From the Suite Source
In mid-April, there were 23,568 total job posts in Montgomery County across 689 occupations.
An integral part of our mission at WorkSource Montgomery is working with Montgomery County’s wonderful employers, assisting them with their talent needs, from talent assessments, new opportunities (current or anticipated), internal training needs, and creative apprenticeships. WorkSource Montgomery is committed to connecting qualified candidates with the right opportunities supporting the growth of our businesses.
To be most responsive to our local labor market, we need to engage and respond to industry needs. As a result, WSM has formed a number of new partnerships to address in-demand, industry-led career paths. Here are just a few examples:
Cloud Tech Boot Camps
- Over the next five years, Montgomery County will need an estimated 1,849 new IT coders/developers. To address this demand, WSM is currently in discussions with several County-based IT companies to offer in-demand platform boot camps, the content of which will be determined by employers.
- In conjunction with BioHealth Innovation, we will be partnering to offer several post-doc programs to better connect strong talent to the biotech and life science industries. We will engage with employers to learn more about their needs as we address this critical talent pool.
Associated Builders and Contractors
- A career in the construction industry provides stability with strong wages and diverse opportunities. WSM will be partnering with the Associated Builders and Contractors to support career development activities within the industry.
Department of Environmental Protection Storm Water Management
- In partnership with the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection, we will be providing career pathway development for a green infrastructure specialist. This role provides expertise in the protection of water management and other green development practices. These are high-demand occupations with hundreds of current opportunities.
WorkSource Montgomery is here to help with all business needs, from talent assessment and recruitment to on-the-job training. Please give us a call if we can help your business!