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Makenna Laser, Interim Director

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Luis Quezada, Work Wellness Coach

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Luis Quezada, Work Wellness Coach

BUILDING TOGETHER

TALENT ATTRACTION, RETENTION & DEVELOPMENT FOR ERIE, HURON, & OTTAWA COUNTIES

Firelands Forward Workforce Development - a business driven engine dedicated to advancing economic competitiveness and quality of life in the Firelands region. 

Students

A four-year college is just one of many options when it comes to a fulfilling and sustainable career

JOB SEEKERS

Not only are the Firelands affordable when it comes to cost of living, we are home to some of the best and largest employers in Ohio. 

eDUCATORS

We support local school districts to familiarize, prepare, and connect students, with employment opportunities

Employers

We serve as an extension of your HR team, making direct and meaningful connects to grow your company through a stable, skilled, and supported workforce

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WorkInFirelands

Connecting businesses with talent

Firelands Forward has developed a new digital tool called WorkInFirelands. It is designed to connect regional job seekers with employment, students with internships, and businesses with the data they need to navigate the competitive labor market in the Firelands Region

Employer Resource Network

Supporting your workforce

Partnering with the Employer Resource Network of Ohio to create a collaborative group of Employers dedicated to attracting, retaining, and supporting their employees. 

 

Employer Benefits of ERN:

  • Increased productivity

  • Reduced absenteeism

  • HR productivity increase

  • Outsourced social network

  • Increased EAP usage

  • Employer of Choice

  • Increased retention

  • Reduced training cost

  • reduced recruiting cost

 

Local Business Partners
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