Additional Employer Services

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

Additional Services Include:

LMI – Labor Market Information

Occupational employment and wage data is available upon request utilizing Ohio Labor Market information.

Incumbent Worker Training Services

Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) is an employer-sponsored program made available through OhioMeansJobs Stark and Tuscarawas Counties that provides grant funding to assist eligible businesses (with a primary emphasis on manufacturing and healthcare industries) offset the cost of training their existing (incumbent) workers. Its intent is to create a stronger workforce for workers and employers with the opportunity to build and maintain a quality workforce and avert layoffs

OJTs (On-The-Job-Training)

On-The-Job Training (OJT) helps off-set the costs of training a new employee and is an available program for eligible job seekers and employers. An agreement must be established with the centers prior to the individual being hired.

The Business Resource Network (BRN)

Read more about the Business Resource Network

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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