The MaineLinks November 8, 2021

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The MaineLinks Newsletter

Week of November 8, 2021

Training Resources & Information

What to Know!

Americans across the country will be celebrating Veterans Day on Thursday, November 11, 2021. This annual federal holiday is set aside as a time for honoring all veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces.

The Maine Department of Labor works to connect employers and job seekers who experience barriers to finding employment, such as justice-involved individuals. The Department works collaboratively with the Maine Department of Corrections (DOC) to help individuals currently and formerly incarcerated and those on probation to prepare for jobs through preemployment skills-based learning, connections to employers, and CareerCenter support services

Employment Recovery. A new one-stop website to help you get back to work, file for unemployment, as well as provides  resources for housing, food, health care, and more. Find a job now. Search immediate openings plus virtual work, resumes, networking, and more. 

Maine SNAP Employment and Training Program - Maine SNAP E&T helps SNAP recipients get job training and education so they can find and keep good paying jobs.. Maine SNAP E&T is available at no cost to participants and helps with training, tuition, transportation, and other supports.

This Week!

Hiring Events: (Click on “Hiring Events” link for full list)

Workshops: (click on the “Workshop” link for more)

Federal Workshops

Training Talk!

There was a time when people could walk into a manufacturing facility like a shipyard and start work the same day. Automation and other factors has changed that. That leaves workers largely to reskill themselves.  If reskilling is the answer to your employment needs, the CareerCenter can help you get started.

If you could take a confidential, no strings attached online career profile to learn if you'd be successful as a financial representative would you take it? What about learning about other careers?

Setting a goal is a great place to start your training journey. Goals give you something to plan your activities around. And they’re a way to measure your success.

Other Opportunities!

Workforce Training:


November is:

Military Family Month dedicates November to military families around the world. The observance recognizes the commitment and dedication these families make to their service members. Their sacrifices make it possible for our military to remain organized and strong.

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