Ohio Additional Resources

Find Qualified Employees

OhioMeansJobs Workforce Centers are able to post jobs online for employers, as well as run a resume match of jobseekers who are already enrolled in the system.  Business Service Representatives can also screen resumes and applications to increase the number of qualified candidates for employers. There is no cost for this service.  For more information, please contact Carly Lafferre in Columbiana County at carly@onestopohio.org or Cyndy Bresnahan in Mahoning County at cyndy@onestopohio.org.


Connect to Business Resources

The Business Resource Network (BRN) is a collaborative and systematic process that provides individual businesses with a single point of contact in order to address challenges and opportunities and tap into the collective resources of workforce, economic development and education partners.  This collaborative philosophy moves from transactional services to a disciplined and consistent partnership structure.  BRN Partners in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull Counties include the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber, the offices of Congressment Johnson and Ryan, Youngstown State University, Kent State University Campuses in East Liverpool, Salem and Trumbull County, Choffin, Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull County Career & Technical Centers and numerous local governments.

For more information

Visit the Business Resource Network online at www.thebrn.net or contact Gene Babik, BRN Manager, at (330) 965-1787 ext. 7140 or gene@onestopohio.org.



WorkKeys testing is available for all jobseekers at their request or at the preference of the employer.  For more information, please contact Cynthia Grier, Ohio Pathways to Competitiveness Coordinator at (330) 9654-1787 x7144 or cynthia@onestopohio.org


On the Job Training

On-the-Job Training is available to qualified employers.  This program is targeted towards assisting employers with the costs of training a new hire with reimbursement of up to 50% of wages.  For the requirements in your county, please contact Mahoning Columbiana Training Association in Mahoning and Columbiana Counties at (330) 747-5639 or OhioMeansJobs Trumbull County at (330) 675-2179.


Customized Job Training

Customized Job Training funding is available through the Pathways to Competitiveness grant.  Companies can choose to request training for their workers and receive up to a 50% reimbursement or collaborate with one or more additional companies as a consortium which would then receive up to 75% reimbursement of training costs.  For additional information, please contact Cynthia Grier, Ohio Pathways to Competitiveness Coordinator at (330) 965-1787 x7144 or cynthia@onestopohio.org.