"We are committed to leading the way by connecting jobseekers and employers, supporting both with our knowledge of the Central Ohio labor market, our understanding of workplace needs and skill development, our advocacy for public policy that mutually benefits both, and our belief that an inclusive and dynamic regional economy creates economic opportunity. We welcome the opportunity to collaborate with you, whether a job seeker, employer, or community partner towards a Central Ohio where all can unlock their potential for success."

- Lisa Patt-McDaniel, President and CEO


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Future of Smart Work:

We co-sponsored Fast Forward: The Future of Smart Work in Central Ohio, a study aimed at stimulating job growth in smart city-related industries in the wake of the pandemic.

Click the link below for the overview, our recommendations, and access to the full report. 


Employer Advantage Fund:

Short-term professional development to immediately up-skill employees including employees currently laid off.


Reimbursement includes 100% of wages and training costs.

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Mark Your Calendar:

Registration for our next CORRE Virtual Hiring Event opens at 8AM Tuesday, January 26th and runs January 28-30.


Franklin County Skill Boost:

Learn more about how we are helping job seekers who have been affected by the pandemic through our Franklin County Skill Boost Initiative!

In partnership with the Franklin County Board of Commissioners.

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1650 Lake Shore Dr.

 Suite 110

Columbus, OH, 43204

Our mission is to partner with area businesses and organizations on workforce needs so that people are fully employed at their ability and potential in the thriving Central Ohio economy.

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