Your hiring challenges end

At no cost to you, we connect you to people with training and skills.
People eager to succeed.

Reduce costs and turnover.

Boost Retention.

Find qualified & motivated employees.

We have more than four decades of experience, connecting more than 210,000 job seekers to employers like you. We not only help you fill the open positions you have today, we also support your long-term hiring needs, working with you to reduce turnover rates and enhance workplace culture.

Retention Rate

Average job retention at 90 days, when employees are most susceptible to job loss.

People Employed

And 226 people placed into employment with justice involvement.

People Served

Our organization supports people at varying points of their multi-year career pathway.

Updated as of 2023

Partnering with Towards Employment has had a positive impact on our hiring process and has helped reduce the time it takes to fill our open positions. They handle pre-employment screening and testing on our behalf and the candidates they present come ready and willing to work. The Towards Employment team is easy to work with and demonstrates clear and consistent communication throughout the entire process. It’s been a pleasure partnering with them through the years.

Amy Lewis
HR - Manufacturing,
G&S Metal Products

Join the more than 300 Northeast Ohio employers who’ve benefited from our motivated and qualified job candidates.

How We with Employers



We prepare applicants for success through career readiness, technical skills training, and career coaching.


We search our pool of prepared candidates for people best suited to your requirements.


We fully evaluate candidates on your behalf and can perform required pre-screening as needed.

Supportive Services

Coaching & Support

For the first year of their employment with you, we provide coaching and supportive services to new employees. These supportive services address social determinants of work which are the things that get in the way of employee success, benefitting both employers and job seekers by allowing hired employees to focus on the job day one and by providing employers with consistent, motivated workers. Supportive services are provided directly by us, or through our large network of community partners.

Industry-Driven Programs

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Customized Solutions


An Employer Resource Network® (ERN®) is an employer collaborative that pools resources to provide an on-the-job success coach available to all employees who helps with work/life issues.

For member businesses, the success coach works on site to address many of the social determinants of work that can cause stress and derail a worker's performance, as well as provide financial literacy, other essential training, and connections to any needed community resources. Through the ERN, businesses can also share resources and best practices on hiring and retaining diverse talent.


Achieve Staffing is a social enterprise that places job-ready Clevelanders with previous involvement in the criminal justice system into competitive temporary, temp-to-hire jobs, and permanent jobs.

Lets Work

Ready to find the employees you’ve been searching for? Reach out to our employer network team or complete the contact form below.

James Stubbins

Achieve Staffing

Phone: (216) 696-5750 x272

Dan Garven

Employer Specialist

Phone: (216) 696-5750 x226

Karen Jones

Work Experience Specialist

Phone: (216) 696-5750 x274

Staci Wampler

Industry Partnerships & ERN

Phone: (216) 696-5750 x311