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Insight from the experts.

JobsOhio’s managing directors and other senior level team members are experts in business and industry with decades of experience at some of the world’s leading companies. Our executives regularly publish blogs that provide valuable insight, expert commentary and general information about topics relevant to Ohio economic development. Their thought leadership helps business leaders – both those in Ohio and those thinking about coming to Ohio – learn about and understand the benefits of doing business in Ohio.

Ohio’s Tax Policy Promotes a Positive Business Climate

Low or no taxes in strategic areas key to growth of Ohio’s businesses
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Time and again Ohio is listed near the top of business-friendly states by key publications, which is why the Tax Foundation’s relatively low ranking for Ohio for 2021 stands out in stark contrast. By taking a closer look at the criteria and the weighted factors in the Tax Foundation’s methodology, some light is shed on the potential flaws in their analysis.

Ohio Rises to Meet a Changing, Challenging Talent Landscape

Ohio Rises to Meet a Changing, Challenging Talent Landscape

Ohio has customized, adaptable workforce development programs to help companies find, train, and hire the talent they need. Always.
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Executives recognize the rising need to evolve their workforce, but often are not sure how to follow through. The coronavirus pandemic forced businesses to address the issue almost overnight. Ohio responded by creating flexible, customizable talent initiatives that help companies find, attract, hire, and train talent, for their immediate and long-term needs.

Ohio Demonstrates Leadership in the Future of Autonomous Mobility

Ohio Demonstrates Leadership in the Future of Autonomous Mobility

Ohio’s partnerships and infrastructure set the state up to be at the forefront in the pursuit of smart mobility and advanced air mobility.
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Advanced mobility on the ground and in the air will play large roles in the future of transportation of people and goods. Ohio’s infrastructure, partnerships, and federal support make the state a leader in the testing and deployment of smart and advanced air mobility.

Where Fintech Will Thrive in the Post COVID-19 Era

Fintech success is possible away from the coasts and can be found in Ohio
Terry Gore, director of financial services, JobsOhio
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The pandemic forced businesses to make drastic changes. Companies are reevaluating their model and considering a shift to remote work. But that is not all that is changing. Businesses are seeing opportunities outside of dense coastal cities, where opportunities are abundant and the cost is lower. As executives turn their gaze toward the Midwest, Ohio is a promising destination for the future of financial services and fintech.

Our Focus is Talent: JobsOhio Invests $1.5M in Northwest Ohio Talent Pipeline Development

Our Focus is Talent: JobsOhio Invests $1.5M in Northwest Ohio Talent Pipeline Development

Collaboration with industry partners creates unique, industry-specific initiatives
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Companies moving to and growing in Ohio require the workforce to meet a diverse range of needs. JobsOhio, with its enhanced focus on talent development, worked with Regional Growth Partnership and 30 manufacturing businesses in northwest Ohio to research the area’s workforce needs. JobsOhio ultimately invested $1.5 million to seed manufacturing talent in the region.

How to Properly Take Your Temperature

How to Properly Take Your Temperature

COVID-19 Information
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