Job training program is ‘FastPath’ to career change

Even as the overall economy continues to slowly strengthen, many people are still struggling. Some are unemployed, others are underemployed. Columbus, Ohio, residents in those categories now have a new tool at their disposal: FastPath. FastPath is a collaboration between the City of Columbus, Columbus State Community College, with help from

Get Ready for Upcoming May Hiring Events

Jobseekers: you need more than a resume and a business suit to find a job. In fact, reports show that employers want employees with developed “soft skills” including communication, conflict management and critical thinking that can lead to more career choices. COWIC provides free WorkREADY workshops on these soft skills,

Future Talent Recruitment for Out-of-School Youth Ages 16-24 RFP

Important Dates RFP Release Date: Friday, May 1, 2015 Bidders Conference: Friday, May 8, 2015 at 9:00AM COWIC/OMJ-CFC Lower Level, Continental Room 1111 East Broad Street, 2nd Floor Columbus, Ohio 43205 Proposals Due: Friday, May 22, 2015 by 3:00PM COWIC/OMJ-CFC Administrative Office Attention: Tara Lamont Procurement Administrator Contract Purpose This

Veteran Employment Program Wins National Award

  OhioMeansJobs Columbus-Franklin County Named  Top Employment Center for Veterans COLUMBUS, OHIO-The Central Ohio Workforce Investment Corporation (COWIC) and Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) are pleased to announce that OhioMeansJobs Columbus-Franklin County has received the 2014 American Legion National Employment Local Office of the Year Award. The