Stories tagged with: Employment

October 3, 2013 - 8:34pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

In honor of National Disabilities Awareness Employment Month, Starlight Industries hosted a celebratory dinner.

Thursday night was the 26th Annual Muskingum Starlight Industries Transitional and Community Employment Banquet that highlights local employers that hire starlight's adult students.

"We have several restaurants, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Cracker Barrel, and Wendys. McDonalds, " said Community Employment Department Employee at Starlight Industries, Tim Duff....

June 28, 2013 - 3:19pm
2 years 21 weeks ago

445 Woodlawn Ave. in the Putnam Historic District is the new home of the Muskingum County Opportunity Center, now named, Ohio Means Jobs: Muskingum County. The new location is conveniently located in the same building as Jobs and Family Services, making it a one-stop shop for all of your needs.

"Our facility is newly remodeled so it's nice and convenient for what we need for job seekers and employers. So we have a resource room that is still comparable to what we had on main...

July 14, 2011 - 3:57pm
4 years 19 weeks ago

The chance for a job at  Time Warner brought out hundreds of applicants.

By 12:30 Thursday afternoon more than two hundred people lined themselves along the Time Warner Call Center waiting for a chance to interview for one of 40 open positions. The Vice President for Customer Care said she was overwhelmed by the crowd.

"We like people who love people because you're actually dealing with customers and people who are willing to listen and have a good ear for problem...

November 30, 2010 - 5:04pm
4 years 51 weeks ago

With the holidays upon us, many people searching for jobs look forward to seasonal employment.  But according to Julie Metzger of the Muskingum County Opportunity Center, this year's employment opportunities are becoming more sparse.

"They were extending hours to existing employees, a couple of the retail stores did bring on a few people but that was through their own application process. We didn't actually do anything for them here this year," said Metzger.


June 8, 2010 - 5:52pm
5 years 24 weeks ago

More than 150 students will have the opportunity to work with employers in Muskingum County.

It's part of a new Subsidized Summer Youth Employment Program that the Muskingum County Opportunity Center is able to offer.

The funding for it is made possible thanks to a $530,000 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services. Any employer can take part, as long as it doesn't receive federal funding.

"With the economic times, some of the city is just not able to hire...

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