Chillicothe Ross Chamber of Commerce
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The Chillicothe Ross Chamber of Commerce promotes economic and community development by providing services and addressing issues important to business.
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Workforce Development
Through a contract with the South Central Ohio Job & Family Services, the Chillicothe Ross Chamber of Commerce provides a workforce development program designed to help area employers find and train employees and to help unemployed workers find positions and take training to help them with new positions. Below is a listing of services available to employers. Employers need not be a member of the chamber to take advantage of the services.

Employee Recruitment
OhioMeansJobs provides a single point of contact for a large group of job seekers in the area, reducing the time and money for recruitment and hiring. Advertisement of your job opening at www.southcentraljobs.com – a local job bank with over 53,000 hits per month.

* Posting of job opening at the OhioMeansJobs Office – the single point of contact for the largest group of job seekers in the area.
* Sharing of your job posting with 17 community partner organizations in Ross and Pickaway counties.
* Follow-up to improve your recruiting efforts.

Customized Recruiting
* Minimize walk-in traffic and phone calls to your business – we can have your applications on site at the WIN office.
* Collect resumes for your job openings and prescreen them for minimum qualifications.
* Conduct open or scheduled interviews at the OhioMeansJobs office – or schedule a job fair to recruit for your openings.

Employee Retention
OhioMeansJobs may assist your employees by linking them with services designed to minimize and eliminate the day-to-day challenges associated with absenteeism and loss of productivity. Services include assistance in these areas:

* Child-Care
* Training and upgrading of employability skills
* Transportation
* Low cost or free health care services for their families.

Employer Resources
The Ohio Department of Development website at www.odod.state.oh.us can help you find and use the labor market information you need to help your business succeed. This site offers:

* Links to labor market statistics and information from a number of sources
* Links to information on tax credits available to employers who meet certain requirements in staffing and hiring. The credits can save substantial amounts of money of new employees

Outplacement Services
OhioMeansJobs can assist employers who are faced with downsizing, layoffs or closures with free outplacement services to their employees. Coordination and participation in worker orientation sessions may include:

* Unemployment Compensation
* Workforce Investment Act
* Employment Services
* Trade Adjustment Act (if applicable)
* Health Insurance
* Financial Planning
* Consumer Credit Counseling
* Link to Community Resources
* Coordination of Education & Job Fairs

Job Search Workshops
* Interviewing Skills
* Job Search Techniques
* Labor Market Information
* Resume Development
* Career Exploration

Workforce Academy
Seminars are held periodically at the Ross County Service Center on a variety of topics to meet the needs of local businesses.

For more information on these programs, please contact:

Chillicothe Ross Chamber of Commerce
45 East Main Street
Chillicothe, Ohio 45601
Phone: 740-702-2722
Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

OhioMeansJobs-Ross
150 East Second Street
Chillicothe, Ohio 45601
Phone: 740-772-7581
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

OhioMeansJobs-Pickaway
U.S. Route 22
Circleville, Ohio 43113
Phone: 740-420-7339
Hours: Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Our Partners in Workforce Development

South Central Ohio Job & Family Services
740-773-2651

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
740-947-7754

Pickaway Ross Career and Technology Center
740-642-1200

Ross County Adult Basic Literacy Education
740-642-1352

Mature Services
740-286-6242

Rehabilitation Services Commission
614-466-7890

BVSI Rehabilitation Services Commission
740-354-8803

Chillicothe Ross Chamber of Commerce
740-702-2722

Veterans Administration Vocational Rehabilitation
740-773-1141

Pickaway County Department of Job and Family Services
740-474-7588

Circleville Pickaway Chamber of Commerce
740-474-4923

Pickaway County Community Action
740-477-1655

Pickaway County Adult Basic Literacy Education
740-477-6224
 
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