State offices and all DLLR physical locations will be closed to the public November 26 through November 28, 2014. However, Unemployment Insurance telephone and Web operations WILL be available on Wednesday, November 26.

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Job Seeker Services - Columbia Workforce Center

 
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Orientation for Job Seekers

Learn about services provided and partner agencies in the Columbia Workforce Center. The orientation will provide you with a number of resources which include information on how to access employment and training opportunities, fax machines, copiers, computers, internet and phones for your job search. Orientations are held every other Monday or you can meet with staff daily for a one on one orientation. Click here to view calendar.  View our PowerPoint presentation (PowerPoint document, 6MB, download PowerPoint viewer for free).

 

Services for Veterans
In addition to helping veterans find employment and training opportunities, veteran staff provides vocational guidance, referral to supportive services and case management services to veterans with significant barriers to employment. Contact Orion Jones at 410-290-2606 for more information.

Workshops
A variety of workshops are held monthly in the center. Most are open to all and others can be accessed by meeting certain eligibility requirements. View calendar for date and time.

Job Fairs

Wage and Hour Information
If you are an employee who believes your wages were unlawfully withheld, please refer to the "Wage and Hour Remedies" Link.

Career and Workforce Information
Local and regional labor force, industry, occupation and wage statistics and data.

Apprenticeship and Training Information
Apprenticeship is a voluntary, industry-driven program that is sponsored by employers, employer associations and jointly by management and labor. An apprentice, as an employee, receives supervised, structured, on-the-job training combined with related technical instruction in a specific occupation. Apprenticeship is open to anyone age 16 or older, however, an employer may set a higher entry age. Individuals must be age 18 to apprentice in specified hazardous occupations.

Unemployment Insurance Information

Maryland Workforce Exchange
Maryland Workforce Exchange allows you to search for current openings in your community. You can create multiple resumes to apply for posted jobs, research in demand careers, and find occupational training that meets your needs. The Maryland Workforce Exchange is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week from your home computer.

Work Permits

Maryland Problem Solver
Resources for Maryland families.

Maryland Sail
SAIL helps you apply, renew, or learn about various social services offered by the State of Maryland.

Local Job Links
The Columbia Workforce Center provides you with many options to help you find a better job or career. Access to local employers and their openings are one of the many services we can provide or you can connect with other services available. Your Maryland One-Stop Career Center staff can refer you as suitable job openings occur. However, decisions regarding hiring rest with the employer.

Other Internet Job Search Resources

Job Tips & Other Job Search Resources

Career Resource Center

The Maryland One-Stop Career Center in Columbia is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

If you are working and cannot access our services during these hours, please visit the Maryland Workforce Exchange to access job listings and to post your resume/job skills online. If you have other questions or comments e-mail us at columbia@dllr.state.md.us or call 410-290-2600.

Columbia Workforce Center
7161 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia MD 21046
Telephone (410) 290-2600 Fax: (410) 312-0834
A One-Stop Partner
columbia@dllr.state.md.us
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