Bolt Express and ODJFS Partner to Assist Dislocated Workers

Nancy HummelNews Release

News Release
March 13, 2014

Toledo, Ohio – Bolt Express has been partnering with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) for the past twelve months to provide dislocated workers a chance to receive training for various administrative positions through the Ohio Learn to Earn program. During that time, Bolt Express has been able to hire qualified candidates as full – time employees after working with the ODJFS office in Lucas County.

“The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services is always looking for innovative ways to help employers and individuals looking for work,” said Marilyn Jacobs, an ODJFS workforce specialist account executive. “Ohio Learn to Earn matches unemployed Ohioans with employers looking to hire. The program helps unemployed individuals reconnect to the workplace and lets employers train potential new hires at no cost.”

“Our growth strategy relies heavily on our ability to find and develop new team members that share our commitment to quality. The Learn to Earn program has been a very effective source for finding individuals with strong character and a positive attitude. It has been very exciting to watch these individuals take full advantage of the opportunity that we provided. Their enthusiasm and willingness to learn new skills is why they have earned themselves a spot on our team.” Chad Brown, Director of Time Critical Services, Bolt Express.

About Bolt Express Headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, Bolt Express is committed to being the most trusted and reliable transportation service provider in North America.  Our desire to be the best at what we do is reflected in our attitude and culture.