The letters were sent out after nearly one hundred job inteviews were conducted as a result of the early June job fair held in partnership with Ohio
"The turnout was incredible and our team did an amazing job," said
Puerner said the fair was the, "first step," in the companies plan to bring over 150 jobs to
Code Blue, a water mitigation firm that manages claims nationwide, announced in April they were planning to hire 169 new positions at the company's downtown
At the time of that announcement, Code Blue founder
"We want to move as fast as we can -- fast but not too fast that we can't get the people acclimated if we are providing training and teaching them a new job," Gross said.
The job additions are result of a transformation the company has undergone since Gross and CEO
Gross helped to create Code Blue and served as CEO before stepping down to spend more time working on his retirement community in
Gross and Wilson acquired the majority share in parent company
Since then, the company has made, "significant management changes," by introducing new products that resonate with the marketplace and promoting from within in order to bring in outside talent, Gross said.
With the addition of the new jobs, Code Blue will have about 350 employees, making it one of the largest employers in
"They've been a big part of the downtown revitalization in our community as it is not only located in
Despite the high turnout, Code Blue is still hiring for some positions. Those interested in applying can email a resume to [email protected]. There are also applications online at www.codeblue360.com. Benefits include a standard package with healthcare and dental, both full-time and part-time positions are available.
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