Maryland Workforce Exchange

The Maryland Workforce Exchange  has a wealth of knowledge for the employer. The Lower Shore American Job Center is your local MWE resource for information on employment, education, and training services to both individuals and employers, all in one place. These centers include programs such as Unemployment Insurance, Job Services, Vocational Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, and Youth services through a partnership with local, state and national organizations. Employers can utilize the centers to access the following services:

  •     Employee recruitment and screening
  •     Posting job openings on local, state and national websites
  •     Receiving and forwarding applicant resumes
  •     Prescreening and referral of qualified job seekers
  •     Tax credit information
  •     Labor market information
  •     Labor law compliance information
  •     Additional resources on issues that affect employers
Intensive employer services may also be provided, including job profiling, individual recruitment plans, group and individual counseling, skill assessment and occupational profiling, and employer seminars.

Business services staff in the American Job Center also provide on-site information and assistance to employers that are downsizing and to their affected employees.

Employers who are projecting layoffs of 50 or more workers are eligible for assistance from the American Job Centers through the Rapid Response program. Services targeted at affected workers can include career counseling, assisted job search, career seminars and career clubs, and referrals to Unemployment Insurance resources.