Community Supported Fisheries
The Community Supported Fishery (CSF) is a new business model that steers away from fishermen’s’ traditional practice of selling fish to distributors. Through the CSF model, many local fishermen are selling directly to customers. This enables fishermen to have a steady and higher source of income, and provides customers with fresh fish at a price less than or equal to that of store-bought fish.
Job Retraining for Boomers
The current unemployment rates are discouraging if you’re trying to find work, particularly for those in the boomer demographic. If you’re considering working into your 60s and 70s, there’s help in getting job retraining.
There’s no such thing as a free lunch, the saying goes, and where “free lunch investment seminars” are concerned, this is particularly true. AARP, in cooperation with the state Office of Securities and the Office of the Maine Attorney General, is training volunteers to attend these free lunch seminars, and spot and report suspicious claims and promises.
Is there a better person to talk about business etiquette than Emily Post’s great-grandson and the author of multiple etiquette books? Peter Post talks about why professional courtesy is critical to success in the workplace. He is the director of The Emily Post Institute, a best-selling author and a columnist.