JobsOhio President and CEO J.P. Nauseef provides an update on the Ohio To Work Initiative
Ohio, like the rest of the country, faced record-level unemployment this year caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. At the request of Governor Mike DeWine, JobsOhio joined a partnership with employers, nonprofits, training providers, and government to launch a pilot initiative in the greater Cleveland area to help displaced workers identify new career opportunities, train for them, and then be placed with an employer. J.P. Nauseef provides insight on the program and its progress in this piece originally available on Crain’s Cleveland Business.
Innovative program connects global businesses with insights from Ohio State MBA students
JobsOhio, in partnership with The Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business, participated in the college’s Global Applied Projects (GAP) program, an international business consulting opportunity for MBA students to apply their skills to real-world problems and for companies worldwide to leverage the minds of future business leaders.
RAMTEC partners with Ohio stakeholders to help state’s economy through manufacturing workforce training
Finding a qualified workforce is a pressing issue for a lot of manufacturers. From the minds of educators came RAMTEC, a program dedicated to educating workers and connecting them with employers. When RAMTEC sought to launch a new training program on automation, public-private and economic development organizations united in support.
At least 60 high-tech jobs will be created during expansion.
Booz Allen Hamilton’s rising demand for its services drove the company to scale up its operations. It chose to grow in Beavercreek with a nearly 10,000 square-foot expansion that will include a new digital hub and secure space, and the company has committed 60 high-tech jobs.
Infrastructure and proximity to customers influence relocation from California to the Midwest
One of the biggest names in footwear is moving its main North American distribution center from California to Ohio. The move will enhance Crocs’ distribution and logistics network to further streamline its supply chain and increase its speed to market.