Category Archives: General

OhioMeansJobs Summit County Closed May 25, 2020

OhioMeansJobs Summit County will be closed Monday, May 25, 2020 in observation of Memorial Day. OhioMeansJobs Summit County will reopen on Tuesday, May 26, at 8:30 a.m.

In-Demand Jobs Week 2020 in Summit County: May 4 – 8

In-Demand Jobs Week is a statewide celebration of jobs, industries, and skills that are in-demand in Ohio. In-Demand Jobs Week occurs during the first full week in May; this year, May 4 – 8, 2020. In-Demand Jobs Week is an opportunity to learn more through local events and activities about the rewarding and high-demand careers […]

Ohio Dept. of Health Director’s Stay Safe Ohio Order – Reopening Businesses With Exceptions

From Dr. Acton, Director of the Ohio Department of Health: “The sacrifices and incredible efforts that Ohioans have undertaken make it possible to begin to lift the mandatory requirements and restrictions that were needed during the initial phase of the COVID-19. The adjustment of these orders is able to proceed based upon the facts and […]

Unemployed Ohioans Urged to File Weekly Claims on Designated Days

Unemployed Ohioans Urged to File Weekly Claims on Designated Days In an effort to streamline claims processing and expedite payments, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) is implementing a new weekly claim filing process for Ohioans who have been approved to receive unemployment benefits. Starting on Sunday, April 26, individuals filing weekly claims should […]

Become a Direct Support Professional – Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities

Has this state of emergency disrupted your income? Earn income while helping others as a DSP! Direct support professionals provide a variety of supports to people with developmental disabilities. This includes helping them with daily activities or learning new skills. To learn more, click here. To apply, go to and search “DSP.”  

OhioMeansJobs Summit County launches virtual job seeker workshops

OhioMeansJobs Summit County is now offering virtual workshops at for job seekers during the COVID-19 closure. Three video series are available – Applicant Tracking Systems, What’s In a Resume, and Answering Common Interview Questions. In the Applicant Tracking Systems series, you will learn about common tracking systems used by employers and why your application […]

Ohio COVID-19 Job Search Resource

Today, Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced that the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation has developed a website specifically geared toward matching essential businesses with Ohioans who are able and willing to work as an essential employee during the COVID-19 crisis. Both essential businesses and current job seekers can visit to post and search. The site features a […]

Take the Summit County Dept. of Job & Family Services COVID-19 Survey

Summit County Dept. of Job & Family Services needs your help! If your family has been impacted by COVID-19, please complete this survey. 

COVID-19 Information + FAQ on Ohio’s Stay-Home Order

Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton is ordering all Ohioans to stay home or at their place of residence, effective 11:59 p.m. March 23, except for essential activities, essential governmental functions, or to operate essential businesses and operations. Homes or residences include houses, rental units, hotels, motels, shared rental units, shelters, and similar facilities. […]

How to Help Unemployment Claimants

The State of Ohio is encouraging as many claimants as possible to file their claims online, at Filing online is easy to do and possible 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Unemployment insurance is a week-to-week benefit. Claimants must claim each week of unemployment taking the following steps:• Log in at• […]