Workforce Resources


State of Maine

  • Maine Department of Labor (MDOL)
    • WorkShare
      • WorkShare is an unemployment option that helps businesses retain their workforce during a temporary slowdown in work. The program allows employers to voluntarily reduce the hours of staff in lieu of layoffs. Employees of the business are allowed to collect a partial unemployment benefit to help them offset the loss of income.
  • Maine Job Link hosts a variety of Hiring Events and Workshops, as well as in-person meetings with one-on-one consultants. 


Maine Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)


Greater Portland Council of Governments (GPCOG)

  • GPCOG has a Job Program grant to assist with job creation/retention. The second round of applications will be accepted Oct. 27 - Nov. 16. 


Southern Maine Community College (SMCC)


University of Southern Maine (USM)