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Washington, DC Employment Information


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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The following are a number of requirements and tasks that the contractor must project, manage and oversee as the PeopleSoft HCM Program /Project Manager as a part of the scope of work. The Program/Project Manager will manage the implementation through the full SDLC from start to end following PMI methodologies. Upgrade Initiation and Planning Participate in developing the upgrade technical roadmap...
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...
Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional - 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...
ICF Registered Nurse 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 people annua...
Detoxification Counselor II 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 peopl...
Residential Services Worker - BCCS - Relief 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...
Cook - BCCS 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 people annually throu...
ICF Licensed Practical Nurse Volunteers of America Chesapeake No Salary Specified 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 peo...
ICF Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional 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...
ICF Direct Support Professional I - PT Volunteers of America Chesapeake $ 12.00/Hr to $ 12.50/Hr, together with benefits package. 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 spir...
ICF Residential Coordinator 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 peopl...
Rehabilitation Day Services Manager (QP) - 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 serv...
Washington, DC
Front End Managers, Administrative Assistant, Department Managers with big box experience, soft lines preferred are invited to apply. As a FEM/Adm you will carry out cash responsibilities, assist cashiers in expediting sales, greeting customers, process assist with the interview/hiring process, maintain time and attendance records and personnel paperwork. The FEM .provides excellent customer servi...
Washington, DC
SALES CONSULTANT B2B UNCAPPED MONTHLY BONUS GREAT RESIDUALS 2-4 CONFIRMED APPOINTMENTS PROVIDED DAILY GAS BONUS on SELF- GENS WE PAY DAILY AS YOUR DEALS CLOSE RECESSION PROOF INDUSTRY Appstar Financial is a leader in electronic payments industry and represents one of the largest payment processors of credit and debit card transactions. We are looking for a strong closer and can offer a career oppo...
Washington, DC
AT&T: So Much More of What You Work For Looking for an opportunity where you can put your energy and enthusiasm to work to create unlimited earning potential? Of course you are. How about a chance to learn, grow and advance with the number one wireless company in America? Even better. We're AT&T, and the only thing we enjoy more than pioneering and selling the latest devices is helping people make...
Washington, DC
AT&T: So Much More of What You Work For Looking for an opportunity where you can put your energy and enthusiasm to work to create unlimited earning potential? Of course you are. How about a chance to learn, grow and advance with the number one wireless company in America? Even better. We're AT&T, and the only thing we enjoy more than pioneering and selling the latest devices is helping people make...
Washington, DC
Kitchen Manager / Sous Chef / Restaurant Manager (Washington DC) • Stable growing company • Upscale casual, quick casual dining • Fast track opportunities, competitive salaries, great benefits, promote from within culture • Performance based bonus for all managers • Full benefits package including 401k ________________________________________ We are looking for an experienced Restaurant Managers w...
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Sr. Benefits Counselor – Federal Government Capitol Hill Congressional Office Start first or second week in May (one year contract-May 2014 to April 2015) Hourly Wage negotiable Plus $3.81 per hour for Health and Welfare ($7,900 yr) in lieu of Benefit Plan Plus Paid Government Holidays Plus Paid Accrued Vacation 8:30am to 5:30pm, Monday through Friday. Large Congressional, WashingtonDC office seek...
Washington, DC
A store like no other. A career like no other. Whether you have unparalleled people skills and tremendous product knowledge or incredibly detail-oriented, there's a place to share your talents while you learn, develop, and inspire. With so many interesting and passionate people around you, the Apple Retail Store is the perfect place to launch your career and put your education to work. Expert You'...
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