We’ve compiled a list of local and national resources for you.
Maryland Workforce Resources
- Baltimore County Office of Workforce Development – Baltimore County’s workforce development agency.
- Baltimore Workforce Investment Board – a business-led board that works to develop a coordinated workforce development system in Baltimore City.
- Governor’s Workforce Investment Board, Maryland – contains information concerning GWIB’s legislative agenda.
- Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development – contains information on financing, workforce training, trade, and small and minority business assistance in Maryland.
- Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation – reports & statistics about Maryland’s labor market.
- Workforce Excellence Group – provides staff development and networking opportunities for professionals in the workforce development field.
- Mayor’s Office of Employment Development – Baltimore City Government’s agency for workforce development services.
- Montgomery County Workforce Development Corporation – Montgomery County’s Workforce Investment Board.
- Prince George’s Workforce Services Corporation – Prince George’s County’s Workforce Investment Board.
- Upper Shore Workforce Investment Board – workforce development services in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s & Talbot Counties.
- Workforce Network – A division of Maryland Works, WN provides Maryland professionals with information, resources, and tools for success.
- Workforce Organizations for Regional Collaboration – coordinates and facilitates workforce development and placement activities that serve unemployed and underemployed individuals in the Washington, D.C. region.
Other Maryland Resources
National Workforce Resources
- America’s Career InfoNet – online resource library for wages and employment trends, occupational requirements, state by state labor market conditions, nationwide employer contacts and career information.
- Center on Budget and Policy Priorities – nonpartisan research and policy institute that conducts research and analysis on policies and programs that affect low and moderate income people.
- Economic Policy Institute – a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank that seeks to broaden the public debate about strategies to achieve a prosperous and fair economy.
- Enterprise Foundation – works with partners to provide low-income people with affordable housing, safer streets, and access to jobs and childcare.
- ETA Workforce Community – The U.S. Department of Labor – Employment & Training Administration’s gateway to Workforce Investment Act information.
- Good Jobs First – a project of the Institute on Taxation & Economic Policy, a nonpartisan, nonprofit research and education organization tracking government tax and spending policy issues.
- Citizens for Tax Justice – non-profit, non-partisan research and education organization that works on government taxation and spending policy issues.
- Jobs For the Future – a research, consulting, and policy organization focused on accelerating advancement opportunities for youth and adults.
- National Association of Workforce Boards – represents business-led Workforce Boards that plan and oversee state and local workforce development and job training programs.
- National Association of Workforce Development Professionals – a professional association for individuals working in the field of workforce development.
- National Conference of State Legislatures’ Labor & Employment News
- National League of Cities – the oldest and largest national organization representing municipal governments throughout the United States.
- Public/Private Ventures – works to improve the effectiveness of social policies, programs, and community initiatives, especially as they affect youth.
- National Skills Coalition – advocates for more effective federal education and training policies.
- Working Poor Families Project – the WPFP partners with one or more nonprofit organizations, in each state, to strengthen state policies to better prepare America’s working families for a more secure economic future.