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Today's economy is in transition and so are the workers who support it. As whole industries change – often trimming jobs – we are often left with highly skilled Ohioans who have nowhere to go. Helping these workers find new jobs in emerging industries while providing the training needed to be successful is an increasingly important aspect of our modern economy.
Workforce Transition Features
three toledo entrepreneurs worth watching
Thursday, August 09, 2012
Toledo's tech entrepreneurs say that Northwest Ohio is nourishing startups by offering funding, business support and peer-to-peer collaboration. Can the growing entrepreneurial scene here bring new life to this traditional manufacturing town? Here's a look at three Toledo companies -- Classbag, Netronex and Seed Coworking -- shaking things up in The Glass City.
community colleges play vital role in helping workers advance their skills in a knowledge economy
Thursday, July 26, 2012
What if you lost your job and needed to advance your skills to stay competitive in the market? Where would you turn? Increasingly, community colleges offer accessible training options for displaced workers, inexperienced high school grads and seasoned professionals who are looking to earn a professional certification. The cost is affordable, and their role in helping advance Ohio's economy is priceless.
inspired by ohio third frontier, national group relocates offices to lorain county community college
Thursday, May 31, 2012
A not-so-quiet revolution is taking place at the Entrepreneurship Innovation Center at Lorain County Community College. The organizations and companies located here are helping to propel Ohio's innovation economy forward. Now its newest tenant, the National Association of Seed and Venture Funds, is launching educational programs and a national conference to build on the momentum.
Cleveland Clinic provides spark for region, plans 1,800 new jobs
Thursday, January 14, 2010
The Cleveland Clinic may have hemorrhaged millions of dollars during this recession, but the setback hasn't stopped the prestigious healthcare organization as a regional growth catalyst poised to bring life back into a lagging job market and local economy.
Evergreen Cooperatives focused on creating jobs, money, within communities
Thursday, December 03, 2009
"Compared to all the different community development programs we've tried over the years," says India Pierce Lee, Program Director with the
, "Evergreen Cooperatives leaves me more optimistic about opportunities for change than anything else I've seen."
Innovation & Job News
edison welding institute sparks innovative approach to training welders
Cincinnati State, AK Steel team up for advanced manufacturing training
$5-million grant aimed at retraining displaced workers for biosciences
Parsley Hollow: When life gives you lemons, make pet shampoo
Hard knocks in Clinton County lead to talk of renewables
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