Gorham Savings Bank was recognized for its five-year commitment to the community by United Way of Greater Portland and the Greater Portland CA$H Coalition (CA$H). Gorham Savings Bank employees have dedicated at least 2,000 volunteer hours to help improve household financial stability at CA$H free tax preparation events since the partnership began.
Maine Technology Institute (MTI) and Blackstone Accelerates Growth (BxG) will present a Technology Award of $5,000 worth of services to one LaunchPad semifinalist that shows the best use of technological innovation as the basis for creating a new business in Maine.
I caught up with Pika Energy’s Director of Business Development, Andrew Hickok, for an update since receiving $30,000 from the 2013 LaunchPad competition. I also asked what advice they would give to this year’s LaunchPad applicants. Note, the entry period for LaunchPad 2014 ends February 14th at 11:59pm, E.S.T.
While most people were wrapped up in the atrocious behavior of the New Jersey state employees, and how much NJ Governor Christie knew or didn’t know, I was thinking, “You mean to tell me a bunch of pranksters in State government have the power to bring traffic into New York Cit
Think of all you see when you look at your car dashboard. You have gauges, buttons, and switches. There are knobs that turn, pull, and click. Each meter has its own place – the odometer, speedometer, tachometer, thermometer, clock, and fuel gauge.
Whether choosing a new employee or choosing a date on an online service, the unfortunate truth is this – neither a job résumé or an online dating profile is a good predictor of a life with this person.
Companies are getting smart about this. They have so much to lose when they hire the wrong person.
Fraud is very bad news. What will be laughable is when we look back at how we used to walk around with the keys to our identity loosely stuffed in our wallets. How we easily gave that information to restaurants, retail stores, and websites all over the world.