General Resources on HR Strategy Planning
HR Regulations and Compliance
Resources for advertising your job opening and find an employee:
Salary and Benefit & Payrolls
Resources for find wage statistics and estimates:
Human Resources Software
Maine's community college system offers affordable customized training and continuing education that gives businesses and employees the skills they need to compete. Maine Quality Centers provides grants to help cover costs of customized training; Put ME to Work program offers $500,000 in new grant funding to create & enhance training programs across Maine. It covers 50% of the costs to create new training programs or enhance existing ones at Maine’s community colleges.
Business service representatives provides information on no-cost employee training options, applicant assessment and recruitment services. They working with partner agencies, can assess your workforce training needs and provide eligible employers with workforce development services free of charge.
Targeted industries include aerospace/aviation, composites/advanced materials, renewable energy and biotechnology manufacturing. CCWI’s funding will be used to reduce H-1B dependency in the targeted sectors; Eligible businesses are those located in Cumberland, Sagadahoc, Androscoggin, Kennebec and Lincoln counties.
Eligible businesses are those identified in the grant which include Resilient Communications, Mölnlycke Health Care, and Kestrel Aircraft as well as additional companies in the midcoast area, provided that these companies meet specific industry and occupational criteria.
Libraries in Maine have a good collection of books on business start-ups and entrepreneurship. Search Mainecat, the library collections in Maine, and contact the public library near you to request a book.