On January 30, 2019, local workforce practitioners from across Baltimore City participated in the relaunch of Practice Advisory (PA). PA originated with the successful One Baltimore for Jobs (1B4J) initiative where, as part of the 1B4J demonstration grant, recipients met regularly to troubleshoot the complex compliance of a government contract. Over the course of the two-year grant, these workforce professionals discussed other issues they faced … read more
It’s a familiar story: an industry is thriving and regional companies want to grow, but can’t find workers with the right skills or specialized experience. Meanwhile, young people graduate high school and want to start working more meaningful, higher-paying jobs, but aren’t clear where to start.
Last year, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development partnered with the Maryland Society of Surveyors and Baltimore City Public … read more
There’s no summer slowdown for conversations about workforce in Baltimore. The trend of great reports and research emerging from our partners in 2018 have continued into the hot summer months. We’re taking a minute to share those publications you may have missed and to look at the larger themes emerging in these challenging, inspiring publications.
On July 10, the Baltimore Metropolitan Council released their Family-Sustaining … read more