Work with US

A six-part cohort series dedicated to timely discussions and solutions to workforce issues in the Region. Guest speakers and subject matter experts (SME’s) from the Chamber membership will provide content and guidance.

Topics will range from:

  • Hiring – where to find your next great employee; writing job postings that get attention; creating employee-focused onboarding; best practices to be an employer of choice
  • Culture – Leading with the 5 C’s: Commitment, Care, Communication, Celebration, and Community; designing employee rewards that matter
  • Upskilling/Education Resources – Connecting to state and local training and funding resources. Hear from the Workforce Development Board of Central Ohio; the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation and Tech Cred; Ohio Technical Centers providing customized training for your workplace
  • Benefits/assessments – Mental health and Wellness in the Workplace; Maternity Services; Childcare; Transportation and Professional Development
  • Financial wellness and literacy – Help your employees budget and create wealth
  • Talent Pipelines – Connect with agencies that represent underutilized pipelines

Series Schedule:

All sessions run from 6 to 8:30 pm

  • July 27
  • August 31
  • September 28
  • October 26
  • November 30
  • December 28


  • Session 1: Hiring
    • Underutilized talent pipelines
    • Job descriptions/postings (writing each for marketing of open positions and aligning to performance evaluations)
    • Onboarding (forms and documentation)
  • Session 2: Culture
    • Conveying throughout interviewing, onboarding, and offer phases
    • Staff surveys
    • Staff engagement
  • Session 3: Upskilling and training resources
    • Accessing local/state/federal funding resources
    • Creating customized training requests with local occupational training centers
    • Performance evaluations tied to upskilling/learning/professional development
  • Session 4: Benefits
    • Assessing staff needs
    • Evaluation of current offerings
    • Childcare/mobility/continuing education
  • Session 5: Financial Wellness and Literacy for your team
    • Budgeting tools
    • Saving for the future
    • Emergency savings accounts
  • Session 6: Talent Pipelines
    • CRIS
    • Goodwill
    • Jewish Family Services

Cost and Registration 

The cost to participate in the program is $950 per series. 

Our session is now open for Cohort 1, launching in July 2023. All speakers and curriculum are subject to change from session to session. If you are interested in participating, click here to register.