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    May 05, 2014

    Get ahead of hiring

    ThirdFrontierCurrentsStoryIf you’re one of the 120K businesses in this region and looking for quality workers, join the (competitive) crowd. The region added 9,100 to its workforce last year, and some 24,000 new jobs. With unemployment at a five-year low of 5.8%, our member companies are competing for talent like never before. 

    Check out this info on upcoming jobs fairs, manufacturing talks and deadline for the Third Frontier Internship Program to get ahead of the hiring.

    Job & Info Fairs

    Employment Extravaganza Luncheon & Job Fair 
    WHEN: May 13, 2014 | Luncheon 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Job Fair 2-5 p.m.
    WHERE: Receptions Banquet and Conference Center South 1379 Donaldson Road, Erlanger, KY 41018
    WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Luncheon: HR Professionals | Job Fair: Employers & Job Seekers who want to connect with companies including Mazak, Enquirer Media, Anthem, Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, PNC, FedEx, Messier-Bugatti and more

    Ohio Means Internships & Co-Ops Career Fair & Interview Day
    WHEN: May 28 | 8:30-11:30 a.m. Networking; 1-4 p.m. Interviews
    WHERE: University of Cincinnati
    WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Join branding, manufacturing, biohealth, finance, IT, insurance and food processing employers for this FREE 2014 Fall Co-Op and Internship Recruitment opportunity

    RecruitMilitary Job Fair
    WHEN: May 29 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
    WHERE: Paul Brown Stadium
    WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Companies who want to recruit from a diverse group of over 400 talented veterans and spouses at this centrally-located event, sponsored by AdvancePierre Foods and Hiring Our Heroes; recruiters from the October 2013 event extended 100+ job offers, and 95% reported a favorable recruiting ROI.
    REGISTER NOW: Jeanne Buse, 513.677.7062, or

    Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) In the Tristate Discussion
    The Southwest Ohio Region Workforce Investment Board (SWORWIB) supports the credentialing of hundreds of entry-level manufacturing workers annually through the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council curriculum. Join SWORWIB and tristate manufacturers to discuss building a highly-skilled workforce pipeline. 
    WHEN: June 18 | 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 
    WHERE: General Electric Aviation Learning Center, One Neumann Way, Cincinnati 
    WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Key leaders, including human resource managers, from TriState manufacturing companies; 
    PANELS: Industry users panel, including representatives from GE, Wagstaff and Cummins. Community college panels, including the presidents of Cincinnati State, Ivy Tech and Gateway. Workforce Board leaders from Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. 
    KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Gov. John Kasich has been invited to address the session. Chris Monzel, President, Hamilton County Board of Commissioners, will also speak. 
    TOUR: GE representatives will tour the Learning Center, which showcases the latest in jet engine technologies, as well as the history of GE Aviation. 
    Note: Your name and organization will be submitted 10 days before the event (June 8) for security clearance at GE. Anyone not approved through the GE clearance process will not be able to participate in any of the events hosted at GE on June 18. 
    REGISTER NOW: Contact Catherine Feeney with MSSC at or 703-739-9000 ext. 2222.

    WHEN: June 18 | 4-7 p.m.
    WHERE: 21C Museum Hotel, 609 Walnut St. 
    WHO/WHAT: Brig. Gen. John O’Neil IV, Commandant, U.S. Army Quartermaster School, will discuss the use of the Certified Logistics Technician credential and crosswalk between military and civilian credentials in the logistics industry. 
    WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Key leaders, including human resource managers from logistics and supply chain companies in the tristate.
    REGISTER NOW: Contact Tina Driessen at or 703-739-9000 ext 2223

    WHEN:  June 19, 2014 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
    WHERE: Sharonville Convention Center, Rooms 109-111 
    WHAT: This hiring event, held for manufacturing and logistics/distribution companies, is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation in partnership with the MSSC, the SWORWIB, the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Services, Goodwill Industries International, the American Legion, the Ohio Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, and NBC News.
    REGISTER NOW: Register FREE at

    The Ohio Third Frontier Internship is looking for businesses that can provide one or more of the following types of internships:

    • Advanced Energy;
    • Advanced Manufacturing;
    • Advanced Materials;
    • Bioscience;
    • Information Technology;
    • Instruments, Controls and Electronics; and
    • Advanced Propulsion 

    Identifying and hiring the right people is one of the greatest challenges facing today’s high-tech businesses. If your firm qualifies to participate in the Ohio Third Frontier Internship Program, you will have the opportunity to hire and develop individuals with
    advanced skills and outstanding potential for success in the high-tech business world.

    The program runs July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015. Find out if your company qualifies: read this Third Frontier Internship Info sheet or contact Denise Paige at, 513.562.8474 (513) 562-8474

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