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Workforce Development

Central Maine is home to resources for employers at any stage of workforce development, whether it’s building a talent pipeline, hiring for immediate positions, or up-skilling an incumbent workforce.

Capital Area Staffing Solutions

Employers today are faced with many challenges; finding the right employee doesn’t have to be one of them! We take the hassle out of hiring by recruiting, screening and testing individuals to specifically meet the needs of your company.

We meet all employer-of-record responsibilities, including recruiting, administrative, unemployment, and workers compensation costs, and payroll. Partnering with us to handle your staffing needs frees up your resources, so you can concentrate on developing your business and increasing your company’s bottom line! 

Colby College
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DavisConnects coordinates off-campus research and internship opportunities for Colby College students; their employer engagement team will help you through the recruitment process, whether for a project-based micro-internship, a full internship, or a post-graduate job.
Kennebec Valley Community College

Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) can assist employers by training qualified jobseekers in industries such as construction, manufacturing, hospitality, IT and health care. KVCC’s Institute of Workforce Training and Professional Development can also customize trainings to upskill/cross-train incumbent workers and train both pre and new hires. Training programs may be funded through Maine Quality Center grants.
Maine Virtual Job Fair

Held completely online, the Maine Virtual Job Fair is the first of its kind in the State of Maine. Using the fair’s video chat platform, recruiters can speak privately face-to-face with job-seekers from all over the state. With no geography, transportation, or time constraints, your talent search is more convenient than ever. All that’s needed is a Google account and 15 minutes.

For more information on dates and logistics, e-mail Sabrina at developmentcoordinator@centralmaine.org.

Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce

As part of its mission to promote, educate, and advocate for business prosperity and regional economic improvement, the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce offers its members free access to its popular online job board. In addition, employers may take advantage of the Chamber’s monthly networking events to find and connect with prospective employees.
Mid-Maine Technical Center

High school students represent an important pool of future employees, and the Mid-Maine Technical Center can connect you with skilled students certified for careers in electrical engineering, culinary, precision machining, construction, nursing, emergency services, IT, automotive technology and repair, mass media, criminal justice, and early childhood education. MMTC can connect you with over 400 skilled students from the greater Waterville area. Join the many local businesses partnering with MMTC employees to build their future workforce.
Purdue Global

Purdue Global is not your typical educational partner. Our personal approach to helping you meet core business objectives goes far beyond training your workforce. As your strategic partner, we work closely with you to develop a customized plan to identify critical business issues and growth opportunities, address specific workforce talent needs and skill gaps, maximize college credit opportunities, improve operational efficiencies, and maximize you return on educational investment.
Thomas College

In addition to Thomas College‘s Career Services department, which coordinates recruitment and internships for Thomas’ student body, the Harold Alfond Institute for Business Innovation curates trainings, networking and mentoring opportunities, and internships within the context of entrepreneurship and innovative business practices.

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