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Columbus-based Dynamit steps up hiring pledge of 30 new jobs

The digital design and marketing company, Dynamit Technologies LLC, has added six of the 30 new jobs it pledged over three years in an income tax incentive deal the city of Columbus approved this spring.

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Milestone for Columbus 2020 Regional Growth Strategy: 58,000 new jobs

When the Columbus 2020 regional growth strategy was launched three years ago, it set ambitious goals for the decade. Perhaps the most important was the goal of securing 150,000 net new jobs by 2020. A third of the way into the decade, the plan appears to be on track with the 11-county region surpassing the 50,000 job mark earlier this year and currently sitting at 58,000 new jobs.

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Survey: nearly one quarter of Toledo firms plan to increase staffing

In a new report released earler this week, Manpower of Milwaukee said that of the Toledo-area companies it surveyed, 24 percent indicated that they plan to increase staffing levels in the fourth quarter.

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Fyrware campaign aims to bolster Youngstown's economic renaissance

Youngstown is making a comeback with business-to-business software as one of its pillars for economic growth. To that end, the Youngstown-based software group, Fyrware, LLC, is announcing their new “Blazing the Trail for Technology” campaign. The goal is to assist Youngstown’s economic renaissance as it continues to flourish.

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New projects to create 591 Ohio jobs

Governor Kasich today announced the approval of assistance for nine projects set to create more than 591 jobs and retain 943 jobs statewide. During the Ohio Tax Credit Authority’s monthly meeting, it reviewed economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio and its regional partners. Together the projects are expected to result in more than $29 million in new payroll and $40 million in investment across Ohio.

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Dublin tapped for G-Tekt R&D center, 77 jobs pending tax deal

G-Tekt North America Corp. has chosen a site in Dublin for a proposed research-and-development facility it's pairing with a new manufacturing plant going up in West Jefferson. It's expected to lead to 77 new jobs in the city by the end of next year.

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PMI of Central Ohio announces Sept. 17 job fair

On Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road in Columbus, the Project Management Institute Central Ohio Chapter (PMICOC) will host a job fair.

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Dayton-based CareSource to hire 260

Dayton-based CareSource says it will hire about 260 people over the next several months. A spokesperson for the downtown company confirmed it projects to add the jobs incrementally by Dec. 31, increasing the number of people employed there from 1,527 to 1,787.

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More than 500 businesses headquartered in northeast Ohio

More than 500 businesses are headquartered in the 18-county region that makes up northeast Ohio, adding up to 49,000 jobs, says Tom Waltermire, CEO for Team NEO, which works with several development and chamber groups to promote and market the region.

“There’s a strong concentration of headquarters operations in our area,” notes Waltermire.

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Ohio Means Jobs to host free resume and job workshop in Logan

On Thursday, Aug. 29 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Hocking Job Services Center, 389 W. Front Street in Logan, Ohio Means Jobs will offer a free workshop designed to help attendees write a powerful and effective resume and create an account on OhioMeansJobs.com.

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Tax incentives could bring nearly 50 jobs to Dublin

A pair of tax incentive deals could lead to nearly 50 new jobs in Dublin at Decillion Healthcare LLC and ProspeX LLC.
The proposed deals went before Dublin City Council on Monday evening for a first reading, putting them on track to be voted on Aug. 26.

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Procter & Gamble eyes Dayton for massive distribution center

Procter & Gamble is eying the Dayton region for a new 2 million-square-foot distribution facility and may have selected a location. Multiple sources have confirmed that the consumer goods giant from Cincinnati has been talking to developers around the area recently about the project.

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Lucas County effort helps youths get job experience

In Lucas County, federal stimulus dollars have helped employ 565 low-income young adults this summer. The Lucas County Summer Youth Employment Program has been challenged with obstacles in its five-year existence — including reduced funds in 2011 — but organizers say this year’s program may be its strongest yet.

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Dayton ranks 10th for STEM job share

Dayton ranks 10th among the nation’s large metro areas in the percentage of high-paying jobs that require science, technology, engineering and math skills, a study released today by the Brookings Institution has found.

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