State adds 53,900 jobs in July, unemployment rate down to 7.6%

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) today reported that the State of Maryland added 53,900 jobs in July. Maryland has gained 156,200 jobs during the ongoing recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. BLS also reported that Maryland’s unemployment rate decreased to 7.6%. That is more than 25% lower than the national unemployment […]

Helpful Websites

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The Office of Human Resources MCG Jobs website to learn about job opportunities with Montgomery County Government Departments (as of DECEMBER 23): https://ex12.montgomerycountymd.gov/ojn1/ijn1/OA_HTML/RF.jsp?function_id=14301&resp_id=23350&resp_appl_id=800&security_group_id=0&lang_code=US com www.drugrehab.com – Web resource with information on substance abuse, mental illness and eating disorders. Check out the following guide in the link below: “How to Begin a Career in Behavioral Health […]

Employment Search Tips

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Employment Search Tips Employment Search Tip #1 Include a Cover Letter when submitting a resume or in an on-line application. This helps you stand out from the competition and allows you to go into more detail about your experience than the resume. The cover letter consists of four paragraphs and is one page in length: Paragraph 1: […]