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!

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,

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, including counties, townships, and

Veterans Helping Veterans Find Jobs

OhioMeansJobs Columbus-Franklin County Named Top Employment Center for Veterans When Alicia Parrish medically retired from the Army, she had a resume, her military experience, and a desire to start a new chapter in her life. But making the transition to life outside of the military wasn’t easy. “It was harder for me

Veteran Employment Program Wins National Award

  OhioMeansJobs Columbus-Franklin County Named  Top Employment Center for Veterans COLUMBUS, OHIO-The Central Ohio Workforce Investment Corporation (COWIC) and Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) are pleased to announce that OhioMeansJobs Columbus-Franklin County has received the 2014 American Legion National Employment Local Office of the Year Award. The

Veterans Financial Coaching Now Available

Free Financial Coaching for Veterans Now Available at COWIC Veterans, if you answer “yes” to any of the following questions, you may need financial coaching support: Do you have financial goals that you are ready to pursue? Do you find that you have more “month than money” and want to