The Destination Occupation Blog

Our blog’s mission is to educate students, job seekers, parents and educators about careers and relevant topics to help people make informed career decisions.

Calling all Maine Educators!

Calling all Maine Educators!

Are you an educator in Maine? Are you looking for ways to teach your students about job opportunities throughout the state? Check out Destination Occupation’s video explaining how the website can be used to do just that! Where do I start? This visual helps explain how...

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Why you should know about Mainespark!

Why you should know about Mainespark!

Maine has so many wonderful resources for both established and new Mainers! Here at Destination Occupation we love to work with other organizations that have a similar vision for our state’s future! MaineSpark is a ten year commitment made in 2016 by many of Maine’s...

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Maine Hire-a-Vet FAQS

Maine Hire-a-Vet FAQS

“As of 2017, veterans make up 11% of Maine’s adult population.” (U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Report) Have you served in the military in any capacity? Are you an employer that is interested in hiring more veterans or learning about military culture? Consider...

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New England’s Oldest: Schlotterbeck & Foss

New England’s Oldest: Schlotterbeck & Foss

Did you know that Schlotterbeck & Foss is New England’s oldest sauce, condiment, and dressing manufacturer? The company has been in business since 1866 and produces small batches with carefully selected ingredients. Currently, Schlotterbeck & Foss has retail...

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Hiring Veterans: Resources and Insight

Hiring Veterans: Resources and Insight

Are you looking to hire veterans in Maine? Would resources be helpful? Maine has several fantastic resources for employers, but also for veterans searching for jobs. Auta Main, with Maine's Hire -A-Vet campaign explains that unemployment for veterans in Maine is less...

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