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

2014-2015 COWIC Annual Report

Click the image above to read the report. To download the 2014-2015 COWIC Annual Report, click here. Our greatest measure of success is in the people we place. It is always our goal to empower job seekers to transition to permanent, self-sustaining employment in the shortest timeframe possible and to connect our business

February 2016 Central Ohio Works Newsletter

Ohio Bans the Box A message from the President & CEO Suzanne Coleman-Tolbert On December 22, 2015, Governor John Kasich signed legislation that makes Ohio one of 20 states to ‘Ban the Box’ that asks about criminal backgrounds on job applications for public positions.  The legislation requires all public employers,

December 2015 Central Ohio Works Newsletter

More than the minimum A message from the President & CEO Suzanne Coleman-Tolbert In our assessment of what works and what doesn’t for employers in central Ohio, we have found a common element of success. Simply put: when companies invest in their employees, those employees work harder and stay longer.

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

S.O.A.R. hire! 2014-2015 Annual Youth Report

Click the image above to read the report. To download a PDF of the 2014-2015 S.O.A.R. hire! Annual Youth Report, click here. There are more than 20,000 opportunity youth in the Columbus Region, and the time for narrowing the gap between the need for services and federal and local policies

Spring 2015 Central Ohio Works Newsletter

Baltimore’s Kids are Our Kids: A message from the President & CEO The disconnection between youth and opportunity is greater than ever, and we are seeing the results of the gap, says COWIC President and CEO Suzanne Coleman-Tolbert. Join Us for Columbus’ Youth Employment Challenge “There are many young people in

2015 Winter Newsletter

New Year, New Approach: A message from the President & CEO AS WE SETTLE INTO THE NEW YEAR, the Central Ohio Workforce Investment Corporation (COWIC) and OhioMeansJobs- Columbus- Franklin County (OMJ-CFC) are excited to welcome a fresh approach to workforce services in central Ohio. The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

COWIC CEO Corner: 2015 brings new approach with WIOA

New Year, New Approach: A message from the President & CEO AS WE SETTLE INTO THE NEW YEAR, the Central Ohio Workforce Investment Corporation (COWIC) and OhioMeansJobs- Columbus- Franklin County (OMJ-CFC) are excited to welcome a fresh approach to workforce services in central Ohio. The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act