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Pennsylvania Firefighter Jobs Get Volunteer Grants

Posted on February 24, 2009

Volunteers with Pennsylvania firefighter jobs now have the opportunity to get their hands on some grant money. Gov. Edward G. Rendell recently announced that about $559,200 in federal grant funds are available to help the state’s rural communities guard against fires in forested, undeveloped and unprotected areas. The grants are offered through the Department of […]


Maryland Education Jobs Top of the Class

Posted on February 18, 2009

Those with Maryland education jobs recently received some great news. Education Week‘s 2009 Quality Counts annual report ranked Maryland as having the best public school system in the country out of all 50 states, an increase from the state’s third-place position last year. The report takes into account: chance for success; transitions and alignment; school […]


Washington, D.C. Jobs Help for Prisoners

Posted on February 9, 2009

Helping incarcerated people get ready for a Washington, D.C. job also could help the local economy. In December 2008, the District of Columbia opened the Employment Readiness Center in the Central Detention Facility, which is meant to help those who are 45 to 60 days from release prepare for a job search. The center is […]


Careers in Virginia Have Top Market

Posted on February 5, 2009

Although the economy continues to decline in almost every corner of the nation, those looking for a career in Virginia recently got some good news. According to an article by Southern Business and Development Magazine, the United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor statistics ranked Virginia Beach as the top market in the country […]


Pennsylvania Careers Lost, Workers Get Help

Posted on January 26, 2009

Many people are finding themselves without a Pennsylvania career. According to a press release, the State of Pennsylvania‘s non-farm employment dropped by 27,100 jobs during December, while the unemployment rate increased to 6.7 percent. While not many jobs have been gained, the state’s unemployment rate has been equal to or less than the national unemployment […]


Maryland Construction Jobs Created by Plant Approval, Not Without Controversy

Posted on January 20, 2009

While a new liquefied natural gas facility could create new Maryland construction jobs, the idea of such a plant is already causing controversy throughout the state. The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently issued a conditional approval of an application for a liquefied natural gas facility and pipeline in Sparrow’s Point, Md. The move not […]


DC Green Jobs Focus of Stimulus for Some

Posted on January 15, 2009

In a time when many employees are looking for stable careers that will help the environment and be more self-fulfilling, there is a new focus on DC green jobs. With newly-elect President Barack Obama ready to take office, many environmentalists are asking politicians that more green initiatives be included in his plan to help the […]


Virginia Manufacturing Jobs Added by Nautilus Expansion

Posted on January 7, 2009

More Virginia manufacturing jobs will soon be created thanks to the expansion of a well-known fitness company. Nautilus Inc. recently announced its plan to invest $1.7 million into expanding its operations in Grayson County, a move that will create 60 new manufacturing jobs. The company plans to add a cardio exercise equipment line to its […]


Pennsylvania Government Jobs Affected Locally

Posted on December 29, 2008

While Pennsylvania government jobs are seeing an increase from last year, state budget cuts could affect jobs with smaller community governments. Pennsylvania‘s government industry employed 746,600 workers during November of 2008, according to the United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is down from 748,600 workers in October but an increase of […]


Maryland Healthcare Jobs Cut with EntreMed

Posted on December 18, 2008

Some Maryland healthcare jobs will soon be cut as one company plans to reduce its workforce by more than half. EntreMed recently announced its plan to cut 60 percent of its workers, which will allow the company to focus on its development activities and support research for the next 18 months. According to an article […]


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