Job Training and Placement for Individuals and Employers

Workforce Development specializes in assisting people in finding jobs and provides ongoing support to help employees and employers sustain the employment relationship.


Helping individuals get hired

We provide career counseling to help you determine your interests and strengths, understand your options, and plan for your future.

We assist you with resume writing, application forms, and interview training.

We specialize in assisting you by connecting you with job training,  employment opportunities, and set up job interviews.

We provide you with ongoing support after the job starts to help you sustain the employment relationship.

We provide you with assistance in accessing work-related services that promote job stability such as work tools, uniforms, transportation, childcare, credit counseling, housing, etc.

Incentives for Employers

We provide individualized services to employers and can provide a no-obligation consultation to discuss your needs. Employers who work with the Center for Workforce Development are eligible for incentives, such as:

Payroll tax credit

Free individualized job training and ongoing support

Reimbursable on-the-job training

Free BCI criminal background checks and drug screens

Funding for necessary equipment

Resumes of qualified, screened, and trained job applicants

We do all of the paperwork and there are no fees, contracts or obligations.  We can even provide ongoing support to both you and the employee after hire.

Business/Training Partnerships

Ohio Means Jobs – Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana

Mahoning and Columbiana Training Association

Mahoning Valley Manufacturing Coalition

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities

Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber

United Way Jobs Economy Council

Youth job placement

We work closely with youth with disabilities and other special needs, their family and their school to provide a network of support designed to gain employment and discover their long-term career goals.

We will help them find a job that will make them proud of their accomplishments.

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