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WIOA Local Plan Available for Public Comment


The Howard County Workforce Development Area 2020-2024 Local Workforce Plan is available for public comment for the period of February 11, 2021 through March 13, 2021.

A draft copy of the plan can be reviewed by clicking here . Comments regarding the plan can be submitted via email to:

Employment Resources
When it's time to shift careers, the Office of Workforce Development offers resources and employment services to help job seekers navigate the process.

Our services are designed to assist those returning to the workforce, people seeking a high school diploma, professionals looking for a career change and workers who have been laid off.  Eligible job seekers may qualify for skills training, helping them gain a competitive edge.

Whether you are looking for an entry level position or an advancement in your career, your employment success is the goal.  Visit our workforce center to take advantage of the many services offered.   
Services are free and include:

  • Job search and resume assistance 
  • Local and national job listings 
  • On-line job applications 
  • Career information 
  • Employment Workshops 
  • Resource Center with access to computers, copy and fax machines, telephones and printers 
  • Veterans services 
  • Youth services 
  • Career development workshops 
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