Global Cleveland launches “Tech Talks” during Tech Week


 OHTec (formerly NEOSA ) launched Tech Week with the intention to expand the Best of Tech Awards and create more awareness of the regional IT industry. The mission has since expanded to support, connect, engage and celebrate the regional IT community. This year Tech Week, April 13 - 17, will feature a weeklong series of events including “Tech Talks”, hosted by Global Cleveland. The FREE speaker series will be held at partner colleges. Sessions are open to the public, but registration is requested.
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Find Your Next Opportunity Online


The NEO Talent Exchange has launched – just in time to find your summer internship, co-op or job. The Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE) and Global Cleveland have partnered with WorkFountain to implement the cutting-edge matching technology. NEO Talent Exchange transforms the recruitment process and streamlines how employers and jobseekers connect with each other during the job and internship search process. Check it out: www.neotalentexchange.com

What makes this site different is the way it assesses the student or jobseeker’s skills and interests and matches them to the prospective employer. Global Cleveland President Joy Roller said, "NEO Talent Exchange is to the job-matching industry what eHarmony is to date-matching. The interests and personal profile of the intern or jobseeker are matched to the desires of the employer."
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Lubrizol: One of Greater Cleveland's Global Employers


David M. Barlaam, Tom Tomasula

Global Cleveland recognizes the critical economic and cultural contributions of immigrants and works hard to make newly arrived Cleveland area residents feel welcome in our communities. Currently, the organization is developing initiatives that will target retaining international students by connecting them to local employers. Our Talent Coordinators will provide resources for employers on hiring foreign-born talent, assistance to international jobseekers and training on cross-cultural issues that both employers and international applicants may experience during the hiring process.
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MetroHealth Opens Innovative Language Access Center


To provide social and medical services to Cleveland residents in need of translation assistance MetroHealth will soon open a Language Access and Communication Center, which will provide medical and social services to Cleveland residents with limited English proficiency, hearing or sight impairments, and illiterate or low- literate native English speakers. Many organizations that provide social and medical services have interpreters available for assistance with language access. However, no other organization has a concierge center for individuals seeking language services. 
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NEED WORKERS? Start an internship program now.


Sherwin-Williams, Giant Eagle, Rockwell Automation, Lubrizol, First Energy and Parker Hannifin Corp. are some of the companies with the largest number of internship opportunities in the region per the February 2015 Ohio Means Jobs’ Internship report. This is great news. However, according to NOCHE (Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education) there are over 226,000 students in Northeast Ohio. These companies alone cannot offer enough internships to satisfy all the internships needed in our market.

There are many reasons to have an internship program, but perhaps the most telling is the fact that nationally employers made full-time offers to 64.8% of their interns. (According to the 2014 National Association of Colleges and Employers' (NACE) Internship and Coop Survey.

Internships.com provides these 10 reasons to have an internships program:
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Global Cleveland Hits the Road to Washington, D.C.


Cleveland-connected residents living in the Washington, D.C. area will get a taste of the jobs and growing industries available in Greater Cleveland on June 26th. Business and civic leaders will travel to D.C.'s National Press Club to spread the word that Cleveland has gone through some dramatic changes since many of them left. The hope is that after the young professional crowd hears what the Clevelanders have to say, some of them may want to come back to fill the open jobs and start new businesses in Northeast Ohio.KNOW SOMEONE IN DC? send them the invitation: HERE

REGISTER FOR THE JOB FAIR: HERE
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