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Job Center Featured in OhioMeansJobs Informational Videos

Preview Videos Here! Ohio Lieutenant Governor John Husted kicked off a new promotional video series filmed at the Columbus and Franklin County OhioMeansJobs Job Center. The short videos focus on OhioMeansJobs services for job seekers and why OMJ is a great resource for anyone looking for work or improving their marketable work skills. “OhioMeansJobs Columbus-FranklinRead More »

COSI Big Science Festival and Ohio In Demand Jobs Week feature Transfr Virtual Reality Demo

Visit VR Demo WDBCO and OMJCFC will be represented at the COSI Big Science Festival in a big way this year for Ohio’s In-Demand Jobs Week. Staged out of the OMJCFC Jobs Mobile visitors will journey through a virtual reality work experience simulating the tools and tasks of a variety of in-demand jobs. “This isRead More »

In-Person Events at the WDBCO Job Center – OMJCFC

Our Job Center ( is featuring 29 major employers at an in-person “Job Matching” event on Wednesday, April 26th. This event is led by OMJCFC Project Director Sonya Grant. “Job matching allows our staff to match jobseekers to employers ensuring they receive candidates with specified skills that fit the job descriptions. This extra step ofRead More »


By Amanda Tonoli  –  Staff reporter , Columbus Business First Mar 9, 2023 Updated Mar 9, 2023, 3:01pm ESTAn alliance of workforce development leaders will work to streamline support to better meet demand from the region’s major employers. Click here for article link A new partnership involving leaders from 18 counties aims to solve one of the most-pressing issues facingRead More »

Ohio/Franklin County Jobless Claims – WDBCO Statistics Dashboard

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) provides regularly updated data on unemployment claims filed in Franklin County. WDBCO compiles these statistics in our Employment Statistics Dashboard available here. WDBCO Employment Statistics.

Rapid Response and the WARN (Worker Adjustment Retraining Notification) Act

Ohio follows federal requirements under the Worker Adjustment Retraining Notification Act which provides protection to workers, their families, and communities by requiring employers to provide written notice at least 60 calendar days in advance of covered plant closings and mass layoffs to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services’ Dislocated Worker Unit (Rapid ResponseRead More »

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