Category Archives: Job seekers

OhioMeansJob Center to Suspend Public Access; Public Should Apply for Unemployment Online or Over Phone

Effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the OhioMeansJobs Center located at 1040 E. Tallmadge Ave in Akron will temporarily suspend access to the public. This suspension includes the Resource Room. Summit County residents must apply for unemployment benefits over the phone or online. This requirement was in place prior to the suspension of public access. To […]

US Census Bureau Jobs Available in Ohio

The United States Census Bureau has begun the recruitment and hiring of workers to begin preparations for the 2020 Census. The 2020 Census will begin in August 2020 andthousands of workers nationwide are needed for this effort. Applicants are needed for jobs throughout spring and summer of 2020. As the workforce development system in Ohio, […]

Local Employers: Building a Recovery-Friendly Workplace

Recovery-friendly workplaces support their communities by recognizing recovery from substance use disorder as a strength, and by being willing to work intentionally with people in recovery. These workplaces encourage a healthy and safe environment where employers, employees and communities can collaborate to create positive change and eliminate barriers for those affected by addiction. Read more […]

2019 Veteran & Community Career Expo

2019 Veteran & Community Career Expo is Thursday, November 14 at The University of Akron Quaker Station from 1:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Job seekers can pre-register at akron.edu/VetCareerExpo or register on-site the day of the event. 50+ area companies looking to hire including Cleveland Clinic Akron General, Dominion Energy, FedEx, and more On-the-spot interviews […]

Youth Job Fest 2019: October 4

Join us at OhioMeansJobs Summit County on October 4, 2019 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. for Youth Job Fest 2019. Local employers will be onsite to meet with and hire youth ages 16 to 24. Bring your resume/work history so you can apply on the spot. Interview attire is encouraged. There will be an optional […]

2018 Veteran and Community Career Expo

  The 2018 Veteran and Community Career Expo, sponsored by Timken Steel, will be held at the University of Akron Student Union on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Pre-registration is available at uakron.edu/VetCareerExpo.    Jobseekers The event will run from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, with 10:00 am to 11:00 am dedicated strictly to veterans. The […]

2018 Career Passport Expo at Akron Urban League

Join the Akron Urban League, ConxusNEO, ProjectLEARN of Summit County, 30+ employers and training providers for the 2018 Career Passport Expo on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 pm. Professional dress is recommended. Present this page to any MetroRTA Driver to receive free transportation to and from the event.  Click here to […]

New Job Seeker Workshop Schedule Available

The Job-Seeker Workshop Schedule for July, August and September of 2017 is now available and may be downloaded by clicking here. 

April-June Workshop Schedule Now Available!

OhioMeansJobs Summit County’s (OMJSC) workshop schedule for April, May and June, 2017 is now available. OMJSC is proud to introduce a new workshop: Training and Education: What’s in it for me? Held on the first and last and last Thursday of every month, Training and Education covers various training and educational opportunities available to job seekers […]

A New Way to Find a Great Job

What is TalentNEO and Skills-Based Hiring? Find out more. Ready to sign up for your WorkKeys assessment? Click here to register for the assessment at OhioMeansJobs Summit County.