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Maryland Business - Workforce Development & Adult Learning

Maryland Business Works (MBW)

Resources for Business Growth

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The state works closely with local workforce systems across Maryland to provide employers with a wide range of valuable business services, including - - -

Talent Recruitment

After fully understanding your company needs, a team of Business Services professionals with expertise in your region's labor market will identify a highly qualified pool of talented candidates for your consideration. The Business Services team can minimize your recruitment costs by:

  • Advertising your recruitments for free
  • Recruiting talent based on your specifications
  • Screening applications to identify the most qualified
  • Connecting you to job readiness training at no cost to applicants
  • Holding job fairs and providing venues for interviews
  • Linking candidates to assistance with transportation options, child care and other resources
  • Providing information for you about tax incentives, business demographics, employee commute patterns, occupational wages and more

Training, Employee Retention and On-The-Job Experience

The Business Services team will work with you to retain employees and minimize turnover by:

  • Offering EARN Maryland grant opportunities for incumbent worker skills training
  • Connecting you to on-the-job training programs
  • Providing information about apprenticeships and college internships
  • Assisting with succession plans in preparation for staff retirements
  • Establishing career pathways for employee growth and retention
  • Re-tooling employees for new technologies and new lines of business
  • Assisting with employee transitions resulting from company downsizing

Contact the Business Services team today:

Maryland Department of Commerce


Additional Resources for Businesses:

Use   Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE)   to post job notices.