Baltimore County Public Schools to hold job fair in March

TIMONIUM, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools will be holding a job fair next month. The event will take place 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at the Timonium Fairgrounds. All 176 BCPS schools will be represented, and officials are looking to hire teachers, building service workers, grounds service workers, maintenance employees, and more. Interested applicants should bring their […]

Baltimore County Police Department to hold hiring event at CCBC Dundalk on Saturday

DUNDALK, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department will be holding a hiring event this weekend. The event will take place at CCBC’s Dundalk campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 10, 2024. Attendees will be able to take the written test, agility test, and check out specialized units such as the Marine and Arson Units. Employment sections members […]

Hiring Our Heroes: Military Spouse Employer Connect event held at Government House

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore, First Lady Dawn Moore, Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller, and Maryland Department of Veteran Affairs Secretary Tony Woods this week hosted Hiring Our Heroes: Military Spouse Employer Connect event at Government House. More than 60 military spouses joined representatives from numerous State agencies and top employers to network and learn more about employment and fellowship opportunities. “If […]

Maryland Department of Commerce incentives support nearly 10,000 jobs in FY 2023

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore has announced that Maryland Department of Commerce finance and tax incentive programs helped create and retain 9,725 direct jobs in Maryland during FY 2023. More than 780 business recipients utilized the department’s programs over the year, investing nearly $166 million of private capital into projects across the state. “One of our top priorities is making Maryland […]

Total jobs decrease in Maryland, unemployment rate increases in December

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Tuesday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland’s total jobs decreased by 3,000 and the unemployment rate increased to 1.9% in December. Sectors that created jobs include: Professional and Business Services (900); Other Services (800); Public sector (300); and Information (100). Sectors that […]

Maryland Department of Labor announces funding to support Career Pathways for Healthcare Workers program

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Labor this week announced that the Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning is accepting proposals for the Career Pathways for Healthcare Workers program. The program provides funding to employers to support healthcare workers interested in furthering their education and training. Applications are due March 25, and awards will be announced on June 1. “The […]

Maryland’s unemployment rate increased in November, total jobs decreased

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland’s total jobs decreased by 4,800 and the unemployment rate increased to 1.8% in November. Sectors that created jobs include: Financial Activities (800); Information (500); Mining, Logging, and Construction (500); and the Public sector (400). Sectors […]

Maryland ranked among 2023’s top 10 states for jobs, WalletHub report

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. job market remains strong overall, with the highest labor participation rate since before the pandemic and an unemployment rate of just 3.9%. Some states offer better employment opportunities than others, though. Washington is the best state for jobs this year, according to a new report by the personal-finance website WalletHub, followed by Virginia, Utah, Vermont, and Florida. […]