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New Labor Standards

Saturday, August 15, 2015 @10am

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Our Guests:

Julie RabinowitzX
Julie Rabinowitz
Director of Communications


Pam Megathlin


Pamela Megathlin
Director of Bureau of Standards

Maine Dept of Labor

New Standards –


Interested parties are invited to submit written comments on the proposed rule at
The comment period will close on September 4, 2015.
Only comments received during the comment period
will be considered part of the rulemaking record.

Julie Rabinowitz holds a Master’s Degree in Communication Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she studied public policy argument, and undergraduate degrees in Communication Arts and History from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York.

A published author and instructor of college-level communication courses, Ms. Rabinowitz has served as both executive staff and on the boards of numerous non-profits in Maine and beyond. She’s handled internal and external communication as well as managed finances and developed and implemented strategic plans. Ms. Rabinowitz has worked at the FDR and JFK presidential libraries and currently serves as the director of communication for the Maine Department of Labor.


Not Happy – Get in Line

Saturday, August 8, 2015 @10am

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Our Guest:

Donna Dwyer Donna Dwyer
Executive Director
My Place Teen Center

The 500 Club

You’re Not Happy? Get in Line –

Donna is the president and CEO of My Place Teen Center, located in Westbrook, ME. My Place Teen Center is a year round, free, out-of-school time program (five hours/day) for youth, ages 10-18. Serving all youth, but specializing in youth most at risk including disabled, homeless, food insecure, cognitively-delayed, low-income, immigrant, and refugee teens, MPTC offers a multi-purpose, academically enriching, life-skills enhancing, hunger relieving, youth development program that has been the focal point of greater Portland’s teen activities since its inception in 1998.

Specifically, Donna has recognized success with entrepreneurial pursuits, social responsibility endeavors, and marketing/public relations. She has more than fifteen years of not-for-profit and for-profit executive leadership experience, giving presentations to a wide variety of audiences and stakeholders, a history of managing budgets, working on short and long term strategic initiatives, and developing business plans and grant writing. A life-long Mainer, Donna is passionate about Maine the people, the geography, and its diverse lifestyle.

Social Media

Saturday, August 1, 2015 @10am

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Our Guest:

Victoria Kuhn

Victoria Kuhn
Strategy & Marketing VP
Dirigo Design & Development Inc.

Social Media –

Victoria is the Strategy, Media & Content Partner at Dirigo Design & Development, Inc. Dirigo provides online and offline business consultancy services, strategy and planning, and traditional and direct response marketing, including product launches. It’s specialties include helping clients grow their organizations, via the planning and execution of Smartphone applications, Web 2.0 architecture, pay-per-click advertising, search engine optimization, compelling content, new and social media, and interactive design. In her more than 15 year professional career, she has worked for small and large organizations alike, specializing in marketing, strategy, planning, group facilitation, feasibility studies, competitive intelligence, research methods and analysis, relationship building, and public/issues policy. Victoria earned her MBA and BS from California State University Fresno’s Craig School of Business. She and her husband have very active six year-old twins and a fun yet sometimes neurotic standard poodle. And in her spare time, she enjoys sitting on several community boards.

Recruiting Trends Today

Saturday, July 25, 2015 @10am

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Rick Dacri 


Dacri & Associates

This week on the HR Power Hour we have a special audio rebroadcast of the MYOB TV show on “Recruiting Trends Today”.

Your HR Power Hour host David Ciullo and President of Career Management Associates was on MYOB TV with HR colleague Rick Dacri, President of Dacri and Associates. Debi Davis, the host of MYOB TV interviews David and Rick on today’s hot recruiting trends. These are truly important insights that employers and employees should know.

Debi Davis is the Host and Producer of MYOB TV which is on the Biddeford TV Access Channels 3 & 85 in the Biddeford, ME and Saco ME area.

Rick Dacri offers senior executives and managers the human-relations expertise and hands-on skill they need to improve employee productivity and engagement, mitigate risk and position their organization for success.

Dacri is the author of the book Uncomplicating Management: Focus on Your Stars Your Company Will Soar. Dacri brings more than 25 years of experience in senior management, organizational development, and human resources, all in one package. He has consulted to a wide variety of industries, large and small, always brings to the table a practical approach, sound advice, and a sense of humor.

Dacri’s consulting firm, Dacri & Associates, LLC provides organizations with powerful, sustainable workforce strategies that are tailored to help them accomplish their goals and better use their greatest resource-employees. Dacri is also a recognized national speaker and has authored over 300 articles for a number of business publications. He has been an adjunct professor at Clark University, Assumption College and Fitchburg State College, where he has taught courses in management, human resource management and organizational behavior.

Rick’s opinion has been frequently sought by the media and has been interviewed by, among others, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Business Week, MSN, Fox Business News, NPR, CBS, ABC, ESPN and SHRM.