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Marion Highlights Opportunities for Businesses, Workers during In-Demand Jobs Week

May 08, 2024

As part of the statewide initiative to highlight career opportunities and workforce development, Marion, Ohio, is proud to announce its participation in the In-Demand Jobs Week (May 6-10), celebrating the abundance of employment opportunities available in the region.

In-Demand Jobs Week highlights the diverse range of careers accessible to residents, emphasizing industries experiencing growth and seeking skilled professionals. Marion stands at the forefront of this movement, boasting a robust economy and a supportive community that fosters education and training to connect local employees to thriving companies.

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“Whatever jobs companies are looking to fill, Marion is ready to help you find and train those employees. With Marion Technical College, The Ohio State University at Marion and Tri-Rivers Career Center, we can bring the training straight to your front door,” said Tami Galloway, project manager for America’s Workforce Development Capital.

Ohio’s top jobs are in the fields of education, manufacturing, engineering, business  and information technology (IT).

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“From our new Intel-approved semi-conductor micro-certificates to our new bachelor of science in nursing to customized workforce training, Marion Tech is ready to help students start new careers or advance,” said Dr. Ryan McCall, president of Marion Tech.

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"Marion is proud to participate in In-Demand Jobs Week and showcase the abundance of career opportunities available in our community," said Gus Comstock, executive director of Marion CAN DO!. "Our region is experiencing tremendous growth across various industries, and we are committed to supporting our residents in pursuing rewarding careers and contributing to the continued prosperity of Marion."

In addition, all jobseekers and businesses can find support at OhioMeansJobs- Marion County.

“When we connect local workers with in-demand jobs, the entire community wins,” said Roxane Somerlot, director of Marion County Job & Family Services.

Nestled in the heart of Ohio, Marion offers a strategic location for businesses and job seekers alike, with easy access to major transportation routes and a vibrant business community. The region is home to a variety of industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, logistics, and technology, each presenting numerous opportunities for employment and career growth.

The full list of top jobs can be found at at OhioMeansJobs- Marion County.

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