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Friday May 22, 2015

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    People on the Move - Thursday May 21, 2015 | 4:00 am

    Thursday’s On the Move

    NEW HIRES Gorrill Palmer expanded its staff with two engineers. Asher Anderson and Christi Holmes joined the firm’s land development group. Anderson joined as a construction inspector. He graduated from Central Maine Community. Holmes joined as a design engineer. She graduated from the University of Maine in 2010, where she was a founding member of Engineers without Borders. Sevee and Maher Engineers, Inc., an engineering consulting firm in Cumberland, hired […]

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    People on the Move - Tuesday May 19, 2015 | 8:00 am

    New hires, promotions

    NEW HIRES Kristen Schwindt-Brown, M.D., joined the staff and faculty at the Central Maine Medical Center Family Medicine Residency in Lewiston. Brown served an internship and residency in pediatrics at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. She held numerous clinical positions at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and the Greater Baltimore Medical Center. Steven Plourde has joined Norway Savings Bank as vice president, compliance officer. Plourde brings more than 16 years […]

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    Heart at Work - Monday May 18, 2015 | 6:05 am

    The Paradox of the Comfort of Crowds

    An interesting dynamic often occurs with new clients. They may sign on, initially because their current job search isn’t working. They have a traditional resume, one that lists, in chronological order, the responsibilities of the positions they’ve held over the years. They may have posted this resume on job boards and used it in applying for positions of interest they’ve come across on the boards or company websites. They’ve waited for […]

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    On the Job - Thursday May 14, 2015 | 3:31 pm

    What do we want? Mail! When do we want it? NOW!

    My 3-year-old daughter, an old soul, has taken to letter writing in her toddler block-print. She has spent many an evening catching up on her correspondence with grandparents, aunts and uncles, and Santa. She likes the act of writing itself, likes placing the stamp just so and applying the return address label. And most importantly, she is in awe of the magic of placing a sealed envelope in our mailbox […]

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    People on the Move - Thursday May 14, 2015 | 12:00 pm

    Thursday’s On the Move

    NEW HIRES Christina Ferrari joined Bernstein Shur’s Manchester, New Hampshire, office to practice in its litigation group. Ferrari was previously a litigation associate at a Concord, New Hampshire, firm, where she represented individuals and entities in complex civil litigation in both state and federal courts, and where her practice included business litigation, administrative law, employment law and appellate advocacy. Michael Stein has recently joined Wright-Pierce as a senior project manager […]

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    Heart at Work - Monday May 11, 2015 | 9:30 am

    When it’s time to choose a career counselor

    Few would argue that there are times when it’s best to seek out a specialist concerning certain medical conditions. The same can be true when your career needs a check up or a serious intervention. In order to make a wise choice for your career, it’s important to know what to consider in selecting a professional to help: What exactly is career counseling? How do you go about choosing a […]

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    People on the Move - Friday May 08, 2015 | 12:00 pm

    Portland Museum of Art hires associate educator for youth learning

    The Portland Museum of Art has hired Louisa Donelson as the associate educator for youth learning. Donelson is responsible for making the museum accessible to young people and by extension their families, through creation and implementation of programs that encourage curiosity and exploration of works of art through varied avenues. Most recently, Donelson worked as an educator at the Children’s Museum & Theater of Maine. She earned a BFA in […]

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    People on the Move - Thursday May 07, 2015 | 6:00 pm

    Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution promotes five, hires four

    Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution promoted five of its team members and welcomed four new employees. Andrew Goyet, of Biddeford, was promoted to an appraisal specialist and retail loan administrative assistant at the bank’s main office in Saco. Goyet joined SBSI in 2013 as a teller in the Biddeford branch. He also assisted the customer care team. Kristy Fleurant, of Saco, was promoted to deposit specialist II at the operations center. Fleurant […]

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    On the Job - Thursday May 07, 2015 | 11:27 am

    Mother—the hardest worker of them all

    Together with my colleagues I’ve been writing a blog about triumphs and tragedies, rights and wrongs, in the workplace for over three years. Workers are working harder than ever, with less and less to show for it in their envelope. All the while, workers find their rights under attack and at times eviscerated by legislation like the so-called right to work bills that were hotly debated and rejected Wednesday by […]

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