Located in the center of America’s heartland, the Canton Regional employment picture is healthy with education, manufacturing, health and social services sectors providing a majority of all jobs. Retail trade, leisure and hospitality including the arts, entertainment recreation, accommodations and food service are also significant job sources. For more information about current workforce needs, please visit the following sites:
A workforce development and job training one-stop center that offers assistance to both job seekers and employers! The Employment Source is a service made possible through funds provided by the U.S. Department of Labor and implemented locally by the Workforce Investment Board, the Stark and Tuscarawas County Commissioners and the Mayor of the City of Canton, Ohio.
Jobmagnet.org is designed by MAGNET, the Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network, to match job seekers with manufacturers in northeast Ohio currently seeking employees. MAGNET supports and champions manufacturing and is the voice for the region’s manufacturers. The Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce is a local partner of MAGNET offering reciprocal memberships at no charge for one year.
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Local students with practical work experience who can step in and produce rapid results will be more attractive to recruiters and hiring managers. No longer are just high grades, good communication skills, some summer or part-time work experience and participation in extracurricular activities enough! In today’s competitive job market, Canton area students with career-related work experience are the students who are getting the best interviews and job offers. The Employment Source offers resources for students and for employers and MAGNET offers a specialized service for students.
Joining the Canton Regional Chamber gives you access to best in class programs, networking and business-building resources. Learn more about the benefits of becoming a member today!