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The Professional Outplacement Assistance Center (POAC) is a service offered by the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation'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 with Internet Access
  • A Variety of Written Publications and Resource Materials
  • Individualized Career Guidance
  • Free Faxing and Copying Services

The centerpiece of the POAC program is the staff's unique combination of skills, experiences and backgrounds. The POAC staff 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. The program provides job seekers with a level of support that is only available through few private outplacement services costing thousands of dollars. POAC, as with all the services of our agency, provides high quality services that are free of cost to Maryland residents.

The Professional Outplacement Assistance Center (POAC) is open Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., by appointment or prior reservation only.

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)
312 Marshall Avenue, 6th Floor
Laurel, MD 20707
Telephone: 301-362-1646 Fax: 301-362-9719
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