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Stark: (330) 433-9675
Tusc: (330) 364-9777

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OhioMeansJobs Stark and Tuscarawas Counties is northeastern Ohio's premier workforce development and training centers that connects job seekers with employers by providing numerous resources in a single location. It is a free service made possible through funds provided by the U.S. Department of Labor through the Stark Tuscarawas Workforce Development Board and operated locally by the Workforce Initiative Association, a regional council of governments created by the Stark and Tuscarawas County Commissioners and the Mayor of the City of Canton.

The Business Services Department
Services Include:
4Employment Recruiters
Offers no-cost recruitment services to employers by utilizing a personal recruiter assigned to the company. Resumes can be filtered through to their assigned recruiter or directed to employers by request.

4Communication & Outreach Services
Our communication/outreach team will tailor services to maximize exposure and awareness of your business and hiring needs to include:
- Provide Job Postings on www.ohiomeansjobs.com and advertise on our local OhioMeansJobs Stark & Tuscarawas Counties website (www.omjwork.com).
- Social media posts on multiple platforms including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
- Communication to OhioMeansJobs center partners and community stakeholders to create awareness of the employer's hiring needs.
- Tailored outreach opportunities unique to your hiring needs which may include radio advertisement, employer interviews, video, special website features, etc.

4Open Recruitments/Facility Usage
Your recruiter will help you with the complete onsite set-up (rooms, tables, signage, presentation equipment, etc.) and interworking (registration, guidance, or instruction of attendees, etc.) of the open recruitment at the OhioMeansJobs Center for no-cost. You can interview as many applicants as possible and utilize our computer lab, as needed, for applications and pre-employment testing.

4Job Fairs (In-person and NEW virtual)
We organize, set-up and provide assistance in the operations and development of county-wide job fairs for area employers to connect job seekers with open positions.

4LMI - Labor Market Information
Information pertaining to wage data for positions: high, low and median salaries ranges are given for this area.

4Wanted Analytics Workforce
Documentation that pertains to talent availability by industry/position within the surrounding areas.

4The Business Resource Network (BRN)
The BRN is a partnership representing workforce and economic development orgainzations including chambers of commerce, universities, colleges, career and technical centers, community organizations, utility companies, and state and local government agencies. This structure provides a seamless delivery system for a full range of programming resources, important funding streams, and real solutions for businesses. Tailored information on incentives, tax breaks, employment and training assistance, succession and/or business plans, marketing, exporting assistance, expansion or upgrades and more are examples of client needs and challenges that can be addressed by the BRN.
Since 2013, we have assisted over 495 businesses access over $3.4 million in workforce and economic development programs and incentives.

4OJTs (On-The-Job-Training)
May offer certain eligible job seekers up to 6 months of training and reimburse the employer 50% of the wage rate paid to the trainee. This program helps off-set the costs of training a new employee; and agreement must be established with our office prior to the individual being hired.

4Rapid Response
Works with your impacted employees to get them back to work quickly after a layoff, reducing time on an Unemployment Compensation clair, helping keep your rates low.

The Business Services Department of OhioMeansJobs Stark and Tuscarawas Counties works with numerous local employers who successfully utilize our services in varied capacities.

We look forward to serving you.

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