The Columbus Works approach includes a unique holistic approach to removing barriers to successful and sustained employment. This includes:
Removing Barriers To Success
Employer Leadership Readiness
Learn more about the award winning Cincinnati Works transformational approach and documented results at www.cincinnatiworks.org
Columbus Works, Inc.
Columbus Works, Inc. is the Cincinnati Works Affiliate for the Columbus metropolitan area. Cincinnati Works is an award winning, proven model for impacting poverty by providing members access to training and assistance removing barriers to sustained employment, with tremendous success.
Area employers have the opportunity to hire Columbus Works Member and have found them to be viable and value-added employees.
Job Readiness Training
Hands-on experiential learning in a cohort model, includes job readiness training that covers these modules and more:
The result is reduced turnover for partner employers, through increased quality of hire, and a true impact on poverty in the community. The application of solid business metrics allow us to show employer partners the effectiveness of the program, including decreased cost of turnover, improved cycle time to hire, and reduced cost for social services as graduates become self-sustaining members of the community.
There is no charge to become a Star Employer. These special partners enjoy the opportunity to hire Columbus Works Members at no charge, and receive expert support and improved talent acquisition results
There is no charge to area residents to become a Columbus Works Members. Members voluntarily complete the job readiness training and participate in on-going holistic support.
Recognized as an expert in human resources development, Columbus Works, Inc. founder Beth Gifford has over 20 years of experience in executive Human Resources leadership for Fortune 500 companies. Beth is an expert in creating workforce development programs for businesses in Ohio, Maryland, and Kentucky. It is this business approach combined with a proven track record in creating highly effective job training programs tied to strategic business goals, that differentiates Columbus Works. The result is a unique approach combining a heart for alleviating poverty with business acumen, an in-depth understanding of adult learning methodologies, the ability to collaborate broadly, and a capacity to get things done.
Columbus Works, Inc. is the Cincinnati Works Affiliate for greater Columbus, Ohio, bringing a proven workforce training model that employs an innovative approach to all phases of the learning model, while meeting the requirements of both the employer partner and member participant.
Interested in becoming a Star Employer? Email Beth Gifford at firstname.lastname@example.org