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The State of Ohio is giving out Training Dollars to Employers

  Applications for the Ohio Incumbent Workforce Training Program for Fiscal Year 2019 are about to be available!   The following link has more information on the program and the application process:   https://development.ohio.gov/bs/bs_wtvp.htm?utm_source=BenchmarkEmail&utm_campaign=2018-10-1_Newsletter_FINAL&utm_medium=email  

Our Lakewood Office Moved!!!

Come visit our Great Work team at our new location!! 7020 Biddulph Road Brooklyn OH 44144 We have many open positions and are always interviewing talent for great jobs in Cuyahoga County!

Conducting Smart Company Research Pre-Interview

Conducting Smart Company Research By: KD Drye There are many different ways to prepare for an interview. A very important step is – researching the company you are meeting. This will not only help you perform better in the interview but you will be informed on if it is an industry or type of company… Read More »

Job Pointers: Email Etiquette

Compiled by KD — Great Work’s Recruiter and Social Media guru. Check out our YouTube page for more tips! Email may seem simple to the untrained eye but utilizing email correctly can be like speaking an entirely new language. Check out THESE 10 TIPS that will be sure to take your email etiquette to new… Read More »

It’s Job Fair Season!

Great Work Job Fair

by Kimberly D, Branch Manager Job fairs are an excellent way for job seekers to meet multiple employers at one time who have current hiring needs. If you are currently looking for a job, considering a job change or want to see what kind of jobs are available this is an easy one stop shop.… Read More »

Resume Pointers

Copied below is a redacted copy of an actual resume emailed to us for work.  Let me be clear, I WANT to contact this applicant. The work history looks like it would match the skills needed for our open position. If I looked at just work history, this candidate would at least get a phone… Read More »

Jobs 2016 – Improve or Remove?

1. Name one goal that will improve your job or career in 2016- Similar to most New Years advice you read on January 1, when looking at your career, don’t overwhelm yourself with too many goals for one year. What is on your list? a) Get a job b) Learn a new skill c) Move… Read More »

Great Work! Testifies in Support of HB 343

Great Work! Testifies  in Support of HB 343 November 18, 2015 Great Work! Employment Services’ President  testified in front of the Ohio House of Representative’s Economic and Workforce Development Committee supporting HB 343.  HB 343 seeks to repeal the sales tax placed on temporary employment services in Ohio since 1993. 2 manufacturing companies (Whirlpool and… Read More »

Proud to be Named Cascade Capital’s Emerging Growth – Service Winner

Although we have grown most every year since 1992, the recession in ’08-’09 forced us to put a growth strategy in place.  As such, we made improvements that have benefited our field employees, our staff and our clients. We are stronger today due to changes we started then and continue to implement as we look… Read More »

How Badly Do You Want THAT Job?

Good News! The unemployment rate is reportedly below 5 % in Ohio. That means employers are trying harder to find qualified candidates for their current openings. Often times they ask staffing companies like ours to help them locate individuals who have the skills, experience and/ or aptitude needed to do their job. Great Work! Specializes… Read More »