Employer Services



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Employee Resource Network

The Marion Area Employer Resource Network has provided a 728% on Investment.  The Employer Resource Networks (ERNs) are a new way to address dual problems — unstable labor-market attachment among lower-income workers and the consequential employee churn. ERNs enhance employee productivity and increase retention and advancement.

Marion Matters

Kelli Belford, HR Manager at Kingston Residence of Marion: “Having an ERN has changed our culture at Kingston, Heath being in our building for our employees shows we care and are committed to our employees. Our employees are more stable and can find help and have several resources at their fingertips because of Heath. Our turnover has decreased by 23% since April of 2018 with Heath in our building. We owe a great thanks to the ERN and Heath for that number!”

Many additional services to save your business time and money.

Do you need skilled qualified job candidates to fill open positions? OhioMeansJobs Marion County can help.

OhioMeansJobs Marion County has the resources available to assist employers with recruitment, retention, and downsizing events. We can provide employers with access to a diverse population of job seekers and help with attracting and maintaining a qualified workforce. We work very closely with our education and training partners to recommend and assist in developing solutions that meet the current and future needs of businesses. Services are provided without cost to the employer or job seeker.

Our Business Services Specialist will work with your business to help meet your job recruitment needs. Our services include:

Employee Recruitment and Retention:                                                                                               

OhioMeansJobs Marion County can assist with all aspects of the recruiting process. We focus on finding the right candidate for the right job.  We can also provide resources to current and new employees to help maintain their employment.  

Our Partners:

We work closely with our partners to insure job seekers have the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to meet the business needs.

Hiring & Incumbent Workforce Training Incentives:

On-boarding and training new workers can be expensive, especially if they need training to get them up to speed. OhioMeansJobs Marion County can help businesses by offsetting some of the costs related to training new workers.  We also have programs to update skills of existing workers.  All designed to assist employers improve their economic competitiveness.  All locally administered with very little red tape. 

Labor Market Trends:  

We can provide information and reports on employment levels, unemployment rates, local occupational wages employment projections, and training resources.

Post a Job

Posting a Job at OhioMeansJobs.com is free, quick, and easy.  A quick registration is required.  You will also have free access to easily search millions of resumes by experience, veteran status, education, location and more.  Don’t have the time, we can post the opening for you.  Please complete the linked form, send a copy of the job description and we will get it posted.

We Can Post the Opening for You

Please complete the linked Form and submit or send the job description to Business Services Representative and she will get it posted for you.

We can also provide labor force statistics and wage data.

Do you need information local wages and labor force statistics, We have access and can share the information.  The information is broken down by occupation, not employers.

Rapid Response and Layoff Aversion:  

Rapid Response is a pro-active, flexible, business-focused strategy designed primarily to respond to layoffs and plant closures by quickly coordinating and providing immediate aid and services to businesses and their impacted employees.  Our goal is aversion.  Please contact us as soon as possible, there may be assistance to prevent the layoffs or closing.  Confidentiality is very important in this process.  All actions will be pre-approved by the business before taken. 


Check out our successful partnerships with Marion area businesses.

For additional information or assistance please contact our OhioMeansJobs Marion Business Services Representative, Annette Walton, (740)-386-1076, Annette.Walton@jfs.ohio.gov