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In order to best protect confidential and other important data, the ODJFS website will no longer support several outdated web browsers. Effective December 5, Internet Explorer 6 or older, Opera 4 or older and Netscape Navigator will no longer work on ODJFS sites that are https-enabled. Individuals can download the most recent version of Internet Explorer here and the most recent version of Opera here.

The Office of Workforce Development provides technical assistance to local workforce development professionals, Workforce Development Boards and community leaders through in-person workshops, video conferences and presentations. Most webinars require a short registration form and expire within one year of posting.

OWD Training Calendar  (posted Feb. 2016) - Please check back frequently for updates.

Recent Webinars 

CFIS CLT - County Finance Information System - Client Level Tracking, launched June 2016 to link workforce services in the case management system to expenditures in the financial system. (posted Sept. 1, 2016)

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WIOA

Understanding WIOA Services for Adults and Dislocated Workers (with Wagner-Peyser referral discussion) [2:39:25 min.] 
April 28, 2016 webinar requires a short registration to view and starts at 3:49 minutes. Follow along with the Presentation slides (posted May 2016)

WIOA Youth Program Training with OWCMS System Enhancements webinar on May 5, 2016 [2:09:22 min.]  Follow along with the Presentation slides (posted May 2016)

WIOA: Implementing Change Information on sessions held during a 4-day training event in Columbus, Ohio from Oct. 20-23, 2015  (posted 09/18/2015).

 Foreign Labor Certification H-2A and H-2B Process (posted 03-03-2016)

Webinar on 02/24/2016 [55:40 min.] Follow along with the PowerPoint presentation and please complete a short survey once you view the webinar.
H-2A Job Order Flow
H-2B Job Order Flow
Questions and Answers 

Ohio Means Jobs and OWCMS

Ohio Workforce Case Management System (OWCMS). View course descriptions on Labor Exchange, WIA, the Discoverer reporting system and how to request a special training or technical assistance visit.
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   Job Post  webinar and documentation 

OhioMeansJobs.com Resume Matching Procedures webinar from 11/05/2015 (36:51 min) showcases resume matching procedures in OhioMeansJobs.com. View or print the webinar as a PowerPoint presentation or in Adobe PDF version. Here is the Resume Matching and Referral Procedural Guide.

Veterans Workforce Services

Webinar, Part 1 (17:40 min) Veterans Workforce Services and Vets First! overview and transcript by Jeremey Conkle, Assistant Bureau Chief, ODJFS Veteran's Workforce Services.  FAQs for Webinar Part 1.
Webinar, Part 2 (42 min) OhioMeansVeteransjobs.com and the Veteran Career Information Center.
Webinar, Part 3 (36:34 min. Starts 2 minutes in). Department of Veterans Affairs eBenefits by Jeremey Conkle. 

Frequently Asked Questions, web page bookmarked by subject:

OhioMeansJobs
OWCMS
Policy
TANF Summer Youth
Unemployment  

Serving Special Populations Series (2013)  

 Helping Job Seekers with Criminal Records   (Transcript)
Serving At-Risk Youth   (Transcript)
Serving Ex-Offenders   (Transcript)
Serving Migrant Seasonal Farmworkers (MSFW) and the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)   (Transcript)

Legal and Compliance Series (2012)

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Limited English Proficiency (Transcript)
Ethics   (Transcript
Personal Data Security   (Transcript)
Processes for Procurement Planning and Competitive Procurements   (Transcript)

Youth          

"Kids These Days" Part 1: “Leave Me Alone! Connecting with Traumatized Youth! (Transcript)
"Kids These Days" Part 2: "Get a Job!" Preparing At-Risk Youth for the Workplace by Dr. Steve Parese   (Transcript)

Last Reviewed: 09/01/2016