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Milestone: Maryland reaches 12,000 registered apprentices

The state of Maryland has reached more than 12,000 registered apprentices currently earning and learning in the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Program — the highest number of apprentices ever in state history. As of today, there are over 12,000 apprentices registered across Maryland’s 182 active apprenticeship programs partnering with 3,879 employers.During the past nearly eight […]

Posted inBusiness News

APL recognized with Handshake talent award

The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), in Laurel, has received a 2022 Handshake Early Talent Award, an honor that recognizes the laboratory for best-in-class talent engagement. Handshake, an online job search platform for college students, connects up-and-coming talent with more than 650,000 employers, from Fortune 500 companies such as Google, Nike and Target, to […]

Posted inDiversity

Howard awards $75K to Autism Society 

Howard County announced a $75,000 grant for the Howard County Autism Society to support its hiring program, which creates career opportunities for skilled, job-seeking adults with autism and increases businesses’ access to potential workers.   The Autism Society Hiring Program aims to address the needs of adults with autism who have high-level, marketable skills and would […]

Posted inEmployment

HCPSS hiring fairs set for July, August 2022

HCPSS is hosting several upcoming hiring fairs to address current staff shortages in multiple areas. The events are open to any individuals who are interested in the following areas of employment: ● Classroom Teachers● Special Educators● Paraeducators● Substitute Teachers● Food and nutrition services staff● Central office support staff The events will be held Saturdays: July 30, Aug. 13 and Aug. 27, […]