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Members of the Ohio Small Business Council Wednesday told the governor’s workforce transformation director that they are still having trouble finding employees that can pass a drug test. Just behind that issue is workers that don’t have “soft skills,” which they said included items such as showing up to work on time.
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Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed legislation on June 28 that funds Smart Ohio, a program that will bring economic and financial education to hundreds of elementary classrooms.
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The Department of Higher Education, Office of Workforce Transformation and the Department Job and Family Services have teamed up to analyze state workforce and education data to demonstrate supply and demand.
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255,000 jobs are supported by Oil & Natural Gas in Ohio; wages across all core shale-related industries were $29,600 per year greater than the four-quarter average for all other industries in the state.
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City Council, on Monday night, approved legislation that will result in Penske Logistics adding jobs that will bring $2.1 million in new payroll to Beachwood.
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Ohio Means Jobs has many features that can help your job search, including details about career fairs, employment programs and in-demand careers.
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Ohio University’s Innovation Center, a high-tech business incubator, supported 176 jobs that generated an estimated $7.2 million in employee compensation in Athens County in 2015, a new report says.
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Amazon is now hiring to fill thousands of jobs at its new Etna Fulfillment Center. NBC4 learned Wednesday, it’s hiring hundreds of more people than expected.
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Fuyao is on track to bring up to $280 million to Ohio's economy this year if it reaches its goal of hiring 2,000 employees by year's end, according to an analysis from the Applied Policy Research Institute at Wright State University.
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New licensing test removes barriers, opens path to employment. For the first time, Ohioans who are deaf or hearing impaired will now have the opportunity to obtain their Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), thanks to collaboration between state agencies.
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