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Expert offers 7 great tips for finding a job
 Jason Eckert spends his days helping people find work. Eckert is director of the University of Dayton Career Services Office, which provides free services to students and alumni. Here are 7 of his best tips for getting a job. 1. Your resume and cover letter should contain key words, which you will find in the job description. Both your letter...

Posted: 17 days ago

Jason Eckert spends his days helping people find work. Eckert is director of the University of Dayton Career Services Office, which provides free services to students and alumni. Here are 7 of his best tips for getting a job. 1. Your resume and cover letter should contain key words, which you will find in the job description. Both your letter...
WATCH: Extreme BattleBots teach Miami Valley students STEM skills
 Who says learning about technology can’t be fun? Students participated in the Extreme BattleBots competition in May at Staub Manufacturing Solutions in Dayton and got firsthand experience having fun with science. Students from several area schools built robots and then set them upon each other. The goal of the Extreme BattleBots competition...

Posted: 18 days ago

Who says learning about technology can’t be fun? Students participated in the Extreme BattleBots competition in May at Staub Manufacturing Solutions in Dayton and got firsthand experience having fun with science. Students from several area schools built robots and then set them upon each other. The goal of the Extreme BattleBots competition...
How to accelerate the economy? Here’s what the Ohio Chamber of Commerce says
 The Ohio Chamber of Commerce Research Foundation released a new report called Ohio BOLD: A Blueprint for Accelerating the Innovation Economy Here are five of its key points: 1. Ohio needs to do more to keep up with technological advancements. 2. Innovation opportunities should be explored in four areas: NextGen manufacturing, future health...

Posted: 18 days ago

The Ohio Chamber of Commerce Research Foundation released a new report called Ohio BOLD: A Blueprint for Accelerating the Innovation Economy Here are five of its key points: 1. Ohio needs to do more to keep up with technological advancements. 2. Innovation opportunities should be explored in four areas: NextGen manufacturing, future health...
Need a job or workforce training? These 7 resources will help
 Here are seven places you can go on the web to find jobs or job training in the Miami Valley and beyond:  1. The Montgomery County Job Center — TheJobCenter.org 2. State of Ohio — OhioMeansJobs.com 3. The State of Ohio government web site — Ohio.gov (Click on the Jobs tab.) 4. The Ohio Department...

Posted: 19 days ago

Here are seven places you can go on the web to find jobs or job training in the Miami Valley and beyond:  1. The Montgomery County Job Center — TheJobCenter.org 2. State of Ohio — OhioMeansJobs.com 3. The State of Ohio government web site — Ohio.gov (Click on the Jobs tab.) 4. The Ohio Department...
These jobs are expected to see the highest demand in Ohio through 2024
 These jobs are expected to have the most annual growth through 2024 in Ohio. The state has designated more than 200 occupations to be “in-demand” because they offer a “family-sustaining wage” and a promising future. Some jobs have high projected growth, but because of low wages, they are not considered “in-demand&rdquo...

Posted: 20 days ago

These jobs are expected to have the most annual growth through 2024 in Ohio. The state has designated more than 200 occupations to be “in-demand” because they offer a “family-sustaining wage” and a promising future. Some jobs have high projected growth, but because of low wages, they are not considered “in-demand&rdquo...
Training programs seek to bridge skills gap in Dayton region
 Finding workers for the jobs of today and tomorrow means attacking the skills gap along a wide front. That means training 17-year-olds like Jaeden Crowe, who is working as an apprentice for Shook Construction, while he takes construction trade classes in Kettering Fairmont High School’s Career Technology program. It means retraining...

Posted: 22 days ago

Finding workers for the jobs of today and tomorrow means attacking the skills gap along a wide front. That means training 17-year-olds like Jaeden Crowe, who is working as an apprentice for Shook Construction, while he takes construction trade classes in Kettering Fairmont High School’s Career Technology program. It means retraining...
What to do to land your dream job
 So how do you apply for a job in today’s world? Lesson number one: Don’t show up at the crack of dawn at the job site with your freshly typed resume in hand. “Applying is really an online process now,” said Jason Eckert, director of the University of Dayton Career Services Office. “The odds of human contact are...

Posted: 22 days ago

So how do you apply for a job in today’s world? Lesson number one: Don’t show up at the crack of dawn at the job site with your freshly typed resume in hand. “Applying is really an online process now,” said Jason Eckert, director of the University of Dayton Career Services Office. “The odds of human contact are...
Economic forum: Water, universities among Dayton’s key strengths
 The Dayton region can improve its economic vibrancy by improving cooperation across jurisdictions and capitalizing on its strengths, such as its large supply of clean groundwater and multiple universities and colleges, according to people who attended a Sunday town hall on the economy held at the main Dayton Metro Library. The region will...

Posted: 23 days ago

The Dayton region can improve its economic vibrancy by improving cooperation across jurisdictions and capitalizing on its strengths, such as its large supply of clean groundwater and multiple universities and colleges, according to people who attended a Sunday town hall on the economy held at the main Dayton Metro Library. The region will...
Jobs expert: ‘This is going to be an epidemic’
 As advances in technology require a higher level of skill among workers, there is growing concern that this region is at a critical crossroads in its ability to compete for jobs. “More people are starting to realize now that this is going to be an epidemic,” said Nick Weldy, superintendent and chief executive of the Miami Valley...

Posted: 23 days ago

As advances in technology require a higher level of skill among workers, there is growing concern that this region is at a critical crossroads in its ability to compete for jobs. “More people are starting to realize now that this is going to be an epidemic,” said Nick Weldy, superintendent and chief executive of the Miami Valley...
What skills are being sought by Dayton businesses
 Sit down with any group of local business leaders and you can bet the conversation will turn to the “skills gap” and the difficulty companies have finding the right worker for jobs. “There is a talent shortage,” said Joanie Krein, vice president-market manager for Manpower of Dayton Inc. “Manufacturing in Dayton...

Posted: 23 days ago

Sit down with any group of local business leaders and you can bet the conversation will turn to the “skills gap” and the difficulty companies have finding the right worker for jobs. “There is a talent shortage,” said Joanie Krein, vice president-market manager for Manpower of Dayton Inc. “Manufacturing in Dayton...
Here is your chance to speak out about the economy
 The U.S. Census numbers released last week offered a grim reminder of the task facing this region. Middle-class income has recovered from the Great Recession in many parts of the country — and even parts of Ohio are seeing major growth — but this region is still lagging behind. Median household income when adjusted for inflation...

4:38 PM Sunday, Sep. 16, 2018

The U.S. Census numbers released last week offered a grim reminder of the task facing this region. Middle-class income has recovered from the Great Recession in many parts of the country — and even parts of Ohio are seeing major growth — but this region is still lagging behind. Median household income when adjusted for inflation...
John McCain gave one of his biggest speeches in Dayton area
 U.S. Sen. John McCain, who died on Saturday, made the Dayton area central to his presidential run in 2008. McCain, R-Arizona, chose Wright State University in Fairborn as the place he introduced Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to the world. Standing onstage at Wright State’s Nutter Center on Aug. 29, 2008 - his 72nd birthday -  McCain...

1:43 PM Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018

U.S. Sen. John McCain, who died on Saturday, made the Dayton area central to his presidential run in 2008. McCain, R-Arizona, chose Wright State University in Fairborn as the place he introduced Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to the world. Standing onstage at Wright State’s Nutter Center on Aug. 29, 2008 - his 72nd birthday -  McCain...
We asked readers how to fix Dayton’s economy. This is what they told us.
 The nation’s economic recovery is driving down unemployment and and making life better for some people in the Dayton region. But many are left out of the economic recovery, as wages stagnate and thousands cannot find a job or are working in low-paying part-time jobs because they can’t find full-time work. The Dayton Daily News...

10:00 AM Friday, Aug. 10, 2018

The nation’s economic recovery is driving down unemployment and and making life better for some people in the Dayton region. But many are left out of the economic recovery, as wages stagnate and thousands cannot find a job or are working in low-paying part-time jobs because they can’t find full-time work. The Dayton Daily News...
7 things to know about Dayton’s economy
 The economy is in its ninth year of recovery and there are want ads posted for job openings all over the place. Employers say they are having a hard time finding workers and many are calling for more skills training. Critics say that employers would be able to fill jobs if they offered better pay and benefits. Here are 7 things we learned...

10:00 AM Thursday, Aug. 09, 2018

The economy is in its ninth year of recovery and there are want ads posted for job openings all over the place. Employers say they are having a hard time finding workers and many are calling for more skills training. Critics say that employers would be able to fill jobs if they offered better pay and benefits. Here are 7 things we learned...
Meet the 66 top employers in the Dayton region. How big are they?
 The desire to make this community the best it can possibly be is what drove the Dayton Daily News to launch The Path Forward, which is a focused effort on finding solutions to the region’s most important problems. One of those major issues is the economy. Part of the solution is leveraging what is working, and there are plenty...

10:20 AM Wednesday, Aug. 08, 2018

The desire to make this community the best it can possibly be is what drove the Dayton Daily News to launch The Path Forward, which is a focused effort on finding solutions to the region’s most important problems. One of those major issues is the economy. Part of the solution is leveraging what is working, and there are plenty...
Burnishing Dayton’s image could bring new businesses
 Here’s what area experts say about the state of the economy in the Dayton region. Cassie Barlow, chief operating officer of the Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE): “Think about the power of all of our Miami Valley region counties coming together to attract (jobs) and doing it together. That’s one area...

10:00 AM Wednesday, Aug. 08, 2018

Here’s what area experts say about the state of the economy in the Dayton region. Cassie Barlow, chief operating officer of the Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE): “Think about the power of all of our Miami Valley region counties coming together to attract (jobs) and doing it together. That’s one area...
VIDEO: What do factory workers do? Look inside two local plants
 Manufacturing may have taken a hit in the Dayton region but plenty of products are still made here. In fact, the manufacturing sector makes up 22 percent of the Gross Regional Product in the 14-county Dayton region, according to EMSI data provided by the Dayton Development Coalition. A Dayton Daily News photographer and reporter went inside...

10:00 AM Tuesday, Aug. 07, 2018

Manufacturing may have taken a hit in the Dayton region but plenty of products are still made here. In fact, the manufacturing sector makes up 22 percent of the Gross Regional Product in the 14-county Dayton region, according to EMSI data provided by the Dayton Development Coalition. A Dayton Daily News photographer and reporter went inside...
Democrat Cordray says his workforce training plan will bring jobs
 Ohio gubernatorial candidate Rich Cordray laid out his plan to improve workforce training during a news conference Monday at Sinclair Community College. “College is one answer (but) it’s not the only path to the middle class,” said Cordray, standing among airplanes and drones at the National Unmanned Aerial Systems Training...

4:00 AM Tuesday, Aug. 07, 2018

Ohio gubernatorial candidate Rich Cordray laid out his plan to improve workforce training during a news conference Monday at Sinclair Community College. “College is one answer (but) it’s not the only path to the middle class,” said Cordray, standing among airplanes and drones at the National Unmanned Aerial Systems Training...
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