Fall 2015 Central Ohio Works Newsletter

More Partners, Better Service A message from the President & CEO Suzanne Coleman-Tolbert Welcome to our more interactive, electronic newsletter! Every quarter, we will bring you the latest workforce development, training, and COWIC/OhioMeansJobs news. We have a lot of new things happening in the Job Center and we encourage you

Check out our September Job Expos

When:  Tuesday, September 22, 2015 10 a.m.-2 p.m.   Where: King Arts Complex 867 Mt. Vernon Ave., Columbus, OH 43205 Featured employers: Zulily, Gap, Excel/Toy R’ Us, Hollywood Casino, Staples, Teleperformance, Supply House, L Brands, FedEx Ground, Safelite and more! Seasonal, part-time, temp-to-hire and permanent positions for call center, manufacturing, warehouse/logistics,

September is Workforce Development Month

September is Workforce Development Month! Central Ohio Workforce Investment Corp. (COWIC) is the Workforce Investment Board for Columbus and Franklin County, which aims to connect job seekers and businesses with the training, resources, and employment services needed to support economic development. During the month of September, COWIC will be hosting

Youth Employment Challenge Job Expo

Several local employers are ready to hire  Central Ohio’s youngest workers! This is an opportunity to meet some of the employers that have taken Mayor Michael B. Coleman’s Youth Employment Challenge and committed to hiring job seekers ages 18-24!    When: Wednesday, July 22th, 10 a.m.- 2p.m. Where: COWIC/OhioMeansJobs - Columbus- Franklin

Get Ready for Upcoming May Hiring Events

Jobseekers: you need more than a resume and a business suit to find a job. In fact, reports show that employers want employees with developed “soft skills” including communication, conflict management and critical thinking that can lead to more career choices. COWIC provides free WorkREADY workshops on these soft skills,

Columbus West Side Job Expo April 14

Attention Columbus West Side Job Seekers When:  Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Time: 10a.m.— 2p.m. Where: Dodge Recreation Center 667 Sullivant Ave. Columbus, OH 43215 Columbus West Side Job Expo Positions Available: Business & Professional, Dock Worker, Forklift Operator, CDL Truck Driver, Cashier, Customer Service Representative, Armed /Unarmed Security Guard, STNA, HHA,