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Together, Central Ohio Health Sector Partnership (COHSP) Builds Talent Pipeline for In-Demand Health Care Jobs.

While competition is expected and the norm between competing businesses, WDBCO has partnered with competitors to directly address critical talent shortages in the healthcare sector. OhioHealth, OSU Wexner Medical Center, Mount Carmel, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Central Ohio Primary Care, and Primary One now collaborate as the Central Ohio Health Sector Partnership or COHSP.  Courtney Thraen, WDBCO’sRead More »

Youth Career Exploration Focus of New Ohio Resources

Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted, Director of the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation, recently announced the launch of a new resource that provides information to students, parents, and teachers about the different career pathways available to high schoolers. The “Find Your Career Pathway” video aims to guide students in their educational journey to landing aRead More »

Audio Language Translation Key Feature of New Access and Diversity Initiative on OMJCFC.org

A recent report by Stacker compiled from the U.S. Census estimates that well over 125,000 citizens in the greater Columbus region speak very little English or use English as a second language. This represents more than 10% of the regional population. These numbers are growing yearly, and the trend is expected to continue. Additionally, roughlyRead More »

Job Center Featured in OhioMeansJobs Informational Videos

Preview Videos Here! Ohio Lieutenant Governor John Husted kicked off a new promotional video series filmed at the Columbus and Franklin County OhioMeansJobs Job Center. The short videos focus on OhioMeansJobs services for job seekers and why OMJ is a great resource for anyone looking for work or improving their marketable work skills. “OhioMeansJobs Columbus-FranklinRead More »

COSI Big Science Festival and Ohio In Demand Jobs Week feature Transfr Virtual Reality Demo

View VR Demo WDBCO and OMJCFC will be represented at the COSI Big Science Festival in a big way this year for Ohio’s In-Demand Jobs Week. Staged out of the OMJCFC Jobs Mobile visitors will journey through a virtual reality work experience simulating the tools and tasks of a variety of in-demand jobs. “This isRead More »

In-Person Events at the WDBCO Job Center – OMJCFC

Our Job Center (OMJCFC.org) is featuring 29 major employers at an in-person “Job Matching” event on Wednesday, April 26th. This event is led by OMJCFC Project Director Sonya Grant. “Job matching allows our staff to match jobseekers to employers ensuring they receive candidates with specified skills that fit the job descriptions. This extra step ofRead More »