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Great Jobs Not Needing a Bachelor Degree

Posted on Sunday, February 3, 2019
WorkReady Lucas County

It is often said that to get a good job you need a good education.  While it is true that people with college degrees usually make more money over their career than those without, there are still great options for individuals who choose not go on to college. 

Lucas County Earns Work Readiness Certification

Posted on Thursday, January 3, 2019

At its annual Workforce Summit in early October, ACT Inc. designated Lucas County as a Certified Work Ready Community. In the ceremony, the Lucas County Department of Planning and Development was recognized for its remarkable achievement in preparing the community to meet workforce needs of modern employers. Planning and Development staff, along with representatives of OhioMeansJobs Lucas County, attended the summit to receive the award.

Three 2018 Workforce Trends for Jobseekers & Career Changers to Pay Attention To

Posted on Tuesday, September 25, 2018
2018 workforce trends

Are you a jobseeker trying to find a new job or figure out a new career path to go into? Check out the three 2018 workforce trends from the September LinkedIn Workforce Report!  

What to Do When You Don’t Get the Job

Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2018
when you don\'t get the job

So, you didn’t get the job. Now, what do you do? 

Don’t Forget to Bring These 7 Things to Your Next In-Person Job Interview

Posted on Thursday, July 19, 2018
in-person interview

The interview is your chance to prove that you’re the right person for the job.  And part of doing so is having everything you need to do well. Here are seven things to remember to bring to your next in-person job interview.

5 Great Websites to Check Out Today for Essential Career Advice

Posted on Thursday, July 5, 2018
career advice

Here are five great websites to check out today that are chockful of free, relevant, and easy-to-use career advice and resources.

Using Nontraditional Labor Pools to Fill Your Hiring Needs

Posted on Thursday, June 14, 2018
Using Nontraditional Labor Pools to Fill Your Hiring Needs

To find qualified candidates, employers have begun tapping into nontraditional labor pools to fill their hiring needs. 

10+ Ways to Be Successful in Your First Job

Posted on Monday, May 21, 2018
successful in your first job

Learn 10+ ways to be successful in your first job and to be mindful of when you go in for your first day of work. 

Tags: Job Tips

A Quick Guide to Including Skills on Your Resume

Posted on Tuesday, April 24, 2018
including skills on your resume

By including skills in your resume, you can stand out as a good candidate in the sea of other resumes employers are flooded with on a daily basis. 

A Few Things to Avoid Saying in Job Interviews

Posted on Thursday, April 5, 2018
things to avoid saying in job interviews

First impressions matter during job interviews - and what you say can make or break the interview. Check out a quick list of things to avoid saying in job interviews – and things to say instead.

Top 5 Takeaways from the 2017 RGP Annual Report: NW Ohio is Booming!

Posted on Tuesday, March 20, 2018
2017 RGP Annual Report

Check out the top five takeaways from the 2017 RGP Annual Report to learn more about how northwest Ohio is booming, why the future looks bright, and what job creation and investments look like in our region. 

Northwest Ohio Ranks High in Site Selection’s 2017 Governor’s Cup Rankings

Posted on Thursday, March 8, 2018
Site Selection’s Governor’s Cup 2017

If you didn’t catch the press release our partners at JobsOhio issued earlier this week, Ohio placed significantly high in Site Selection’s Governor’s Cup 2017 rankings. 

Tags: News

We Help Manufacturers Find Talent!

Posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2018
WorkReady Lucas County Manufacturing

Exciting things are happening right now for manufacturing in northwest Ohio, and one of our recent hiring events only demonstrates this further. The Lucas County Department of Planning & Development had to act quickly to ensure that local people could take advantage of life-changing manufacturing opportunities and that the new facilities could access the workers they needed.

Tony Packo's New Location Opening

Posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Tony Packo’s

Learn how Tony Packo’s opened their location in Toledo easily, within their timeline, through the coordination of the Lucas County Department of Planning & Development and our community partners.

What WorkReady Lucas County Can Do for You

Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2017
WorkReady Lucas County

Learn about the success we’ve seen since we first launched our WorkReady Lucas County program in 2014 and what this program can do for you!