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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.

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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Ohio’s Tax Policy Delivers Results

No tax on five key areas keeps businesses growing
Matt Waldo, senior manager of research and analysis, JobsOhio
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Ohio’s tax policy is about results, not philosophies and Ohio has made great strides in creating a pro-business climate and tax structure.

Northeast Ohio’s Smart Manufacturing IIoT Roadmap Earns International Recognition

Northeast Ohio’s Smart Manufacturing IIoT Roadmap Earns International Recognition

Team NEO receives innovation award; plan serves as blueprint for all of Ohio
Glenn Richardson, Managing Director, JobsOhio
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Team NEO, JobsOhio’s northeast Ohio regional partner, received an award for an initiative dedicated to driving the industrial internet of things and smart manufacturing in the region. The roadmap is based on practical application and industry expertise, and serves as a blueprint for facilitating advanced manufacturing across Ohio.

Ohio’s Stock is Rising in the Business Community

Ohio’s Stock is Rising in the Business Community

Ohio continues to climb in several annual state business rankings
Matt Waldo, director of research, JobsOhio
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Rankings continue to support why Ohio is a great state for business. While there are different and varied factors that contribute to each ranking, there are consistencies that support why Ohio is higher on lists than it has been in previous years. Matt Waldo explores the areas where Ohio has improved as well as where Ohio’s opportunities remain.

JobsOhio and APEG Partnership Demonstrates Success While Focus Continues on Southeast Ohio

Economic development partners bring funding, jobs and opportunity to the APEG region
Matt Cybulski, Director, Energy and Chemicals, JobsOhio, and member, APEG Board of Directors
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Since 2011, JobsOhio and the Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth (APEG) have delivered more than $70 million in support to the 25-county APEG region, with companies committed to creating more than 7,100 jobs. JobsOhio, APEG and local communities are partnering to bring prosperity to the entire region.