Workforce Development

Jobs, Training, And Workforce Resources

Posted on: Monday, December 12th, 2016 @ 8:59 pm

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Looking for a job? There are several job openings in Dorchester County and the surrounding areas. Employers in Dorchester County alone have listed over 1800 jobs in the last 60 days on the Maryland Workforce Exchange. A total of 349 separate job orders covering 1860 different positions were entered in the months of October and …

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MEDA Summer Conference focuses on Workforce

Posted on: Thursday, August 11th, 2016 @ 4:27 pm

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The Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) held their Summer Conference in Baltimore at the World Trade Center. Building a Resilient Maryland Workforce was the focus. Developing talent and skill-set as technology continues to develop and jobs become more advanced are a few of the challenges that were addressed. Secretary Kelly Schulz of the Maryland Department of …

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Project Opportunity for Veterans

Posted on: Thursday, July 14th, 2016 @ 3:50 pm

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Project Opportunity was founded by retired U.S. Army Master Sergeant Joe Giordano on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in 2010.  Since its inception in 2010, Project Opportunity has had a total of fifty three (53) veterans from all counties on the Eastern Shore of Maryland complete the course and move towards their dream of launching …

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New Business Taking Off

Posted on: Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 @ 2:45 pm

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Cambridge Federal is a certified SBA HUBZone, a VA certified Veteran Owned Small Business and a MDoT certified Small Business Enterprise, located in the Eastern Shore Innovation Center in Cambridge, Maryland. Cambridge Federal serves government and commercial clients over five lines of business; Aeronautics, Business Consulting, Base Operations and Energy Efficiency, Information Technology and Investigation & Security. …

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Local Fabricator Expanding and Hiring

Posted on: Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 @ 2:44 pm

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Patriot Steel Fabrication, Inc. (PSFI) is a steel fabricator specializing in rails and stairs located in Cambridge, Maryland. PSFI is regionally focused on Washington DC, Baltimore, and the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Delaware. However, they ship products nationwide via a common carrier. PSFI is able to assist General Contractors and the larger fabricators with their …

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Millennials in Dorchester

Posted on: Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 @ 1:38 pm

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Each week the Dorchester County Economic Development Office (DCED) posts a profile of a Millennial working in Dorchester County. Millennials, also know as Generation Y, are a highly educated generation known for their entrepreneurial spirit. The start and end dates for the generation are debated but are typically considered to be 1980-2000. According to the Pew Research Center, more than …

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Abandoned Building Renovated

Posted on: Monday, February 8th, 2016 @ 8:53 pm

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The Dorchester County Career and Technology Center construction students recently volunteered to help renovate a vacant building in Vienna.  Students in Pete Pietras’s Carpentry class and Danny Insley’s Electricity class participated in the project. The abandoned building in Vienna was selected to be renovated for the town’s new Dorchester County Sheriff’s Substation. The Carpentry students were …

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Incubator Manager Hired

Posted on: Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 @ 8:29 pm

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The Dorchester County Economic Development Office is pleased to welcome Steve Dolbow, the new manager of the Eastern Shore Innovation Center. As manager, Dolbow is responsible for developing programs and managing the business incubator located within the Dorchester Regional Technology Park. In addition, he is responsible for managing the “innovation network” for Dorchester County and …

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Job Opening With Local Business

Posted on: Monday, October 19th, 2015 @ 7:27 pm

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A local E-commerce business, CAMFormulas, is looking for an administrative assistant with strong computer skills. CAMFormulas carries over 150 popular brands and over 9,000 individual products of vitamins, dietary supplements, cosmetics, skin care, health and other nutritional products. The company is an online retailer of high-quality, healthcare practitioner grade products. The ideal candidate should be …

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Operation Hire’s New Program

Posted on: Monday, July 13th, 2015 @ 7:21 pm

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In an effort to increase veteran hiring and retention in the state of Maryland, employers are encouraged to participate in Operation Hire Maryland.  The program has changed from a 100-day challenge to ongoing support of continued veteran hiring and retention efforts in the civilian work place.  If your business participated last year, you are required …

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Business Partners with Career and Technology Center

Posted on: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 @ 2:21 pm

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Dorchester County welcomes Quevera, a new software company, to the offices at the Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport. Headquartered in Columbia, MD, Quevera has expanded to Cambridge and will move into the Eastern Shore Innovation Center upon completion. Quevera’s combined technical experience is vast and permits them to penetrate several industries including health care, government services, education, …

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