jobs

April 11, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Sunrise Silver Spring Members Rally for Good Jobs For All

On Sunday, about two dozen young people with Sunrise Silver Spring, called on U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin to sign the Good Jobs for All pledge demanding that the government provide jobs that are green, well-paid and provide paid leave. The pledge calls on federal politicians to “commit to doing everything in my power to pass […]

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March 18, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Initial Unemployment Claims More than Double in One Week

Initial claims for unemployment filed by Montgomery County residents, which had been decreasing for several weeks, rose during the week ending March 13. During that week, 2,024 residents filed initial claims. During the week that ending March 6, 897 county residents filed initial claims. During the week that ended Feb. 27, 1,304 residents filed, which […]

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February 18, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Montgomery County Unemployment Claims Fall Slightly

Initial claims for unemployment filed by Montgomery County residents continued to fall. During the week that ended Feb. 13, about 100 fewer residents filed initial claims that week than during the week that ended on Feb. 6. Last week, 2,899 county residents filed initial claims. The prior week, 3,033 residents had filed initial claims, according […]

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February 4, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Unemployment Claims Filed By County Residents Continue to Climb

Initial claims for unemployment filed by Montgomery County residents continued to rise during the week ending Jan. 30. Last week, 5,200 residents filed initial claims, according to the Maryland Department of Labor (DOL). That is an increase of more than 400 new claims as compared with the prior week’s filings, which ended on Jan. 23. During […]

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January 9, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 9 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Jan. 9. 1. Planning Board Meets: The Planning Board meets at 9:30 a.m. at their Silver Spring headquarters. The meeting agenda may be found, here. Watch the meeting live, here. 2. Live Discussion with County Executive Marc Elrich: This online forum from 1 to 2 p.m. […]

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December 10, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Currently Hiring 9-1-1 Call Specialists

County Accepting Applications Through Feb. 3, 2020 Montgomery County currently has openings for 9-1-1 call taker/dispatchers in the County’s Emergency Communication Center (ECC). Applications may be submitted online from now through Feb. 3, 2020, here. The ECC is responsible for all 9-1-1 calls placed in the County. The Public Safety Emergency Communications Specialist (Emergency Call […]

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July 22, 2019 | Alvin Carlos, CFA, CFP®

Changing Jobs? 4 Tips

If you’re changing jobs soon or you’re looking to do so, here are four things that you should be thinking about!

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April 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 19 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, April 19. Grab your umbrella before leaving the house, thunderstorms are in the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Conversation with Councilmember Friedson: Residents may share concerns and discuss important issues specific to their neighborhood with Andrew Friedson, who represents District 1. The event takes place […]

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April 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

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Montgomery County Currently Hiring Police Officers

Accepting Applications for Police Officer Candidate Through May 1 Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) currently has openings for police officers. Applications may be submitted online from now through May 1, here. Job seekers must meet education/experience and medical requirements to apply. A person should have an Associate’s degree or three years of active duty military […]

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October 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Second Annual Regional Job Fair Set for Wednesday in Silver Spring

Looking for a job? Montgomery County will host the Second Annual East County Regional Job Fair on Oct. 17 from 3-7 p.m. in Silver Spring. This event is free and open to the public. Job seekers are asked to bring many copies of their resume and to dress in business attire. Registration for job seekers is encouraged […]

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