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Montgomery County Workforce Exchange
Montgomery County Workforce Exchange
Montgomery County Maryland Department of Economic Development

 

Learn about the biotechnology game and how to get into it

The BIOTrain Partnership will be visiting the Montgomery Works One Stop Career Center at Wheaton Mall to promote employment opportunities in the biotechnology industry.

Join us to network with professionals and see the tools of the trade in action. In addition to hands on laboratory activities on the MdBioLab mobile laboratory, biotechnology professionals from Amarax Clinical Reserachand Aerotek Scientific will be available for consultations. Details about the Montgomery College Biotechnology Program will also be available for participants

To learn more and to register, visit the website.

Montgomery County Workforce Data Available

The Montgomery County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) recently held a retreat to update its Strategic Plan. It commissioned Dr. Stephen Fuller, Dwight Schar Faculty Chair and University Professor and Director, Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University to provide workforce and occupational data to guide the discussion. Dr. Fuller’s report is avalable online, in addition to the presentation he made during the retreat.

The data provided by Dr. Fuller reaffirmed that the WIB was working with key industries for the County as called for in its Strategic Plan.  The WIB’s three targeted industries are health, professional and technical services ad food service/hospitality. 

The WIB’s strategic plan is also available online.

Montgomery County Workforce Investment Board Annual Report

The Montgomery County Workforce Investment Board Annual Report for FY2012 is now available online. Read all about the programs operated by the Division of Workforce Services under the direction of the WIB. Job
satisfaction, employee retention, and business development are critical factors in the region’s economic growth.

ACE-Accelerating Connections to Employment
CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT PROGRAM

ACE is a training project funded by the U.S. Department of Labor that offers scholarships for two Certified Nursing Assistant training programs.  This training provides unique academic support to the student who receives the ACE scholarship which includes:

  • Computer basics, reading, and communication for the workplace
  • Job Readiness, placement assistance & ongoing career counseling

There are two classes:

  • January - April 2015, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm
  • May - August 2015, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm

          (There are no evening or weekend classes)

After proving eligibility, the ACE applicants will be awarded the scholarship by lottery sometime in December 2014.  There will be 16 scholarships awarded per class.  To get more detailed information and to ask more specific questions attend an ACE Information Session held every Friday at:

MontgomeryWorks, Westfield South Building,
11002 Veirs Mill Road, Room 407, 4th floor,
Wheaton, MD 20902                                   

Additional ways to get information and program updates, call the ACE Info Line, 301-929-6880, ext. 1567, or email Maria Dent-Turner, ACE Career Navigator, at ace@montgomeryworks.com.

Review the ACE Program Flyer

Welcome to MontgomeryWorks!

Are you a job seeker looking for a first job or a new challenge? Are you an employer searching for qualified candidates representing different skill levels and experience?

At MontgomeryWorks, we make connections between job seekers and employers in Montgomery County. Through our innovative programs and services, we simplify the hiring process. Services include:

  • Job Readiness workshops and training
  • Employer recruitment services
  • Job fairs, including industry-specific events
  • Customized training programs
  • Programs for veterans, youth, and others
  • Access to the Maryland Workforce Exchange

Our mission is twofold: to help Montgomery County residents prepare to enter or re-enter the workforce, and meet the current-and future-workforce needs of local employers. Funded by federal and county workforce investment funds, our one-stop workforce centers in Gaithersburg and Wheaton serve over 10,000 job seekers and employers each year.

MontgomeryWorks offers job seekers the tools and resources to prepare for and obtain a job. Our fully staffed resource centers provide daily job listings and access to computers, printers, and fax and copy machines to aid your job search. We also offer labor market information, career development workshops, career counseling, and training referrals to eligible job seekers. For employers, we provide a large and diverse pool of skilled and qualified job seekers ready for hire.

We invite you to take a closer look at our services for job seekers and employers, and see why MontgomeryWorks gives each customer a competitive edge.

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"MontgomeryWorks has done a excellent job helping UPS meet our local recruiting and staffing needs. They have provided space to conduct interviews, access to computers to review on-line job applications and a steady stream of qualified candidates. Based on our experience, we encourage other businesses to work with the MontgomeryWorks team to meet their workforce needs."
-- Kevin Garvey, UPS

NEW JOB POSTINGS

Quality Control Analyst (MD0898402)
(Rockville, MD)
Scientist (MD0540827)
(Rockville, MD)
Intern (MD0110982)
(Gaithersburg, MD)
Unarmed Security Guard (MD0770188)
(Montgomery County, MD)
Unarmed Security Guard (MD1009376)
(Montgomery County, MD)
Application Administrator (MD0293769)
(Rockville, MD)
Project Coordinator-econ. growth/environment & Energy (MD1088181)
(Bethesda, MD)
Director Of Informatics (MD1026928)
(Rockville, MD)
Systems Programmer (MD0569027)
(Rockville, MD)
Systems Administrator (MD0497431)
(Rockville, MD)

To view these and other job listings, click here to visit the Maryland Workforce Exchange
MontgomeryWorks is a service of the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development, Montgomery County Workforce Investment Board, and Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation