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Maryland's unemployment rate remains unchanged at 4.3 percent

Maryland ‘s unemployment rate held steady at 4.3 percent in June despite the state losing about 5,500, mostly government jobs, according to data from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistic. The rate in Maryland has been unchanged for months, and remains slightly above June’s national...

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  • How to find your first job out of college 

    How to find your first job out of college 

    If you've recently graduated college then congratulations are in order-you've reached a significant life milestone and should be proud of your accomplishment! That said, just because you've achieved this goal doesn't mean your work is done. For many people, graduating from college is the starting...

  • How nurses can advance in their careers if they don't want to be nurses forever

    How nurses can advance in their careers if they don't want to be nurses forever

    Sometimes we get so focused on our current jobs that we forget to focus on "the big professional picture," which includes our entire career arc-from start to finish. The truth is, we should always think about our professional lives as a journey rather than a single destination and have a plan for...

  • 8 customer service tips every retail employee should have

    8 customer service tips every retail employee should have

    Dealing with sometimes demanding, sometimes ornery, sometimes outright hostile customers may be the biggest challenge any retail employee must face. Retail places all employees in a veritable public relations position because the way employees handle customers reflects on the business as a whole....

  • When it's okay to say no to a promotion

    When it's okay to say no to a promotion

    We all know that promotions are wonderful and momentous occasions on our individual career journeys-but are they always the right move for us? The answer might not be as clear cut as you think. Sure, promotions typically come with new challenges and opportunities (and usually more prestige and...

  • 3 qualities that will make you an effective team player

    3 qualities that will make you an effective team player

    The term "team player" is so often used as an essential professional attribute that it's become a well-worn cliché-but that doesn't make it any less of a valuable skill to have if you want to be successful at work, regardless of your occupation or industry. Being able to work well with others and...

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  • Maryland adds nearly 13,000 jobs in January

    Maryland adds nearly 13,000 jobs in January

    Maryland gained nearly 13,000 jobs in January as the unemployment rate remained steady at 4.1 percent, the U.S. Labor Department said Monday. The number of jobs in Maryland increased to 2.73 million, with growth in such sectors as construction, transportation and utilities, professional and business...

  • Trump announces stiff trade tariffs, unswayed by warnings

    Trump announces stiff trade tariffs, unswayed by warnings

    WASHINGTON — Unswayed by Republican warnings of a trade war, President Donald Trump ordered steep new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports to the U.S. on Thursday, vowing to fight back against an "assault on our country" by foreign competitors. The president said he would exempt Canada and Mexico...

  • Bank of America to add 600 jobs in Baltimore County

    Bank of America to add 600 jobs in Baltimore County

    Bank of America plans to add 600 jobs to its offices in Hunt Valley, officials announced Monday. The new employees will work in a call center and in staff support positions. The announcement comes on the heels of the company’s addition of 300 jobs last year. That increase raised the job force at...

  • MedImmune spin-off Viela Bio to locate in Gaithersburg, create 100 jobs

    MedImmune spin-off Viela Bio to locate in Gaithersburg, create 100 jobs

    MedImmune has spun out a new pharmaceutical company that will be based in Gaithersburg and create 100 jobs within three to five years. Viela Bio will work to develop six specific molecules with potential autoimmune and inflammatory applications from MedImmune’s portfolio of biologics — medicines...

  • Chase Brexton workers approve first union contract, say relations with management have improved

    Chase Brexton workers approve first union contract, say relations with management have improved

    Chase Brexton employees voted overwhelmingly Monday to approve their first contract under a union formed nearly 18 months ago amid a rancorous dispute with management over long work hours and other issues. Employees said they thought the contract, which includes pay raises and a new scheduling...

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