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In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, remember:

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. (Philippians 4:6)

If you are currently out of work, whether as a result of the health crisis or not, you may be interested in the following information about changes in Maryland’s unemployment insurance:

 
Are you unemployed, about to be unemployed, underemployed, and seeking a career change?
 

The following organizations provide services to folks looking for career opportunities:

  • All federal positions with the United States Government are posted on usajobs.gov, with special suggestions for the following groups:
      • Individuals with Disabilities
      • Veterans
      • Students and Recent Graduates
      • Senior Executives

Note: The Federal Government is looking to fill various positions to help respond to and fight COVID-19. Also, USAJobs is offering virtual seminars.

  • The State of Maryland provides job seeker services, including career exploration assistance, referrals to training programs, placement services, resume preparation assistance, and workshops to enhance job-seeking skills and work readiness.
      • WorkSource Montgomery American Job Center
        11510 Georgia Avenue
        Wheaton, MD 20902
        Phone: 301-929-4350
      • Germantown American Job Center

        12900 Middlebrook Road
        Germantown, MD 20874
        Phone: 240-406-5485

 
  • The Professional Outplacement Assistance Center (POAC) assists individuals in professional, executive, technical, managerial, and/or scientific occupations. POAC is open Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., by appointment or prior reservation only.
  • Career Confidence offers FREE business educational seminars. Due to the coronavirus, Career Confidence has switched from a face-to-face organization to a purely webinar organization. www.career-confidence.org
 
  • Dice is a great site for IT professionals. Dice.com