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Professional Outplacement Assistance Center (POAC) - Workforce Development & Adult Learning

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The Professional Outplacement Assistance Center is open to the public.
Come visit us at our new location:

1306 Concourse Drive, Suite 340
Linthicum, MD 21090
Main number: 410-609-7121

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The Professional Outplacement Assistance Center (POAC) is a service offered by the Maryland Department of Labor's Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning. POAC provides assistance to individuals who are in the professional, executive, technical, managerial, and/or scientific occupations and operates in a facility that features:

  • A Computer Lab
  • A Variety of Written Publications and Resource Materials
  • Individualized Career Guidance
  • Free Copying Services

The centerpiece of the POAC program is the staff's unique combination of skills, experiences and backgrounds which reflects the needs of the professional, executive, technical, managerial and scientific workers the program serves. The staff consists of professionals experienced in working with thousands of job seekers from a wide range of professional occupations. POAC provides job seekers with a level of support that is only available through few private outplacement services typically costing thousands of dollars. POAC, as with all the services of the Maryland Department of Labor’s Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning, provides high quality services that are free of cost to Maryland residents.

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Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches (PARWCC)

International Association of Workforce Professionals (IAWP)

FedJob Certified Trainer

Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW)

Middle Atlantic Career Counseling Association (MACCA)

Professional Outplacement Assistance Center (POAC)
dlwdalpoac-labor@maryland.gov