Presentation on theme: "Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning."— Presentation transcript:
Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning
Orientation Provide information and contact information to assist customers to locate their next opportunity or resources to become re-employed.
Columbia Workforce Center Office of Employment Services Veteran Services Professional Outplacement Assistance Center (POAC) Division of Rehabilitation Services Howard County Office of Workforce Development
JOB SEEKERS EMPLOYERS JOB SEEKERS AND EMPLOYERS FREE services and FREE resources Must be fully registered in the Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE) at mwejobs.maryland.gov (Required by Unemployment Insurance) One Stop Career Centers are located throughout Maryland to serve businesses and job seekers. Provide a full range of assistance to job seekers. Staffed with qualified professionals who can assist with training referrals, career counseling, job listings and other employment- related services. Must be fully registered in the Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE) at mwejobs.maryland.gov (Required by Unemployment Insurance) One Stop Career Centers are located throughout Maryland to serve businesses and job seekers. Provide a full range of assistance to job seekers. Staffed with qualified professionals who can assist with training referrals, career counseling, job listings and other employment- related services.
One Stop Job Center Services Current job openings Virtual Recruiter Résumé Builder Education and training programs Career and workforce information Events calendar Labor market information Links to community services Access to fax and copiers Tutorials/Workshops
What is Labor Market Information(LMI)? Data about employment by location and occupation, labor supply and demand, earnings, unemployment and demographics of the labor force make up what is known as labor market information. 7
Why do I need Labor Market Information? If you are in the exploration phase of the career planning process, labor market information is a valuable resource.career planning process You can use it to find answers to many questions, including: Which industries employ people in this occupation? Where will I be able to find a job? Will there be opportunities in the field I am considering after I complete required training or education? How much will I earn? 8
9 Labor Market Information Onet Online http://www.onetonline.org Maryland Career and Workforce Information http://www.dllr.state.md.us/lmi
What is a Skills Assessment? A self-assessment tool that is used to determine whether you have certain skills as well as whether you like using those skills. What is the value? Taking assessments help you to answer the following questions: What can I do? What do I like to do? What skills do I have, and are any of them transferrable skills into new career options? What is important to me in my career? Is it money? Location? Flexibility? Advancement?
Type of AssessmentSource Skill Set Profile O*Net Ability Profiler Americas Career InfoNet Skills Profiler Where can I take a Skills Assessment?
Skills Profiler www.careerinfonet.org/skillswww.careerinfonet.org/skills Create a list of your skills and match them to job types that use those skills.
mySkills myFuture www.myskillsmyfuture.com Helps laid-off workers and other career changers find new occupations to explore. www.myskillsmyfuture.com
14 Use to research your occupational field and see the other occupations you may want to explore that have similar skillsets.
My Next Move www.mynextmove.org An interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about different careers www.mynextmove.org
Virtual Training Center 16 Online Software Training Self paced Over 1000 courses