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Resource Center (FAQ)


How do I sign up for WorkReady Lucas County?

Businesses and individuals interested in WorkReady Lucas County can simply click on the link at the top of the page for more information.

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When can I take the National Career Readiness Assessments?

Currently, the assessments are scheduled on Tuesday's at 9 am and Wednesdays at 4 pm. However, it is possible that addtional sessions will be scheduled in the evening and on weekends as well as at locations other than OhioMeansJobs Lucas County so keep checking back with us for updates.

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How much do your services cost?

Whether for businesses or individuals there is never a charge for our assistance.

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What do you mean by "Workforce Development?"

Workforce Development is a broad term used to address an array of programs designed to help businesses find workers and assist workers in developing the skills needed to fill open jobs.

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You only help with recruiting needs?

We not only help with recruiting but we will post your job for free, contact qualified workers and refer them to you for review. If requested, we will reserve rooms for interviews, help schedule those interviews and assist in pre-employment testing. We also provide assistance with expansion projects including helping you find a new or bigger building, improve infrastructure and other challenges.

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If I hire through you, won’t I be stuck with only low-skill applicants?

While we do work with a number of people who are only now developing key job skills, we also provide assistance to experienced workers – often ones who are currently employed but looking for a better job.

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What do I need to bring with me when I come to take the National Career Readiness Certification assessment?

All you need to bring is yourself, a photo ID and the confidence to know you'll do GREAT!

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How long do each of the sections of the National Career Readiness Assessment take and do we get any breaks?

Each of the sections of the assessment (Reading for Information, Locating Information and Applied Mathematics) takes about 55 minutes and there is a break between each section.

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Can you guarantee you will find me skilled workers?

We never promise to deliver something unless we are absolutely certain we will be successful but we do promise to do everything we can to assist – including providing funds for offsetting the cost of training new workers who might not have all the skills you need.

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How long before I get the results of my National Career Readiness Assessment?

You will get your results immediately upon completing the assessments with a copy of each of the individual section scores. Your actual certificate will arrive in the mail approximately two weeks after you take the assessments.

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