A third workforce case study created for Workenomics by Mark Schaff, Labor Economist and Consultant, was recently released and focused on the skilled training opportunities for the central Ohio region, which includes Licking County. According to Mr. Schaff, "The educational infrastructure in central Ohio and Licking County is well rationalized with the skilled labor requirements [...]
Newark, Ohio - As a result of an increase in the housing market, the Owens Corning Plant in Newark (Licking County, Ohio) will again begin production of residential insulation. They plan to hire 25 full time people. Read the complete story here, as published in the Newark Advocate.
December 18, 2013 - Etna Township - Ascena breaks ground on a $74 million dollar investment which willl create 225 new jobs for Licking County. Read full story here.
This excerpt was taken from our Case Study on Logistics-Related Occupations, written by Mark Schaff, Labor Economist and Consultant Menlo Worldwide Logistics Company recently announced plans to expand in Licking County at the Etna Corporate Park. As described by the Columbus Dispatch Newspaper, “ Menlo Worldwide Logistics plans to add 60 employees to its base staff of [...]
This excerpt was taken from our Case Study on Logistics-Related Occupations, written by Mark Schaff, Labor Economist and Consultant In head-to-head competition between an industrial park in Greencastle, Indiana, and the Etna Corporate Park in Licking County, Ohio, to attract the business expansion of the Ascena Retail Group plant, the Etna Corporate Park and [...]
Graphic Display - Trade, Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities Workers by Place of Residence Workenomics recently released a second case study on Workforce Attractions of Licking County, Ohio, for Logistics-Related Occupations, Industries and Businesses which shows a strong workforce in this area. Get all the details here.
Original article published by Rick Platt: STEM OVER LUNCH STEM Over Lunch is a program of The Works as part of its national model STEM initiative. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math are the topic for the speed dating version of matching up science teachers and companies that care about STEM.Year 2 of the event took [...]
Original posting by Rick Platt. It's National Aerospace Week 2012 and I'll be writing about the subject all this week too.Nothing says aerospace like Boeing and nothing screams aerospace at the Port Authority's Aerospace Center like a 20 foot tall Boeing logo on the side of the building's high bay.Boeing did $8.2 billion worth of business in Ohio in [...]