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Career Development

Massive Online Open Courses Are Trending by Melissa Cardin
Options to Improve Your Software Skills by Melissa Cardin
Skills Needed for the 21st Century by Diane Dunton
Discover Your Leadership Strengths by Diane Dunton
Moving Out of Your Comfort Zone by Diane Dunton
Look to Your Career Center for Training by Mary Lafontaine
Advanced Job Search Tools To Find Job Opportunities by JobsInTheUS.com
These 4 Daily Habits Will Help You Land a Job in the New Year by JobsInTheUS.com

Career Events

Six Steps to Succeed at College Career Fairs by Steven Porter
How Job Fairs Have Changed by Heidi Sawyer
Job Fair Season = Work Opportunities by JobsInTheUS.com
What Not To Do at a Job Fair by Heidi Sawyer

Career Ideas

Time to Become a Techie by Jim Baumer
Four Traits for Aspiring Social Media Managers by JobsInTheUS.com
Working at Home Has Growth Potential by Margaret Hansen
Eight Recession Resilient Jobs by JobsInTheUS.com
Interview with a Publisher, Freelancer by Margaret Hansen
What You Could Learn from a Contractor by Melissa Suey
Odd Jobs as a Feasible Option by Margaret Hansen
Gold Rush of Resilient Local Tech Jobs by Mike Sherwood
Short-term Temping Has Unexpected Payoffs by JobsInTheUS.com
Five Growing Jobs That Will Send You Back to School by Elizabeth T.
Interview with a Registered Nurse by JobsInTheUS.com
Green Jobs Are Growing. What Do They Look Like? by JobsInTheUS.com
Six Ways to Stay Marketable by April Clark
3 Reasons Why You Should Work For A Former Employer by JobsInTheUS.com
Create World Peace, Improve Retirement by Kevin Carley
Are You Root Bound by John Neal
Interview with a Career Coach by Margaret Hansen
Freelancing as a Viable Career Option by Jim Baumer

Career Planning

Three Tips to a More Fulfilling Job by Melissa Suey
Interview with an HR Consultant: Job Seeker by Margaret Hansen
Look Before You Leap Into That New Job by Margaret Hansen
Teaching Jobs with the Best Prospects by Leslie Rothman
New Year Intentions vs. Resolutions by Diane Dunton
Five Steps to Reaching the Stars by Margaret Hansen
Job Options for Non-Drivers by Melissa Cardin
Letting Go of the Golden Handcuffs by Diane Dunton
Five Steps to an Informed Career Choice by JobsInTheUS.com
7 Career Books to Read During a Job Search by JobsInTheUS.com
Starting Over Takes Courage Diligence by Diane Dunton
Find the Right Job by Knowing What You Want by Judi Perkins

Career Research

6 Rhode Island Companies With Great Cultures (Who Are Hiring Now!) by JobsInTheUS.com
Personality and Fit Most Likely to Win Job by Margaret Hansen
Baby Boomer Trends That Could Impact You by Margaret Hansen
Are They Green Enough? by Margaret Hansen
Three Ways to Focus Your Career by Margaret Hansen
What About Working for a Non-Profit? by Jim Baumer
Overachievers Are Overrated by Margaret Hansen
Ten Jobs Employers Can't Fill by Margaret Hansen
Are You the Contracting Type? by Margaret Hansen
Most Popular Industry Shows Promising Outlook by Margaret Hansen
Overqualified Employees Forge Ahead by Margaret Hansen


Maine Job Seekers Will Love These New Hiring Plans by Sarah Blais
New report details Maine Nursing Shortage by Sarah Blais
Interview with Salvation Farms by Shawn Mcgowan
Interview with River Arts by Shawn Mcgowan
Interview: Family Center of Washington County by Shawn Mcgowan
Interview: Vermont Folklife Center by Margaret Hansen
Interview-Relay for Life Helps So Many by Margaret Hansen
Interview with Gifford Medical Center by Shawn Mcgowan
Nonprofit Interview: Vermont Foodbank by Margaret Hansen
Interview with a Nonprofit Winner: GMALL by Margaret Hansen
Interview with The Community Cupboard by Shawn Mcgowan
Interview with Camp Ta-Kum-Ta by Shawn Mcgowan
Interview with a Vermont Nonprofit: AWARE by Margaret Hansen
Why Community Matters To Your Business by April Clark

Compensation & Benefits

When To Ask About Pay For A Job: What Constitutes A Good Time To Ask? by JobsInTheUS.com
Researching Salary? Talk to Humans by Margaret Hansen
Ten Tips for a Smoother Open Enrollment by JobsInTheUS.com
How to Trim Benefit Costs and Foster Loyalty by Margaret Hansen
Salary Competes with Perks by Margaret Hansen
Get Your Employees Outdoors and Benefit by Margaret Hansen
Nixing PTO Spells Freedom by Margaret Hansen
Offering a 529 Plan as an Employee Benefit by Alison Hinson
Flexible Hours Take the Cake in Summer by Margaret Hansen
How to Increase 401(k) Participation and Why It's Important by Alison Hinson
Temporary Pay Cuts Better Than Nothing by Margaret Hansen
Leveraging the Affordable Care Act by Rick Dacri
Spending Accounts Save Everyone Money by JobsInTheUS.com
Higher Ed Jobs Offer Fringe Benefits by Margaret Hansen
Summer Internships Take a Little Homework by JobsInTheUS.com
Get Noticed This Summer Via Employees by Heidi Sawyer
Help Cure the Parent-Summertime Blues by Alison Hinson
Job Offers Aren't Always Set in Stone by JobsInTheUS.com
Salary Talks, but Fit Is Louder by Judi Perkins

Employment Etiquete

On Process Holding Job Fair Aug 22-23 in Belfast by Chris Russell
June 26th Job Fair in Augusta by Chris Russell
RMS Consumer Direct Career Fair! May 16th by Chris Russell
When Should You Say You Can Start A Job? by JobsInTheUS.com
5 Tips On The Protocol For Two Weeks Notice by JobsInTheUS.com
What Your Handshake Reveals by Andrea Pastore
Mastering Informational Interviews by Judi Perkins
Making a Smooth Exit from Your Job by Mike Sherwood
Don't Forget the Magic Words by Johnna Major


Celebrating the Holiday Bills All Year Long by Alison Hinson
Talking About Money Can Save Your Career by Alison Hinson
Your Tax Reward for Job Hunting by Alison Hinson
The Most Unproductive Time of the Year by Alison Hinson
How Do You Stretch Your Paycheck? by Margaret Hansen
Degree Rich, Cash Poor by Alison Hinson
Achieve Top Line and Bottom Line Success by Alison Hinson
Don't Let Bad Credit Spoil Job Searches by Alison Hinson

Getting To Work Series

Getting to Work with JobsInTheUS.com by Jeff Desmond
Getting to Work with JobsInTheUS.com 2 by Jeff Desmond
Getting to Work with Central Maine Orthopaedics by Jeff Desmond

Healthy Outlook

6 Vermont Based Jobs That Burn Calories by JobsInTheUS.com
The Confidence Game by Judi Perkins
Begin with an Ending: Four Stages of Career Transition by Susan Posluszny
Ten Ways to Beat Unhealthy Stress at Work by Margaret Hansen
Driving Fear Away From Your Job Search by Diane Dunton
Take A Vacation That Helps Your Career by Margaret Hansen
Change Is More Than a Resolution by Jim Baumer
How to Get a New Job off to a Good Start by Elizabeth T.
Work Bullying-Be Part of the Solution by Jeremy Haskell
Job Search Rx: How to Stay Healthy by Melissa Suey
A Social Wedding for Work-Life Balance by Shawn Mcgowan
Don't Wait to Find Your Passions by Diane Dunton
What Motivates You? by Diane Dunton
Six Solutions to 'Annoying Coworkers' by Cynthia Wright
Your Health: Through the Employer Lens by Melissa Suey
Transitioning to a Former Field by Melissa Suey
Taking Stock Via Journaling by Diane Dunton
How to Control Your Work Engagement by Heidi Sawyer
Economic Lessons Through Lemonade by Margaret Hansen
Why Money Is Not a Good Motivator by Diane Dunton


8 Tough Nursing Interview Questions Asked In Healthcare by JobsInTheUS.com
How To Explain Why You Were Fired: Interview 101 by JobsInTheUS.com
The Ultimate Interview Checklist by JobsInTheUS.com
The Subconscious Wins During a Job Interview by Judi Perkins
Be Ready for These Five Interview 'Risk' Questions by Margaret Hansen
Let Go of Perfection and Win by Judi Perkins
Helpful Apps for Acing Interviews by JobsInTheUS.com
Three Ways to Sail Through the Toughest Interview Questions by Margaret Hansen
Making a Great First Impression by Cynthia Wright
Nine Ways to Impress When Opportunity Calls by Margaret Hansen
Take Charge of a Bad Interview by Judi Perkins
Practice Interviewing by Answering These by Judi Perkins
Job Offers Are Never a Sure Thing by Rick Dacri
10 Customer Service Representative Interview Questions by JobsInTheUS.com
Prepping Can Avoid Costly Interview Mistakes by Margaret Hansen
Moving Past Degree Requirements by Margaret Hansen
Gain These Five Insights to Succeed in a Panel Interview by Judi Perkins
Eight Interview Questions You Must Ask by Heidi Sawyer
Five Great Ways to Weed Yourself In by Melissa Suey
Be Ready for That Prized Interview by JobsInTheUS.com
Don't Speak Too Soon About Your Credit by Judi Perkins
Five Simple Steps to Ace Job Interviews by Judi Perkins

Job Search

Upcoming Maine Job Fairs for 2017 by Chris Russell
Interview: I Found a Great Job by Margaret Hansen
Find Your Inner Salesperson by Johnna Major
Pros Must Follow the Same Job Search Rules: Learn the Three Components by Judi Perkins
Common Errors to Avoid in Job Hunt by Judi Perkins
Ten Tips to Re-launch a Paused Career by Dawn Rossetti-melissa Brodeur
When Your Employer Shuts Their Doors by Alison Hinson
Five Companies That Help Working Parents by Margaret Hansen
Overcoming Age and Weight Bias by Dawn Rossetti-melissa Brodeur
Cost of Finding a Job by JobsInTheUS.com
Online Job Hunting: Safety First by Steven Porter
Make Networking a Central Part of Your Job Search by Johnna Major
Five and a Half Tips for the Holiday Job Hunt by Steven Porter
Fitting In Gets the Job by Margaret Hansen
Five Don'ts for Candidates in Today's Job Market by Johnna Major
Over 50? Five Ways to Help You Land a Job by Steven Porter
Seven Ways to Make a Seasonal Job Permanent by Margaret Hansen
Job Seekers Weigh In with Mixed Strategies by JobsInTheUS.com
Three Tools to Organize the Modern Job Search by JobsInTheUS.com
Finding a Job After Age 60 by Diane Dunton
Your Job Hunt Needs Advanced Sales by Judi Perkins
Energize Your Job Search by Jim Baumer
Arm Yourself Against Job Scams by Judi Perkins
Over-50 Job Search: Accentuate the Positive by Melissa Suey
MySpace, Twitter, Facebook: Avoiding Career Pitfalls by JobsInTheUS.com
Change in Seasons Brings Change in Focus by Diane Dunton
Five Reasons to Keep Job Searching During the Holidays by JobsInTheUS.com
Five Ways to Stand Out at a Job Fair by Margaret Hansen
Temporary Work Bridges Gap During Recession by Margaret Hansen
Comparing Job Offers Takes Analysis by Margaret Hansen
Explaining Short-term Employment by Melissa Cardin
How a College Grad Can Land a Job This Year by Judi Perkins
Get the Details on 'People-oriented' Companies by Judi Was
Don't Be a Dinosaur: Digital Job Search Tools Deserve Your Respect by Steven R.
Give Your Job Search the Time It Deserves by JobsInTheUS.com


The Contact List Challenge by Susan Posluszny
Networking Requires a Shift in Expectations by Margaret Hansen
Who Are the Strangers in Your Life? by Diane Dunton
Networking: Your Vital Link by Dave Stearns
Fine Tuning Your Online Visibility by Shawn Mcgowan
Get Vulnerable for Success by Diane Dunton
Using LinkedIn to Connect with Companies by Shawn Mcgowan
Social Media Posts That Can Haunt You by Shawn Mcgowan
Facebook Timelines Are Coming by Shawn Mcgowan
Does Your Business Card Need a QR Code? by Shawn Mcgowan
How to Leave a Networking Voicemail by Leslie Rothman
Ten Good Habits for Any Career by Margaret Hansen
Networking Trumps the Cover Letter by Margaret Hansen
A Few Degrees of Separation by Elizabeth T.
Facebook Hashtags for Job Seekers by Shawn Mcgowan
Has the Paper Resume Gone Away by Shawn Mcgowan
Five Habits to Social Media Success by Shawn Mcgowan
Should You Care About Your Klout Score? by Shawn Mcgowan
Best Gifts for Technophiles This Year by Shawn Mcgowan
Organizing Your Facebook for Job Search by Shawn Mcgowan
Can Google+ Help Me Find a Job? by Shawn Mcgowan
Make a Professional Association Work for You by Jason Blais
Stepping Up My LinkedIn Invitations by Shawn Mcgowan
Three Tactics to Effectively Manage Social Media Time by JobsInTheUS.com
Best Apps for Back to School by Shawn Mcgowan
Mind Your Private Profile Business by Shawn Mcgowan
Get Your Resume Seen with Keywords by Shawn Mcgowan
Three Amazing Gifts Twitter Has Given Me by JobsInTheUS.com
Show Them What You're 'About' by Shawn Mcgowan
Summer Surfing with Mobile Apps by Shawn Mcgowan

Personal Branding

Visible Tattoos Gain More Acceptance by Margaret Hansen
Your Online Persona: Make Sure It Shines by JobsInTheUS.com
Using Twitter to Help Land Your Dream Job by Rich Brooks
Will Tattoos Hurt Your Career? by Jason Blais
Reppler Gets a Thumbs Up for a Better First Impression by Shawn Mcgowan

Resumes & Cover Letters

Four Ways to Improve Your Next Cover Letter by Margaret Hansen
When References Go Bad by Judi Perkins
Who's Reading Your Resume... and Why It Matters by Margaret Hansen
Accomplishments Win the Company by Judi Perkins
Resume Distribution Services: File Under 'Too Good to Be True' by Judi Perkins
Three Steps to a Healthier Resume by Margaret Hansen
What to Name Your Resume by Judi Perkins
Workin' It: What to Always Include in Your Resume by Elizabeth T.
Five Ways to Transfer Your Skills to Another Industry by Steven Porter
No Shame in Employment Gaps by Judi Perkins
A Mini Resume in Every Wallet by Margaret Hansen
Three Ways to Optimize Keywords for ATS and Database Success by JobsInTheUS.com
Make Sure Your Holiday Checklist Includes This by Judi Perkins
Details Score Resume Points by Judi Perkins
Sharpen Your Resume with SIR by Susan Posluszny
Getting Your Electronic Resume Noticed by Leslie Rothman
What Is a Statement of Qualifications? by Melissa Suey
A Career Change Requires a Resume Redo by Dawn Rossetti-melissa Brodeur
Workin' It: What to Never Include in Your Resume by Elizabeth T.
Improve Your Job Search by Going Local by Heidi Sawyer
College Resume Helps Employers Predict Future Successes by Judi Perkins
How to Find Your Dream Job by JobsInTheUS.com
References Require Some Legwork by JobsInTheUS.com
Personalized Cover Letters Sell by Judi Perkins


Six Ways to Keep the Winter Blues at Bay by Diane Dunton
Last Minute Technophile Gifts by Shawn Mcgowan
November: A Season of Gratitude by Heidi Sawyer
More Summer Career Reading by JobsInTheUS.com
Summer Career Reading by JobsInTheUS.com
More Summer Business Reading by JobsInTheUS.com
Summer Business Reading by JobsInTheUS.com
Four Ways to Make the Holidays Happier by Alison Hinson
November: A Time to Give Thanks by Heidi Sawyer
Summer Jobs: Get Them While They're Hot by JobsInTheUS.com

Unemployment Strategies

The Power of Choice by Judi Perkins
Ease The Grieving Process - Volunteer Your Time by Heidi Sawyer
Unemployment a Lifeline, Not a Crutch by Margaret Hansen
Five Skill-enhancing Ideas for the Unemployed by Diane Dunton
Unemployment Ends and Still No Job by Alison Hinson
Give Your Talent to Fuel Your Career by Diane Dunton
Your Job Is Getting a Job by John Wagner
Five Tips for Your Job Search Strategy by Melissa Suey
Volunteering Can Pave the Way to a Job by Melissa Cardin