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Jobs in Maryland, Virginia Added

Posted on April 19, 2010

Maryland’s unemployment rate held steady at 7.7 percent in March after the state added nearly 35,800 jobs in Maryland, the largest increase among all U.S. states. Virginia added 24,500 jobs, second most in the nation, and posted a jobless rate of 7.4 percent, up from 7.2 percent. It stood at 6.4 percent a year ago […]


Plastek Industries to Create Manufacturing Jobs in Pennsylvania

Posted on April 13, 2010

Plastek Industries is planning to add a consumer products division based in Richmond County, a move that will create several manufacturing jobs in Pennsylvania (click here). Plastek Industries say they will pay its workers an average annual wage of $32,800. The average wage in Richmond County is $26,600. The company makes plastic packaging for such […]


Washington, D.C. Jobs See Growth

Posted on April 6, 2010

According to a forecast by Delta Associates, Washington, D.C. jobs are expected to grow within the next year, followed by increased growth in the next few years. Washington, D.C. lost many jobs in 2009. According to Washington Business Journal.com, the Washington area saw payroll employment decline by 29,200 jobs in the year ending January 2010, […]


BP Solar Cuts Maryland Manufacturing Jobs

Posted on March 31, 2010

BP Solar has shut down operations at its silicon wafer manufacturing plant in Frederick, eliminating 320 Maryland manufacturing jobs there. According to WashingtonBizJournals, the company blames falling prices for solar products and high costs of manufacturing components itself. BP Solar began outsourcing production operations last year. It says the decision has cut costs by more […]


Budget Cuts Cost Thousands of Virginia Jobs

Posted on March 25, 2010

Spending cuts in the state budget are expected to eliminate thousands of Virginia jobs, a new study suggests (click here). The study says that Virginia will lose 37,000 jobs over the next two years. The report, released Wednesday by the Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis, also indicates that the ripple effects of a thinning work […]


Companies Need Workers to Fill Mid-Skill Jobs in Maryland

Posted on March 8, 2010

Maryland is expected to face shortages of workers to fill jobs requiring more than a high school diploma but less than a college degree – mid-skill jobs in Maryland that will make up the biggest share of openings over the next several years, according to a national study. According to the Baltimore Sun, Maryland has […]


Forbes: Jobs in Washington are Growing Quickly

Posted on March 3, 2010

Forbes has said in a recent article that Washington, D.C. is emerging from the recession better than any city in the U.S., citing evidence that jobs in Washington are growing quickly. Washington, D.C. has been in the news for many reasons lately, after it was pummeled by two snow storms and as the location for […]


Stem Cell Funding Adds Maryland Jobs

Posted on February 23, 2010

A new study released by the Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission shows how the the organization has added over 500 Maryland Jobs. For more information about Maryland jobs, click here. The research commission will use the results to bolster its appeal for level funding in next year’s budget. According to the Gazette.net, the study, conducted […]


Recovery Act Saves Jobs in Pennsylvania

Posted on February 17, 2010

One year ago, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was signed into law, creating thousands of jobs in Pennsylvania. According to an article on PRNewswire, in Pennsylvania, the success of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is clear. It has preserved 84,000 Pennsylvania jobs, according to a report from the President’s Council of Economic Advisers. […]


Governor’s Plans to Create Virginia Jobs

Posted on February 10, 2010

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell proposes spending to recruit new Virginia Jobs in many sectors, including manufacturing, finance, and government. According to his office, here are some of his plans:


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