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Columbus Ranked 19 for Job Growth in 2011

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Ranked 19 for Job Growth in 2011

NewGeography.com just released their annual ranked list of “Best Cities for Jobs” and Columbus came in at number 19 on their large cities list — up seven spots from 26th place last year. This study measures the robustness of a region’s growth over the entire metropolitan statistical area, and the rankings are calculated by measuring […]


A Bright Future for Columbus, Ohio & The Midwest?

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Over the past week, several news articles and editorials have been pointing toward positive trends taking place in the Midwest in terms of job growth and economic resurgence. Granted, many Midwest cities have hit an all time low point, so any small amount of growth is good news, but for a non-rustbelt city like Columbus, […]


Philanthropy Friday: New Directions Career Center

 columbus imPRessions Philanthropy Friday: New Directions Career Center

NDCC is a not-for-profit 501(c) 3 organization that assists individuals, especially women, in the midst of transition. They serve a diverse population from different social, economic, and educational levels and aid them in attaining and maintaining financial self-sufficiency.

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Business2Business Network Expo Takes Place June 9

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Over 3,500 business owners will converge upon the Columbus Chamber’s 2010 Business2Business Network EXPO this Wednesday, June 9th from 3 to 8pm at the Convention Center. Over 500 exhibitors will display products and services aimed at helping businesses to grow throughout the region. Job seekers should also take note that the Expo includes a Career […]

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New Neighborhood Revitalization on Near East Side

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Neighborhood Revitalization on Near East Side

Yesterday afternoon, OSU president Gordon Gee and Mayor Michael Coleman jointly announced a new partnership in relation to the previously announced 17-story OSU Medical Center expansion. The City of Columbus will provide OSU with an income-tax rebate that OSU would then be required to reinvest in neighborhood revitalization efforts surrounding OSU’s University Hospital East located […]


Columbus is a Top 10 Best City for Finding Jobs

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According to a new study by U.S. News & World Report, Columbus was noted as one of the Top 10 cities in America for finding a job. Our strong healthcare, distribution, and technology industries are cited as a main reason that our city has managed to remain stable during the national economic recession. Other cities […]


Columbus Metro Area Projected to Reach Pre-Recession Employment Levels by 2011


IHS Global Insight, an economic/financial analysis firm, has developed a projection for the nation’s employment recovery. The Columbus metro area fares pretty well, but things look pretty dire in other parts of the state. From CSMonitor.com: None of this suggests that the nation is yet on the mend. “We’re not calling an end to the […]


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The Urban Living Tour returns (with strict safety guidelines) on Aug 30!