We’re Here to Help

HRACO is here to be a resource for you. We have compiled various resources that may be helpful to you and your organization.

Job Transition Assistance

Are you currently looking for a new job due to layoff, downsizing, restructuring, or voluntary changes? HRACO has pulled together the following list of free or low-cost placement and networking websites to help you in your search.

We are not a sponsor of any of these sites and do not support nor receive compensation for listings; we are passing along this information to assist you. If you have questions or would like to suggest another resource, please email the VP of Workforce Readiness.

We also have a group that meets on a regular basis to network regarding job search strategies and information. Explore a HRACO membership and network with other Human Resource professionals at an upcoming HRACO event.

Lee Hecht Harrison Partnership

The Human Resources Association of Central Ohio and Lee Hecht Harrison (LHH) have long partnered together to assist ALL HRACO members who are in transition or looking for new employment. Benefits and services provided by Lee Hecht Harrison are free to HRACO members in good standing. 

HRACO members have access to the following resources:

  • Access to in-office job search sessions and guest speaker events.
  • Getting Job Search Ready (messaging and positioning, the resume, job search strategy, etc.)
  • Behavior-Based Interviewing
  • Targeted Networking
  • LinkedIn and Advanced Linked
  • Health Insurance Options
  • Managing Finances during Transition
  • How to Work with Search Firms and in-house talent acquisition

Access to LHH’s powerful, premier online career portal, Career Resource Network (CRN), for a duration of 6 months. Through CRN, members can:

  • Participate in live facilitated job search webinars covering all relevant job search topics (e.g. resume development, networking, LinkedIn profile, Advanced LinkedIn, Interviewing, Negotiating, etc.
  • Utilize subscription access research databases (OneSource, Career Search)
  • Develop skills through a full subscription to SkillSoft
  • Upload their resume and use JobScout to receive notifications on jobs
  • Network throughout LHH’s entire global footprint of 330 offices
  • Review all job search topics through the e-learning sessions
  • Create effective follow-ups with templates and examples of letters, emails, resumes
  • Use of a workstation, an office, office equipment (computer, fax, copier, wi-fi), and conference rooms.
  • Other office resources, such as administrative help, resume paper, etc.
  • LHH’s 10-step Career Milestones workbook.
  • Invitation to special networking events covering professional topics of interest held at the LHH Columbus office.


HRACO members must fill out the form below for a referral to LHH.  

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Employee Assistance Programs

Working in Human Resources, it’s inevitable that at some point you will have an employee who falls on tough times and might be in of need assistance, it might even be you. Whether it’s a need for assistance paying bills, obtaining food, or mental health resources, Columbus has a variety of organizations that can assist employers and their employees. Here are just a few: 

HRACO Communities
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