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The Seventh Annual "Best Places to Work in Maine" Announces The #1 Companies In The State

The Seventh Annual "Best Places to Work in Maine" Announces The #1 Companies In The State
The Seventh Annual “Best Places to Work in Maine” Announces The #1 Companies In The State

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Lewiston, ME—October 12, 2012— Westbrook-based Cintas Corporation is ranked #1 “Best Places to Work in Maine” in the large company category.  PeoplesChoice Credit Union, located in Saco, took the same honor in the small/medium category at The Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Maine State Council’s awards and recognition dinner held last night at the Ramada Conference Center in Lewiston.

 

The assessment process, administered by the Best Companies Group, evaluated each company’s employee policies and procedures, as well as responses from the company’s employees to a survey.  In August, the Best Companies Group released a list of the 42 companies who made the cut as the overall Best Places to Work.  The program marks the most recent step in a long-

Support the Children's Discovery Museum at Girls Night Out

The Children’s Discovery Museum will be hosting a fun free night out just for gals! Girls Night Out will be held on Thursday evening, October 18th at the Museum from 6-8:30pm.

A great chance to mingle with girlfriends, while shopping a wide array of local vendors who have generously agreed to donate a percentage of their commissions to the Museum. A wonderful opportunity to get a head start on Christmas gifts, birthday gifts or perhaps something for yourself.

Vendors at Girls Night Out include: Scentsy, Grace Adele, Pampered Chef, Thirty-One Gifts, Mary Kay, Tupperware, Silpada, Barefoot Books, I Do Spas, Chair Massage with Jessica Fredette, Lots O Dots Glassware, Groovy Judes, Thrive, Stella & Dot, Arbonne and more!

"As women, we don’t often take time for ourselves," commented Executive Director, Carrie Arsenault.

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Community forum will address local healthcare concerns: community members invited to learn the facts

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Healthcare in our community is at a crossroads. Mid Coast Hospital has a proposal that will help our community preserve local control of its healthcare services, while maintaining high quality and driving down costs. The hospital will host a public forum for community members to learn about current concerns surrounding these proposals.

The forum will be held on Monday, October 15 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Mid Coast Hospital Café and Conference Rooms, located at 123 Medical Center Drive in Brunswick.

How to Be Heard on Facebook: Posting to Your Brand Page to Engage

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1,000+ Facebook Likes equals 1,000+ eyeballs, right? Wrong.

Not all of your fans or followers are going to see those Facebook posts you’re so diligently putting out there. Facebook still favors the user and it customizes each user’s Newsfeed content based on how often said user engages with posts by friends and brands.

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Two social media giants from the past are coming out in a big way this week with new designs and features and they are hoping to get their piece of the pie back – MySpace and Stumbleupon.

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In Our New Multi-Screen World, Mobile Rules

Guess what, according to a recent Google study, we spend an average of 4.4 hours of our daily leisure time in front screens…multiple screens on multiple devices. And we’re using them simultaneously to complete tasks.

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