Labor Market Information Training for Workforce Professionals

The Office of Workforce Development offers real-time interactive webinars and pre-recorded self-guided products to instruct and engage workforce professionals across Ohio in how to capitalize on the uses of labor market information and in how to navigate OhioMeansJobs.com. Learn more about how OhioMeansJobs.com and labor market information tools support your daily work or special projects.

  • Do you want to better understand OhioMeansJobs.com and available labor market information data tools?
  • Do you want to improve your data analysis skills?
  • Are you interested in incorporating OhioMeansJobs.com into your daily work?

If you answered yes to any of these questions then you are in the right place! Trainings on OhioMeansJobs.com are designed to support the work of a variety of workforce professionals. Whether working to support local employers, helping job seekers develop a career plan, or strategizing on long-term economic development plans, the Office of Workforce Development has something for you.

Labor Market Information Fundamentals

  • In this live web-based training for workforce professionals, participants will receive a broad overview of labor market information, terminology, programs, products and services.

How to Register and Take This Training: Participate in live web-based training from a personal computer of your choice. Register using the links found below the training date. After you register, you will receive an e-mail that includes details on how to join the training.

Lesson 1 - Basic Terms and Concepts

Objectives:

  • Learn whom to contact within Ohio Bureau of Labor Market Information based on specific needs.
  • Understand Labor Market Information (LMI) terms, concepts and definitions.

Self-Guided On-Line Tutorial (Lesson 1)

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Lesson 2 - Labor Market Information Programs/Accessing Labor Market Information Data

Objectives:

  • Explain the basics of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and Employment and Training Administration (ETA) programs.
  • Navigate to LMI resources and other data on the World Wide Web, including OhioMeansJobs.com.
  • Explain general uses of data to a variety of different customers.

Thursday, November 29, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT

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Training for Professionals Working with Job Seekers

  • Adding Value for Job Seekers

    Identifies key OhioMeansJobs.com resources and assessment tools that will help the job seeker find meaningful career choices and make objective career decisions.OhioMeansJobs logo

In this two-part, live web-based training series for workforce professionals, participants learn how help the job seeker find meaningful career choices and make objective career decisions by identifying tools and resources in OhioMeansJobs.com.

How to Register and Take This Training: Participate in live web-based training from a personal computer of your choice. Register using the links found below the training dates. After you register, you will receive an e-mail that includes details on how to join the training.

Lesson 1 - Locating Information

Objectives:

  • Learn how to register job seekers with OhioMeansJobs.com.
  • Review In-Demand occupations and employment information.
  • Learn about various tools that will help job seekers make informed career/employment decisions, including creating a backpack, finding and saving career assessments, and exploring careers.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

View recording here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/8210807985027111425

Lesson 2 - Career Direction and Career Exploration

Objectives:

  • Learn how to analyze a job seeker's situation.
  • Help the job seeker explore new career pathways.
  • Help the job seeker search for employment and training opportunities.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

View recording here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/943313202357958915

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Training for Professionals Working with Employers

  • Adding Value for Employers

    (under redevelopment)

In this three-part, live web-based training series for workforce professionals, participants will be presented with scenarios in which they can leverage workforce and labor market information resources to develop or strengthen relationships with business partners.

How to Register and Take This Training: Participate in live web-based training from a personal computer of your choice. Register using the links found below the training dates. After you register, you will receive an e-mail that includes details on how to join the training.

Lesson 1 - Identifying Employers' Needs

Objectives:

  • Create opportunities for networking and sharing the possibilities of Labor Market Information with employers.
  • Identify a variety of methods to identify and anticipate business needs.
  • Understand the region and identify regional industries for targeted networking.

Dates: Under redevelopment - Please check back soon

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Lesson 2 - Meeting Employers' Needs

Objectives:

  • Identify and use the tools available to help business partners meet human resource challenges.
  • Identify and use the tools available to help business partners meet business management challenges.

Dates: Under redevelopment - Please check back soon

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Lesson 3 - Responding to Requests for Information (Practicum)

This is a practicum. Participants will need to participate from individual personal computers.

Objective:

  • Use a variety of labor market information tools to make a strong business case to attract new business to a region.

Date: Under redevelopment - Please check back soon