Category Archives: Job seekers

Connect Summit County – Internet Access for Summit County Citizens

          Connect Summit County provides internet access to citizens of Summit County to improve their quality of life.  Due to COVID 19, access to traditional services that were provided face to face have now gone virtual and low-income households have limited access to necessary services provided in the community. Connect Summit […]

Ohio Unemployment Claimants with Overpayments Can Now Apply for Waivers

Unemployment claimants with non-fraud overpayments that they received at no fault of their own can now request waivers that, if approved, would absolve the claimant from repaying those funds to the state. Money will be returned to claimants who qualify for a waiver but who previously repaid the overpayment. “Federal changes in unemployment rules, criteria, […]

ODJFS Details Recent Improvements in the Unemployment Program

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) Director Matt Damschroder and former U.S. Attorney David DeVillers, the agency’s Cyber Fraud Law Enforcement Working Group Lead, provided updates today on continuous improvements in the unemployment program. In January, ODJFS enlisted the help of a Public-Private Partnership team, which is made up of insurance, banking, and […]

$300 Weekly Unemployment Supplements Ending June 26

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) is reminding Ohioans that the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) program will end in Ohio on June 26. This federal program has provided an additional $300 a week to all eligible claimants receiving unemployment benefits.  “As Governor DeWine has said, when this program was put in […]

OhioMeansJobs Summit County Phase 2 Reopening Announced

On Tuesday, June 1, 2021, OhioMeansJobs Summit County will begin Phase 2 of its reopening to the public. To ensure customer and employee safety, the office will be open by appointment only. Appointments will be available at the East Tallmadge Ave. location between 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Customers will be required to wear a […]

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, […]