TEMPO Employment Services is committed to be the best at serving businesses and the people of Aroostook County since its inception in 1985. For over 30 years, TEMPO has been providing temporary and permanent jobs such as clerical, factory, industrial and lumber mills, offering a variety of employment opportunities paying competitive wages. TEMPO employs hundreds of people each year at no cost to the employee.

TEMPO offers a variety of customized services providing premier customer service, including customized hiring options and a variety of pre-employment testing options.  

Lois Dickson, a native of Aroostook County, is the owner of TEMPO. Lois earned a degree in Business Administration from the University of Memphis and began her professional career as an account manager at the Malmo Advertising Company.  After five years in advertising, Lois accepted a position as Retail Training Manager with First Tennessee Bank in Memphis.  Her responsibilities included developing and managing the Retail Training Certification Program throughout the entire state of Tennessee.

In 1992, Lois, was looking for an opportunity to move back to Aroostook County.  At that same time, the three owners of TEMPO were looking for someone to manage the Company.  In 1996, Lois purchased TEMPO from the three business partners and is now the sole owner. It is because of Lois’ smart business practice, perseverance and dedication to helping people in the community that TEMPO continues to serve Aroostook County by providing job opportunities in the area.

Lois currently serves on the Aroostook Aspirations Initiative Board and is a member of the Aroostook Partnership as well as many other Business organizations.  She was listed in the National Registers Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals and is a member of the National Association of Professional Women. Lois has also served on the NMCC Foundation Board, The County Federal Credit Union, The Presque Isle Rotary and the Presque Isle Chamber of Commerce.

In 2018, Lois received the Vanguard Award from Aroostook Partnership as well as Business of the Year Runner Up Award from Aroostook Aspirations.

Located at 40 North Street in Presque Isle, TEMPO is open 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  The company can be reached at 764-0772 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Aroostook Partnership Vanguard Award 2018

Aroostook Aspirations Business of the Year
Runner Up 2018


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40 North Street, Suite 3
Presque Isle, ME 04769
Phone:  207-764-0772
Fax: 207-764-2620
Business Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 am – 5:00 pm