Stories tagged with: jobs

December 2, 2015 - 5:59pm
13 weeks 2 days ago

Ohio Means Jobs may be able to pay your way through college.

Ohio Means Jobs has a program is designed for jobs that are in demand in the local labor market. Supervisor Julie Metzger said this program is available to students in beginning their education as well as students close to completing their degrees.

"We just want to get the word out there that we do have money available," Julie Metzger said. "So once you fill out your FAFSA, if that does not cover all...

November 27, 2015 - 6:05pm
39 weeks 1 day ago

One of the largest American retailers of licensed professional and college sports products is looking fulfill quite a large amount of new positions.

Fanatics Incorporated in Frazeysburg is currently hiring seasonal employee positions in preparation for the holiday shopping rush. Vice President Joseph Lyon told us, the company has even increased the pay for their new hires.

"The pay rates has just increased. They have gone up $2 more an hour per shift. We're starting off at $...

June 19, 2015 - 4:46pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

Ohio Congressman Bill Johnson made a stop in Zanesville Friday to talk about what's happening in the district.

Johnson said the growing oil and gas industry in our region is contributing to a healthy economy and could potentially create many job opportunities.

"I have a bill called the LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act, it has passed the house, and that's designed to get the Department of Energy to make a decision, a timely decision on LNG export permits,"...

November 21, 2014 - 5:07pm
1 year 40 weeks ago

Fanatics is looking for 1,000 seasonal employees.

The company sells officially licensed sports apparel. We spoke to Mike Jacoby, Executive Director of the Zanesville Muskingum County Port Authority, and he told us it is growing incredibly quickly and is needed to prepare for the busy holiday season. Jacoby told us a little bit more about the jobs that will be available.


August 12, 2014 - 11:14am
2 years 2 weeks ago

A summer recess for congress doesn't mean a break from work for Congressman Bill Johnson.

The 6th District Representative is busy visiting constituents in eastern and southeastern Ohio. The Congressman said through his meetings he's listening to the needs of those living and walking in the district every day.

He said concerns about jobs and the economy continue to surface.

One bill recently passed would eliminate the red tape affecting cross border pipeline projects. He...

March 25, 2014 - 2:57pm
2 years 22 weeks ago

The Mid-East Career and Technology Center held its 6th annual Employability Expo Tuesday afternoon. Over 70 professionals from Muskingum County attended the expo to give students advice and answer questions about their career path.

"We try to bring at least three to four employers into each of our classrooms that are in a related field to what our students are studying here at Mid-East and they give them an idea, a little bit of what the businesses have to offer,"...

December 3, 2013 - 3:38pm
2 years 38 weeks ago

With the increase of call volume, products and services, Time Warner Cable is hiring 90 fill full-time customer service representatives at their North Pointe Drive call center location.

"This is just another example of our commitment to the area in creating jobs," said Time Warner Cable Spokesman, Mike Hogan. "Last year we created 182 jobs and with this 90 heading into 2014 really shows that Zanesville is important to us and that we create a lot of jobs here....

October 1, 2013 - 3:25pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Welcome Center will host the Utilities, Gas & Oil Expo this Thursday.

The expo, which is not a job fair, is intended to expose the workforce in Muskingum County to employers in the energy-related industry. An industry that is expected to see an increase in jobs.

"So inside we'll have displays like compressed gas and solar energy and electronics," said Executive Director of Ohio Means Jobs Muskingum County, Bob Mercer. "And also,...

September 27, 2013 - 3:15pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

The Affordable Care Act goes has a few requirements for businesses and the deadline is quickly approaching.

"The one that's coming up next week, by October 1st, every business has to have sent a notice in writing or email to their employees notifying them of the existence of the health insurance exchanges, or the health insurance marketplace," Executive Director of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce Tom Poorman.


September 13, 2013 - 5:29pm
2 years 49 weeks ago

More than 35 companies with about 4,000 open positions will be at the Southeastern Ohio Jobs Fair September on September 16.

"It's goes through all the different industries. You got oil and gas, retail, restaurants, everybody's hiring right now," said Anthony Adornetto, field representative for Congressman Bill Johnson. "So really, if anyone is unemployed, under employed or just looking for a career change, this'll be the place to come to. "


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