Workforce Solutions for Employers

Finding and retaining good workers can be difficult, especially for smaller businesses that don’t have a full-time hiring team. Our Business Services Team can assist with job postings, recruiting and hiring events, securing training funds and other resources to grow your business.

Job Posting

Contact us to get your open position listed on the state’s official job site, People looking for jobs use this tool to search for opportunities by job title, skill or company name.

Recruiting Events

Whether you need to hire one person or staff an entire department quickly, OhioMeansJobs Lucas County can coordinate recruiting events tailored to your needs.

Our staff will help you take applications, provide space for interviews, and even help you secure training funds for new employees. We offer two types of recruiting events, both of which are free of charge.

Job Fairs

These events are mass hiring opportunities that involve several companies.

Hiring Events

These events are specific to your company and can be held at our location or yours.

Employer Training Funds

Whether you’re onboarding new employees or upskilling existing team members, training workers can be expensive. OhioMeansJobs Lucas County, working with the Lucas County Department of Planning and Development, can help offset some of the training costs. Click the button below to contact us and learn more about applying for training funds.

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On the Job Training (OJT)

On the Job Training program helps companies offset their hiring costs by reimbursing up to 50% of wages paid during onboard training.

Incumbent Worker Training (IWT)

Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) benefits both employees and employers by improving the workforce and keeping businesses competitive. This training helps current employees gain new skills so they can stay in their jobs or even move up in the company.

Other Resources

For companies planning to move, grow, or invest in new equipment or buildings, the Lucas County Department of Planning and Development can help with tax incentives, abatements, and other tools to make the process easier.

As an entrepreneur, I have looked into just about every organization or program in our community that claims to help entrepreneurs and start-up businesses and have found that for my start-up business and I, your program by far provides the most substantial assistance.


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