Misalignment of High-demand Jobs and Education of Northeast Ohio Workforce

Most dramatic gaps lie in three important sectors: manufacturing, health care, and computer and IT There is a misalignment of workforce and job opportunities offering family-sustaining wages in growing, high-potential industries, says the Aligning Opportunities report by Team NEO. The report, produced in partnership with Delta Dental and with the generous support of The Sherwin-Williams[…]

Aligning Opportunities Virtual Launch Event Recap

Event Recap & Video Recordings The Aligning Opportunities Virtual Launch Event engaged the Northeast Ohio business and education community in meaningful discussions around solutions to the talent supply and equity gap identified in the Aligning Opportunities report. Since 2019, Team NEO has partnered with Delta Dental to increase awareness of Aligning Opportunities among the business[…]

IT Reports Reveal Northeast Ohio’s Employment Potential

Greater Cleveland Partnership and Team NEO collaborate on IT deep dive RITE, the tech talent arm of the Greater Cleveland Partnership, and Team NEO have released complementary reports about the state of information technology employment in Northeast Ohio: RITE Talent Bulletin The 2019 RITE/ConxusNEO IT Employer Survey looked into IT staffing trends, employer investments into[…]

Carvana to Bring Estimated 400 Jobs to Northeast Ohio

E-commerce auto retailer plans to build a facility in Lorain County Fast-growing online auto retailer Carvana is preparing to add to its operations by building a 200,000-square-foot facility in Lorain County. The company expects to invest $23 million and hire 400 new employees, representing an estimated $13 million payroll. “Carvana has been growing extremely rapidly[…]

Team NEO Releases Misaligned Opportunities Report

Misaligned Opportunities Examines How Racial Inequities Lead to Skills Gaps in Northeast Ohio Team NEO, as a business and economic development organization, is focused on building a vibrant economy for Northeast Ohio. We are committed to developing strategies and solutions informed by robust data analysis to ensure that all members of our community have opportunities[…]

Team NEO Appoints Two Northeast Ohio Business Executives to its Board

Hyster-Yale and Westfield executives join organization’s board The board of directors of Team NEO has appointed two prominent Northeast Ohio executives to the organization’s board: Rajiv Prasad, President and CEO, Hyster-Yale Group and Frank Carrino, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, Westfield Insurance. Prasad and Carrino join a prominent group of Northeast Ohio business leaders dedicated[…]

Growing Manufacturing Company to Expand in Parma

Prince & Izant Company is Expanding in Northeast Ohio Prince & Izant Company, a global provider of brazing alloys and metal joining products to the automotive, cutting tools, oil and gas exploration, HVACR, and electrical manufacturing industries announced today it will expand its operations in Parma, Ohio. The company will add 30,000 square-feet of manufacturing[…]

Union Home Mortgage to Expand Adding 450 New Jobs

Partnership with the City of Strongsville, JobsOhio, and Team NEO brings more opportunities to Northeast Ohio Union Home Mortgage announced today an expansion of its corporate headquarters in Strongsville, Ohio adding a third building to its corporate campus and making way for the creation of 450 new jobs in a variety of career fields supporting[…]

Menards to Build Manufacturing and Distribution Center in Ravenna

Major home improvement retail store chain grows in Northeast Ohio Menard Inc., the privately held company owning the nation’s third-largest home improvement chain, plans to repurpose and build a 260,000 square foot manufacturing and warehouse/distribution center on 62 acres in Ravenna. The company expects to hire 90 new employees to staff this facility. With great[…]

Team NEO Partners with JobsOhio to Distribute PPE Toolkits

4,500 PPE kits were distributed in Northeast Ohio at locations in Cleveland, Akron and Youngtown This week Team NEO distributed PPE Safety Toolkits, donated by JobsOhio, to assist small businesses throughout the region. These PPE Safety Toolkits will provide small businesses in Northeast Ohio PPE resources to stay protected and operate within the State’s safety[…]