Maryland adds 7,800 jobs in April

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland added 7,800 total jobs in the month of April, including 4,800 in private sector industries and big gains in expanding sectors such as Professional, Scientific and Technical services. The monthly jobs data released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics this week also showed that job growth in March was healthier than initially reported, with […]

BlueHalo expands in Maryland, bringing 200 new jobs

ANNAPOLIS, MD—A defense contractor company is expanding its operations in Maryland and bringing with it 200 new jobs. Governor Wes Moore announced this week that BlueHalo is expanding its facility in Germantown. The move is expected to create 200 new jobs across the company’s three locations in Maryland. BlueHalo is a company that develops and manufactures next-generation space, cyber, and […]

Baltimore County Public Schools to hold job fair in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials will hold a job fair in Overlea next week. The event will be held 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at Overlea High School. BCPS, the third largest school system in Maryland and the 22nd largest in the nation, is recruiting for teachers, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech language pathologists, nurses, […]

Baltimore Is Hiring: Job fair to connect job seekers with government opportunities

BALTIMORE, MD—Baltimore officials have announced a citywide hiring event that will be held on April 25, 2024, in collaboration with over 15 city agencies and quasi-ages. The Baltimore Is Hiring event aims to connect local job seekers with employment opportunities within the city government sector, with a focus on historically hard-to-fill positions. The event will feature information sessions from numerous […]

Maryland sees strong increase in health care employment in March, overall unemployment rate creeps higher

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland experienced strong growth in health care employment in March, with the state at nearly double the national rate for addition of jobs in that sector overall in 2024, according to monthly state jobs data released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) this week. The state gained 1,600 health care jobs in March, which […]

Maryland State Police seeking high school, college students for annual leadership seminar

SYKESVILLE, MD—Maryland State Police officials are now accepting applications for the fourth annual Leadership and Career Development Seminar. This event offers a unique opportunity for participants to learn more about the State Police as a potential career choice. The three-day program will run from July 12-14, 2024, and will be held at the Maryland State Police Training Academy in Sykesville. […]

Maryland announces $12.5 million grant program to help Port of Baltimore retain workers following Key Bridge collapse

BALTIMORE, MD—The state of Maryland has announced a $12.5 million grant program to help businesses at the Port of Baltimore retain workers impacted by the recent Key Bridge collapse. The Port of Baltimore Worker Retention Program will provide grants to eligible businesses that can demonstrate an effort to avoid layoffs and maintain their workforce at the same hours, rates of […]