Stories tagged with: jobs

November 21, 2014 - 5:07pm
26 weeks 5 days 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.

"You're...

August 12, 2014 - 11:14am
41 weeks 1 day 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
1 year 9 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
1 year 25 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
1 year 34 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
1 year 34 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.

Poorman...

September 13, 2013 - 5:29pm
1 year 36 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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August 29, 2013 - 5:29pm
1 year 38 weeks ago

Governor Kasich made a stop by the new Fanatics facility in the ECO Business Park in Frazeysburg on Thursday, to celebrate the announcement of hundreds of new job opportunities with the e-commerce company. Gov. Kasich acknowledged Senator Troy Balderson, State Representative Brian Hill and the Muskingum County Port Authority's, Mike Jacoby, for their contributions in helping to get the company to open up their new distribution center right here in Muskingum County.

"What...

June 28, 2013 - 4:19pm
1 year 47 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...

March 21, 2013 - 5:27pm
2 years 9 weeks ago

The Wilds held a job fair at Zane State College Thursday afternoon for the 100 seasonal positions they are looking to hire for. About sixty people dropped off applications and were interviewed, but they still have a lot of spots to fill.

"We are looking for people that are excellent in customer service. We are hiring from grounds maintenance to parking, to shuttle drivers, interpretive guides, food service, admissions, those sorts of positions," said Betsy Root, HR...

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