To respond to the needs of workers laid off from Abbott laboratories, including those who worked there through temporary employment agencies, the Maine Department of Labor has set up a variety of resource options.
One on One staff assistance with dedicated unemployment phone lines are available at the following CareerCenters:
Why you should work for us: Our employee-partners can move within their current division or from one division to another – making lateral or promotional moves within different functions, where skills are easily transferable.
Skills required: Varied, entry to highly specialized.
Why you should work for us: We treat each other with trust, respect, and honesty, placing a high value on accessibility, collaboration, open communication, clear decision making, and individual accountability.
Postions: Direct Support Professionals, Shared Living Coordinator, Community Treasurer Day Program.
Number of postions: 12
Skills required: entry, accounting skills.
Why you should work for us: We are dedicated to serving the community by providing a valuable service while working collaboratively with consumers, guardians, family members, agencies, caseworkers and other advocates. Our consumers live, work, volunteer and socialize in their community with support from dedicated professionals.
Postions: IT Help Desk, Systems Engineer, Network Engineer, Development Operations Engineer.
Number of postions: 8
Skills required: Entry level tech knowledge for Help Desk position, In-depth knowledge for engineering positions.
Why you should work for us: WGTECH is one of Maine's Best Places to Work! Workgroup Technology Partners (WGTech) is one of Northern New England’s most progressive business technology providers. We take an honest, upfront philosophy to serving our customers. We care about their success and that shows in our professional, flexible approach to doing business.
Postions: Parts Delivery Driver, Auto Technician, Sales Specialist, Inventory and Store Set Up Representative.
Number of postions:17
Skills required: Entry level and technical trade skills in automotive knowledge.
Why you should work for us: Our employees bleed NAPA blue. It is hard to describe the energy and camaraderie that you feel as a member of the team, but it is potent and motivational. Comprised of people with diverse backgrounds and skills, our teams collaborate to find solutions for customers and each other.
Postions: All department, clinical, administrative, facilities, financial, security.
Number of postions:100+
Skills required: Entry level, some training, advanced degrees.
Why you should work for us: At MaineHealth, we believe that the power of one person can benefit an entire population. We are an amazing team working together from the office, bedside, research lab and classroom to make Maine the healthiest state in the country. Join us as we continue to improve the health of our population—one patient at a time.
One on One staff assistance with dedicated unemployment phone lines are available.
Maine Department of Labor provides Rapid Response sessions whenever workers are laid off. The following information is covered during these sessions – Unemployment Insurance, CareerCenter Services, Maine JobLink, Health Insurance Options, Housing Assistance, etc. We welcome you to view recorded Rapid Response sessions in a variety of languages.