Training & Hiring

When businesses choose Springfield, immediate access to workforce is a must.  Springfield has a robust partnership of organizations, that includes Ozarks Technical Community College (OTC) and the Missouri Job Center, working to help with business training and hiring needs.  These strategic partnerships focus on existing state training programs that help companies access federal dollars or specialty training for their workforce.  Organizations like OTC and the Missouri Job Center partner to ensure companies have a seamless training experience as they invest their business in the Springfield Region.

Ozarks Technical Community College

OTC is Missouri’s third largest community college and boasts noncredit training programs that partner with dozens of companies every year to meet the talent demands of area businesses. Training through OTC is tailored to meet each businesses’ unique demands for skilled employees.

Missouri Job Center

Human resource assistance is made possible through local workforce partners at the Missouri Job Center.  The professional staff at the Job Center are able to offer assistance be it bundling resumes for companies’ HR teams or offering support by pre-screening candidates.

Additional HR assistance available through Missouri Job Center:

  • Writing job descriptions
  • Posting job orders
  • Screening applications
  • Assess applicant qualifications
  • Pre-screen applicants