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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 Board, and community leaders through in-person workshops, video conferences and powerpoint presentations.

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

Recent Webinars (posted May 2016) Requires a short registration to view.

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

WIOA Youth Program Training with OWCMS System Enhancements [2:09:22].  May 5, 2016 webinar requires a short registration to view. Follow along with the Presentation slides.

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

Webinar on 02/24/2016 [55:40 min.] Requires a short registration to view). 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 


WIOA: Implementing Change This page contains information on a 4-day training event held in Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 20-23, 2015  (posted 09/18/2015)

OMJ-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.
   Job Seeker webinar and documentation   
   Job Post  webinar and documentation 

Workforce Services

OhioMeansJobs.com Resume Matching Procedures webinar showcases how resume matching procedures are used within the OhioMeansJobs.com site.
After viewing the webinar, please complete a short survey

View or print the OhioMeansJobs.com Resume Matching Procedures as a PowerPoint presentation or as an Adobe PDF version, and 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. Follow our Powerpoint presentation and please complete a short survey once you view the webinar.

Frequently Asked Questions, bookmarked by subject:

OhioMeansJobs
OWCMS
Policy
TANF Summer Youth
Unemployment

Workforce Investment Act Presentations
 

Dislocated Worker Program File Documentation (March 2011) and FAQs
Serving Customers in a Challenging Environment 
Writing More and Better On-the Job Training Agreements (John Chamberlin, November 2010)
 
Funding
Financial & Grants Management and
Cost Principles and Selected Cost Items (Ed Donahue)

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)   

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)

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)

Managing Summer Youth Jobs Programs, Youth Opportunities Unlimited (April 12, 2012)

Youth Eligibility (November 2009)
Youth Program File Documentation (March 2011) and FAQs
Youth Councils Under WIA

Last Updated 05/20/2016