Connect With A Diverse Workforce

The Fairfield 33 Corridor’s traditional history of farming and manufacturing combined with the diverse educational opportunities in the area provide businesses with the people, skills and assistance they need to keep their operations running at peak performance.

Sitting strategically between two of the largest universities in Ohio – The Ohio State University and Ohio University – the Corridor’s regional workforce totals nearly one million and is a hub for career and technical education. A student base of 80,000 from both of these campuses are 45 minutes away.

Whether you need assistance with recruiting and hiring associates or your industry encourages continuing education or ongoing training for professionals, the Corridor positions businesses to successfully meet any staffing challenge.
Review key facts about the area’s workforce.
43,500 plus with various skill set leave our county daily to seek employment outside the county
OU-L and Pickerington Center, located in Fairfield County, tailor course offerings to meet the needs of local employers
Training Providers & Programs
The Fairfield 33 Corridor is home to dozens of nearby schools, universities and training providers, many of which customize training programs specifically to meet individual company’s needs.
OhioMeansJobs formerly MyWorkNet, OhioMeansJobs is a tool for job seekers and employers, hosted by Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, to assist in job search, employee recruitment, job training, and much more, with local OhioMeansJobs centers, including Fairfield County.
Local OhioMeansJobs Representative:
Julie Kellogh, Area 20 WIOA OhioMeansJobs Center
Employer Services Provider
Phone: 740-701-3369
Colleges, Universities and Training Providers Download a list of area schools, institutions and academies that provide training and award certificates and degrees in various areas.
The Fairfield County Workforce Development Training Grant is designed to help attract and retain county jobs by offering training grants for eligible employers.
>> Workforce Development Training Grant
>> Workforce Development Training Grant Application
Incumbent Worker Training Program: The Ohio Development Service Agency Program assists Ohio businesses with their investment in retaining workers.
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