JobsOhio is a private nonprofit economic development corporation designed to drive job creation and new capital investment in Ohio through business attraction, retention, and expansion. JobsOhio works collaboratively with a wide range of organizations and cities, each bringing something powerful and unique to the table to put Ohio’s best opportunities forward. Since its creation in 2011, JobsOhio and a network of six regional partners have collaborated with academia, public and private organizations, elected officials, and international entities to ensure that company needs are met at every level. As a privately-run company, JobsOhio can respond more quickly to trends in business and industry, implementing broad programs and services that meet specific needs, including but not limited to: Talent Services: Assists companies with finding a skilled, trained workforce through talent attraction, sourcing, and pre-screening, as well as through customized training programs. SiteOhio: A site authentication program that goes beyond the usual site-certification process, putting properties through a comprehensive review and analysis, ensuring they’re ready for immediate development. JobsOhio Research and Development Center Grant: Facilitates the creation of corporate R&D centers in Ohio to support the development and commercialization of emerging technologies and products. JobsOhio Workforce Grant: Promotes economic development, business expansion and job creation by providing funding to companies for employee development and training programs. A team of industry experts with decades of real-world industry experience lead JobsOhio and support businesses by providing guidance, contacts, and resources necessary for success in Ohio.
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