Category Archives: Job seekers

Summit OMJ Resource Room opens with limited access

The Resource Room located inside the OhioMeansJobs Summit County center is now open with limited access. Access to the resource room is available only for persons receiving unemployment insurance who have a letter from the state, which instructs them to search for employment to continue receiving their compensation and fulfill the job search requirement. YOU […]

2020 Virtual Veteran & Community Career Expo is November 10

The 2020 Virtual Veteran & Community Career Expo is Tuesday, November 10, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (9:00 – 10:00 a.m. VETERANS ONLY). Over 25 local companies are looking to hire career-minded veterans. Join virtually; all you need to interact with employers live is a stable internet connection. Veteran partner resource agencies will […]

Remote Recruitment Event for Giant Eagle Jobs on June 4

Remote recruitment event for Giant Eagle on Thursday, June 4, between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Join OhioMeansJobs Summit & Medina Counties for this remote pre-screening event. Our Business Services Team will walk you through Giant Eagle’s application process and conduct formal pre-screening on behalf of the company. Open positions include bakery team leader, cash office […]

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 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    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 […]