to celebrate the conclusion of the Maine Credit Union League’s 2018 Campaign for Ending Hunger. The initiative, backed by all of...

Legislature revisits bill that would require employers to provide sick leave

James McCarthy |

A bill sponsored by state Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Senate District 29, would require employers with more than five employees to implement a paid sick leave policy, in which employees would earn at...

Manufacturers Association of Maine launches strategy to grow workforce

Laurie Schreiber |

Manufacturers Association of Maine, in Portland, has launched two programs to help manufacturers fill jobs.

Five Maine ‘healthy food’ nonprofits receive $125K from Harvard Pilgrim

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation has awarded $125,000 to five Maine community food programs, part of the nearly $625,000 in new Healthy Food Fund grants awarded to 25 nonprofits in Connecticut,...

New report: Drug overdoses decrease in 2018; more than 80% involved opioids

James McCarthy |

A new report shows that the number of drug overdose fatalities decreased slightly for the first three quarters of 2018, compared with the same period in 2017.

HospitalityMaine picks Terry Hayes to lead workforce development effort

Laurie Schreiber |

After a statewide search, HospitalityMaine has found its new director of workforce development in Terry Hayes, a former state treasurer, legislator and 2018 gubernatorial contender.

Pilot program launches in Portland to help major employers’ recruitment efforts

Staff |

After five successful years supporting employers and relocating families in Bangor, Maine Career Connect is expanding to Portland.

How to: Three tips for improving your leadership performance

Rob Neal |

A senior vice president for a mid-size logistics company I was coaching last year asked me, "What's this executive leadership coaching really about? Sum it up for me." No...