Portland Press Herald’s @Work brings together job seekers, employers, thought and business leaders, and those looking to continue their career development for an event celebrating employment in Maine.

Attendees will be able to talk directly to over seventy recruiters at the job expo, learn new skills or hone old ones with seminars from USM’s Professional & Continuing Education Department and Heart At Work’s career counselors.

We will also be hosting a free professional headshot station and there will be a chance to win a career counseling session with Heart At Work Associates – a $150 value.

Registration is not required, but you can RSVP to get an email reminder and other business updates from the Press Herald.

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Who will be there

Atria Senior Living • Eastern Maine Health Systems • Genesis HealthcareSpectrum • AAA Northern New EnglandAdvantage Home CareAlere • Allagash Brewing CompanyAtWork GroupBarron Center • Biddeford Police Dept. • Big Apple Stores • BlueTarp • Bonney Staffing • C & W Services • Cape Memory Care • Career Center • CASA, Inc. • Catholic Charities MaineCity of PortlandCommunity Care • Community Partners, Inc. • COR Health • CoWorx Staffing Services • Creative Work SystemsExpress Employment Professionals • Geiger Bros. • Goodwill Industries Of Northern New EnglandGorham House •  Group Main Stream • H&R Block • Hannaford • HMS HostHome Care AssistanceInn by the SeaJackson Hewitt • Kaplan UniversityLong Lake MarinaMaineDOT • Maine Health • MEMIC • Morrison Center • NeuroRestorativeNortheast Spray Insulation • Nouria EnergyThe Paper Store • Pathways • Piper Shores • Portland Gastroenterology Center • Port ResourcesPrudential Insurance CompanyRenewal by Andersen of MaineResidential ResourcesRite AidRobert Half • Saco River Health Services • Sam’s ClubSecuritas Security Services USA • Seniors PlusSequelCare of Maine • Spurwink Services • Tambrands, P & GTD Bank • Townsquare Media • Tradesmen International • University of Southern Maine Professional Development Programs • Wayfair LLCWestin Portland Harborview Hotel • Woodfords Family Services • WPXT-TV

Scheduled Seminars

2:00 to 2:45 p.m. — Life Is A Project: How Are You Managing? with author Jim Milliken

Finding time and energy for work, family, friends, and yourself is hard. This workshop will assist you in organizing and practicing the personal behavior and life management skills.

3:00 to 3:45 p.m. — Resumes That Get Results with Mark Cook of Heart At Work Associates

Everyone seems to have an opinion on the best way to write a resume. But few of those opinions are based in the reality of what works in today’s marketplace. This workshop will show you how to create a resume that gets noticed because it shows impact, not just tasks that you’ve done.

4:15 to 5:00 p.m. — LinkedIn: An Essential Tool for Your Job Search with Mark Cook

Whether you already have a job or are unemployed, we recommend a compelling presence on LinkedIn. 97% of hiring managers use LinkedIn for finding talent. This workshop will explain the ten key elements of an effective LinkedIn profile. Bring a laptop and make changes that day.

 

 

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