West-Ward Pharmaceuticals Job Expo

West-Ward Pharmaceuticals has grown into one of the worlds leading pharma companies.  The company will be using this job expo to fill several open positions. When Thursday, August 4th 1-4pm Where COWIC/ OhioMeansJobs-Columbus Franklin County Job Center (Jerry Hammond Building) 1111 E. Broad St. Columbus, OH 43205 (Corner of Broad St. &

Training program helps job seekers TAPP into teaching potential

The Teacher Assistant Preparation Program (TAPP) is a ten-week, paid job training  program to prepare job seekers for careers in early childhood education. Through a partnership with COWIC/OhioMeansJob Columbus-Franklin County and the Childhood Development Council of Franklin County (CDCFC), participants will gain hands-on training and experience working with children in

West Side Job Expo

When: Thursday, June 16, 2016 10am-2pm Where: Dodge Recreation Center 667 Sullivant Avenue Columbus, OH 43215 Employers: First Coast Security, Teleperformance, Stanley Steemer, HD Supply, Columbus City Schools., Stanley Electric and others! Positions: Customer Service, Production, Warehouse, Cashier, Health Care, Security Officer, Carpet Cleaner, Forklift Operators, Janitor, Maintenance, and more!

New Hours of Operation for Job Center

The hours for the OhioMeansJobs Center are changing. Starting June 1, 2016, the center will open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Friday hours will be 8:00 a.m. until Noon. Extended Tuesday evening hours will be discontinued. The change comes as a response to customer

April 2016 Central Ohio Works Newsletter

S.O.A.R.hire! Summer Employment Initiative 2016 As the lazy days of summer approach, we are working to help central Ohio’s young adults find summer jobs and internships! While the application for 14-17 year-olds closed Friday, April 22nd, the S.O.A.R.hire! Summer Employment Initiative application is open until April 29th for young adults

COWIC helps young adult ex-offenders find jobs

Program gives ex-offenders ages 18-24  help finding stable, permanent employment. It is proven that ex-offenders are more likely to stay out of the prison system and out of trouble if they are employed. However, finding a job when you have a record is not only difficult, but often frustrating. It

2016 S.O.A.R.hire! Summer Employment application has closed!

The online application period for the 2016 S.O.A.R.hire! Summer program has closed. Thanks for applying! We look forward to the start of internships in June. S.O.A.R.hire! Summer is a collaboration between Franklin County, the City of Columbus, COWIC/OhioMeansJobs, community organizations and businesses throughout Columbus and Franklin County. The program places

Essential Skills Workshop Series: Meet our experts

COWIC has brought together some of central Ohio’s top business professionals to help job seekers land new employment, and thrive in their careers. Our Essential Skills Workshop series helps job seekers build basic computer skills, resume development, and interviewing. We also have workshops on team building, money management, and self employment. Read

March 2016 Job Expo Series

When: Throughout March Where: COWIC/ OhioMeansJobs-Columbus Franklin County Job Center (Jerry Hammond Building) 1111 E. Broad St. Columbus, OH 43205 (Corner of Broad St. & Ohio Ave.) March is full of job expos at OMJ-CFC! See our calendar of employers who are looking to hire! Thursday, March 3, 1-5 pm National Church