Workforce Development

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Carroll County’s workforce highlights:

  • Highly skilled and educated Greater Baltimore Regional labor force – one of the 25 largest metropolitan regions in the United States with access to a large concentration of scientists, engineers, and computer professionals
  • Carroll has over 95,769 resident workers – a workforce with a strong work ethic and high production rates
  • Programs and matching grants promoting and encouraging employment and training

The Carroll County Business/Employment Resource Center (BERC) is an American Job Center that administers the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) in Carroll County and is dedicated to employment, training, and workforce development. It is an office of the Carroll County Department of Economic Development and part of the Mid-Maryland Workforce Development Area (Carroll and Howard counties).

Workforce development is a top economic development priority; attracting high quality firms while maintaining a highly skilled and trained labor pool are critical tenants of our success. Please view the BERC Business Services Brochure.