About the Office of Workforce Transformation

In February 2012, Governor Kasich issued Executive Order 2012-02K, creating the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation (OWT) to be headed by a director reporting directly to the Governor.

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Office of Workforce Transformation Strategy

The Office of Workforce Transformation’s mission is to connect Ohio's business, training, and education communities to build a dynamically skilled, productive, and purposeful workforce.

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Job Seeking

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Talent Seeking

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Ohio Workforce Resources

Job creation, workforce education, policy, and business attraction
Resource center for job seekers and employers looking to hire
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS)
Ohio Department of Education (ODE)
Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE)
Ohio Development Services Agency (DSA)
Ohio Department of Veterans Services (ODVS)
The National Guard Employment Enhancement Program (NGEEP)
Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD)
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC)
Ohio Department of Youth Services (DYS)
Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD)
Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (MHAS)

The Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation coordinates workforce-related strategy and tactics and serves as the voice of the Governor’s Office. OWT collaborates with many workforce-related partners to improve workforce and execute strategies.

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