Workforce Development

Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Businesses Still Being Accepted for Work Ethic Program
To address the ongoing workforce challenges for employers, the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce and Garrett County Public Schools have created the Work Ethic Diploma program for high school seniors.
Chamber and Schools to Partner on Workforce Shortage
The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce announced Monday the creation of a Work Ethic Diploma program in partnership with Garrett County Public Schools
Free Resume, Interview Workshop Set
A free workshop on Resume Writing and Job Interview Techniques: Tips for Staying Competitive in a Changing Job Market is scheduled for March 29 at the McHenry campus of Garrett College.
Apprenticeship 101 Business Information Event Scheduled
An Apprenticeship 101 Business information event - Grow Your Workforce - is being held on Monday, September 25th, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Allegany College of Maryland
Chamber Launches New Task Forces
The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce has launched two new task forces to tackle two of the biggest challenges facing our community - workforce development and economic growth.
Leadership Garrett County Now Taking Applications
Organizers of Leadership Garrett County, now entering its second year, recently announced that applications are now being accepted for this year’s program.
Leadership Garrett County Program Announced
?Garrett College recently announced the formation of the inaugural year for Leadership Garrett County, a new program designed to train and retain the next generation of leadership in Garrett County.
Workplace Stability Seminar Offered
A FREE Workplace Stability seminar will be held on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, in Allegany County. There are two opportunities to attend this seminar:
Garrett College Announces Inaugural Mountain Maker Fest
Garrett College has announced plans for the inaugural Mountain Maker Fest to be held with the purpose of bringing regional makers together to share ideas, learn, and participate in the maker movement.
POP Mountain Maker Fest Scheduled
As part of the Power of Possibilities series, a Maker Fest is being held August 15th at Garrett College.
Severe Pay Gap Between Men and Women in Maryland, Advocacy Group Says
Men earn much higher pay in Maryland than women, according to a new study released by the National Women’s Law Center.