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Cultivate Local Workforce

Missed opportunities are the bane of community progress. Being efficient with our resources not only means strong community partners will work cooperatively and efficiently, it means we will take every opportunity to maximize existing resources, and capitalize on our K-12 school system as well as the new students Clark State Community College and Wittenberg University attract.


business concierge iconBusiness Concierge

Providing a “one-stop” resource to connect employers with workforce solutions, training programs, community interaction, and resources is a key to success for Clark County. Institute Manufacturing Awareness days for 6th graders and up.

opportunity iconStudent-to-Opportunity Concierge

Providing resources to connect local high school students to career opportunities is critical to overcoming the exodus of our youth. Clark County is awash with career opportunities. We need to make sure students understand the possibilities. Additional funding will provide resources for local school districts to connect students, faculty and businesses.

intern iconInternship Matching/Coordination

Companies in Clark County willingly provide High School and College Internships and although students in Clark County have an interest there often is a disconnect. Coordinating formalized paid and unpaid internship programs to ensure prevention of lost opportunities will be achieved through this campaign. Additional funding will provide resources for ensure students are aware of internship opportunities.

research iconResearch and Best Practice Resource Development

Stay current with workforce best practices and disseminate information to community leaders and human resource departments to enhance the competitiveness of our workforce.

act community iconACT Work Ready Community & Aptitude Testing

Continue efforts to certify 100% of graduating High School Seniors from Clark County with portable credentials that highlight their employability. Additional funding will provide resources to evaluate student aptitudes and county-wide data to inform curriculum development and program offerings at local school districts.

 

Why Ohio?

No Corporate Income or Profits Tax

No Corporate Income or Profits Tax

$2.7 BillionBudget Reserve

$2.7 Billion Budget Reserve

Ohio RanksNo. 9 in Competitive Labor Environment

Ohio Ranks No. 9 in Competitive Labor Environment

Ohio is One of the Top 10 Freight Destinations

Ohio is One of the Top 10 Freight Destinations

Ohio Has the Fourth Largest Interstate Highway System

Ohio Has the Fourth Largest Interstate Highway System

7th Largest Economy inthe U.S.

7th Largest Economy in the U.S., 21st Worldwide

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