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For Employers

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New Mainers Resource Center Mission

To support Maine's economic development by meeting employers' demands for a skilled and culturally diverse workforce.

NMRC works with employers to determine your needs for the positions you are striving to fill. We will match those positions with our qualified participants. Please allow us to help you as you recruit!

Recruitment Events

In addition to being able to connect employers with a highly skilled and motivated group of potential employees, the NMRC is working to develop resources for employers that will help you meet your workforce needs. Portland Adult Education has close to 1,000 students who come to our building each day. By holding your recruitment event here, you can easily reach a wide range of candidates.

  • Your company Interviews at PAE

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  • Industry focused Job Fairs

  • Networking opportunities

  • Reverse Job Fairs

  • Tabling for your company

Get Involved

Employers play an important role in NMRC programming.  Your input about your workforce needs, potential job openings, and what you are looking for in job applicants helps us make sure our program participants are qualified candidates and prepared for the jobs for which they are applying. Employer involvement in our classes and workshops, doing mock interviews, providing information about your businesses, sending us information about job openings, being available for informational interviews, on site job fairs and candidate recruitment and networking events, and as potential sites for job shadowing and internships all help to make our program more effective.

For information about becoming involved in the NMRC, please contact:   Sally Sutton, Program Coordinator suttos@portlandschools.org