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Washington, DC, Overview


Including the nearby areas of Arlington, Virginia, and Alexandria, Virginia, the Washington, DC, labor force numbers about 3 million. The recession had only a minor impact on Washington, DC, employment and real estate due to the area’s strong reliance on the government sector. However, recent government budget cuts have dampened the postrecession Washington, DC, job market.

Washington, DC, Job Opportunities


As the seat of our nation’s government, it’s no surprise that government jobs dominate work in Washington, DC. Professional/business services is another critical hiring sector, primarily due to the strong concentration of government contractors in the area. The smaller sectors of trade, transportation and utilities; manufacturing; and information were the only ones to constrict employment during 2011.

Washington, DC, Employment Trends


Due to the area’s concentration of government jobs, employment in Washington, DC, has remained relatively strong and is trending upward as the national economy recovers. As an indicator of this strong position, the region’s unemployment rate peaked at 7 percent in January 2010 and had fallen to 5.1 percent by April 2012. The pool of employed Washington, DC, workers expanded each month of 2011 and looks to be positive through the next year.

Between Q2 2012 and Q2 2013, Washington, DC, jobs will grow 0.6 percent, less than the 1.3 percent gain expected in the country’s job supply, according to a Moody’s Analytics forecast.
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Henderson Group Unlimited Inc, a government contractor, has an immediate opening for a Defense Trade Control Response Team member. In this position the incumbent will provide guidance on the process of registering with DDTC; answer specific questions about ITAR regulations and DDTC procedures; provide status reports to applicants on outstanding license, registration and CJ applications; provide in...
Henderson Group Unlimited Inc, a government contractor, has an immediate opening for a Systems Engineer providing support to the Department of State Directorate Defense Trade Control (DDTC). In this position the incumbent will develop and manage the Directorate's Long Range IT Strategy, working with the matrixed IT Staff to develop, maintain and enhance automated systems to support all aspects of...
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Network Engineer Please submit all candidates by 03.30 PM on Friday August 01st, 2014. Interested candidates may send their resumes to *****/*****/*****/***** Wireless Certification – CCNA-wireless, CCNP-wireless preferred is Required. Network certification - CCNA Routing and Switching is Highly Desired. Assess, design, implement, and support small...
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In this role as a Six Sigma Master Black Belt Operational Engineer, you will be responsible for leading organizational initiatives while partnering with cross-functional leadership and team members to reach targeted business and operational goals through Lean and Six Sigma continuous improvement techniques. As a Lean Six Sigma leader, you will be expected to: coach, mentor, and train continuous im...
The Senior Videographer will be responsible for creating Public Diplomacy centered content to be played on any number of platforms including, broadcast television, internet and mobile phones. The Videographer may be asked to do any step in the production process from developing a creative concept, writing a treatment or script, editing video or assisting with deliverables. Must be able to work wit...
Our client, a real estate firm based in Georgetown, is seeking a proactive, organized and detail-oriented Personal Assistant to support the COO (80% of support) and EVP (20% of support). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, extensive travel coordination, dealing with personal finances, errands, correspondences, event planning and managing family schedules. All interested candidates mu...
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RN - Homecare Department: DC, VNA Schedule: Full-time Per Visit w/benefits Shift: Day shift Hours: Job Details - CPR Required RN Homecare Make a Positive Difference Registered nurses at MedStar Health, VNA know that they make a positive difference in people’s lives. They develop an individualized plan of care to meet each patient’s needs. Position Details: * Perform patient home health admissions,...
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Accountant Washington DC DC Government Agency has a need for an Accountant for a 1-5 year contract. Multiple openings! Candidate must meet the criteria below and be US Citizen. Experience performing the following duties: · Reviews accounts receivable and credit balances for validity · Records RAA financial transactions and activities · Independently performs research sufficient to provide concise...
Special Counsel Information Governance is continuing to expand and has recently brought our Consulting Practice to the marketplace. We are looking for colleagues that are interested in building our consulting practice alongside our successful staffing solutions. !!! Information Governance Program Manager Opportunity!!! Position can be located in DC, NYC, Houston, Dallas, Chicago, San Francisco and...
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OMNIPLEX World Services Corporation is a leading provider of high quality security services and innovative investigative solutions for prestigious government and commercial customers. Come join our team! OMNISEC International Security Services, Inc., a subsidiary of OMNIPLEX, is seeking qualified applicants for a Site Supervisor position in Washington, DC. POSITION IS EMPLOYEE REFERRAL BONUS ELIBI...
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Direct Support Professional I DCCLC Volunteers of America Chesapeake Salary Unspecified Volunteers of America Chesapeake, Inc. founded in 1896 in Baltimore, is the locally chartered affiliate of Volunteers of America, Inc., one of the nations largest and most comprehensive human services organizations. Volunteers of America Chesapeake accomplishes its spiritually based mission by serving over 10,0...
Detoxification Counselor I - Relief on call Volunteers of America Chesapeake Salary Unspecified Volunteers of America Chesapeake, Inc. founded in 1896 in Baltimore, is the locally chartered affiliate of Volunteers of America, Inc., one of the nations largest and most comprehensive human services organizations. Volunteers of America Chesapeake accomplishes its spiritually based mission by serving o...
Community Support Worker - DCCSA Volunteers of America Chesapeake Salary Unspecified Volunteers of America Chesapeake, Inc. founded in 1896 in Baltimore, is the locally chartered affiliate of Volunteers of America, Inc., one of the nations largest and most comprehensive human services organizations. Volunteers of America Chesapeake accomplishes its spiritually based mission by serving over 10,000...
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