Monday, May 6, 2013
An outside company tallied the rate of job growth at 3.9 percent from 2010 to 2012, according to a report from county government.
Employers in the financial sector that included The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and Capital One led the list of companies that have added the most jobs in Montgomery County since 2010, according to a release from county government. The county's job growth rate from 2010 to 2012 was 3.9 percent, the release stated, higher than those of bordering jurisdictions Fairfax, VA (3.6 percent) and the District of Columbia (2.8 percent.) Overall, 24,670 jobs were added during the period. The data was provided by Economic Modeling Specialists International, a private firm that provides jobs data on the county level. FINRA, which operates four offices in Rockville, added more jobs than any other company, the county said, with 330 …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
County government funded a report that shows the impact of nonprofit organizations on the local economy.
Nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County employ a significant percentage of local residents, paying out billions each year and wielding a collective $4 billion in purchasing power, according to a new report commissioned by the departments of economic development and health and human services. “This report validates the significant economic contributions of the County’s nonprofit sector,” said County Executive Isiah Leggett, who presented the report "Beyond Charity: Nonprofit Business in Montgomery County," in Silver Spring Monday. Among the findings in the report: “Although leaders in government and business may intuitively understand the value of the nonprofit community, this new report compellingly quantifies the return on …
Monday, November 19, 2012
Looking for a job in the Wheaton area?
If you are seeking employment in the Wheaton area, these businesses have announced that they are hiring: Sears The Sears Outlet at Westfield Wheaton is currently hiring for sales and warehouse positions. To apply online visit www.SHOS.com. For more information call (301) 949-1036. Hollister Hollister at Westfield Wheaton is hiring for managers in training and seasonal staff. Apply online at: careers.hollisterco.com For more information contact the manager Chris at: (301) 933-3682. Assistant Manager at a Wheaton Restaurant An unnamed "growing fast casual restaurant" in Wheaton is looking for an assistant manager, according to a job posting online. To clarify: "No grease. Fresh foods." Know of any other job opportunities in Wheaton? Tell us…
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Learn about resources available to job seekers at a free symposium in Rockville on Friday.
Are you looking for a job in Montgomery County? One place to find resources to help you in that search is the People-4-People Employment Assistance Program at a Faith-based and Neighborhood Partners Job Clubs Symposium on Nov. 16. This free event is open to the public, but pre-registration is requested. The symposium will run from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Third Floor Hearing Room of the Montgomery County Council Office Building at 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville. You can learn how to start an employment program in your community and about resources that are available to job seekers. Panelists will include local job club and ministry leaders, faith and community leaders, workforce development officials, nonprofit leaders and others who are …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Jobseekers can pre-register online at Montgomery Works for the Nov. 8 event at Westfield Wheaton.
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Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Looking for a job? These companies are hiring employees.
These are a few of the job postings in the Wheaton and Kensington areas. Do you know of others? Tell us in the comments below. Entertainment sales associate F.Y.E., an electronics and entertainment store in Westfield Wheaton, will be having an in-store job fair on Sunday, Oct. 21 from 12-4 p.m. According to a Facebook post by Westfield Wheaton, F.Y.E. is hiring for assistant managers and sales associates positions. For more information, contact the store at: 301-949-4822. Nurse Kaiser Permanente in Kensington is hiring for a full-time nurse to provide "quality patient care for post-operative patients." Basic qualifications include the following: a minimum of two years of current recovery room or critical care experience, current RN …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The department store is hiring for several full-time, hourly positions.
A new Kohl's department store will celebrates its grand opening Wednesday in Aspen Hill. A Superfresh occupied the space at 3901 Aspen Hill Road, but the store closed in 2011 after its parent company filed for bankruptcy, according to the Washington Business Journal. Kohl's is hiring for the following full-time hourly positions at its Aspen Hill location: Area supervisors, customer service supervisors, department sales supervisors, operations area supervisor, jewelry sales specialist, loss prevention supervisor, shoes sales specialist and more. Update: This article has been corrected to reflect the fact that Kohl's opened earlier this week, but is celebrating its grand opening on Wednesday.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Are you looking for work? Check out these job postings at businesses in Wheaton.
Dick's Sporting Goods, which will be opening beneath the incoming Costco at Westfield Wheaton, has announced that it is hiring for several positions: a lodge sales associate, an apparel sales associate, a maintenance associate, a freight flow associate and more. See the Dick's Sporting Goods website for more details on how to apply. Proyecto Salud, a health clinic located in the Mid-County Regional Services Center, is looking for a part-time health educator. Applicants must be bilingual in English and Spanish and have a minimum of three years of experience in adult health education. Best Buy has announced an opening for a Best Buy mobile store manager at its Wheaton location. One of the responsibilities of this manager would be to "…
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Looking for a job in the community or nearby? Patch will bring the classifieds to you.
Each week, we'll highlight a few open positions in town that we found on Patch's Marketplace and around town. Note that the descriptions below are abbreviated from the original postings and do not reflect all of each job's duties and requirements. Job: Regal Cinema in Downtown Type: Varies Description: The Majestic in downtown Silver Spring is currently hiring and is in need of various positions. In order to apply, fill out the online job application. Job: Case Manager for Welfare Type: Consulting Duties: Candidates must have a bachelor's degree and a year of experience in job development, job placement among other seeking skill training and motivation. The person who is hired for this position would conduct workshops, assist …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Westfield Wheaton says Costco is now hiring.
Westfield Wheaton has announced via Twitter that Costco is accepting job applications in anticipation of the new store's opening at the regional mall in October. Costco plans to open "a small customer service store inside of the mall in the next week or so for membership and hiring information," Westfield spokesperson Sidney Woods wrote in an email to Patch on Wednesday. He added that this store will be located on the mall's upper level near Panera Bread. See photos of the Costco warehouse under construction. What kind of employees is Costco looking to hire? The list includes cashiers, forklift drivers, meat cutters, pharmacy sales assistants, photo lab clerks and more. Costco has already announced that it will have a kosher bakery.