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Are You Ready For Manufacturing?

When more than 1,000 new high-paying manufacturing jobs arrive in Lucas County early next year, will you be able to set yourself apart from the competition when those companies begin hiring? You will if you start getting prepared NOW! The Lucas County Department of Planning and Development along with our OhioMeansJobs Lucas County partners will provide you with the tools you will need to be WorkReady before companies start hiring for these high-paying jobs. Get started TODAY!

In addition to the WorkReady Lucas County program, workers have access to numerous tools designed to help them improve their existing skills and advance in their careers.  For those looking for work or seeking a better opportunity, OhioMeansJobs Lucas County can provide job search and career development assistance.

Offering free workshops on topics like building a high-power resume, making the best impression in the interview, and handling your finances once you get the job, the one-stop center also provides access to computers, high-speed internet, printers, fax machines and other tools necessary for a successful job search.  For individuals lacking computer skills, free classes are available as are a variety of tutorials for people interesteWorkReady Expressd in learning the latest computer technology or upgrading their current abilities.

Businesses of all sizes utilize the one-stop center to find qualified workers who have the skills they need to fill critical positions. Employers also take advantage of the services available through OhioMeansJobs Lucas County by reserving space for individual recruiting events, posting job openings and participating in monthly job fair events.  

For individuals considering changing careers, training funds may be available if they are planning to enter a high demand profession like nursing or transportation and logistics.  Contact us for more information about training services.