Stories tagged with: jobs

March 25, 2014 - 2:57pm
15 weeks 5 days 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
31 weeks 5 days 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
40 weeks 5 days 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
41 weeks 2 days 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
43 weeks 2 days 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
45 weeks 3 days 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 2 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
1 year 16 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...

January 5, 2012 - 6:03pm
2 years 27 weeks ago

The unstable economy is creating new trends in the workforce, and some of those changes can be seen in southeastern Ohio.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, men are claiming more than two-thirds of the private-sector jobs in a nation that nearly had a majority-female workforce.  Economists say more men are finding themselves in retail, an industry once dominated by women.  Muskingum County Opportunity Center Supervisor Bob Mercer said he sees a shift in the attitude...

December 16, 2011 - 2:12pm
2 years 30 weeks ago

The Zanesville Muskingum County Port Authority has agreed to sell land to Halliburton and that would mean 300 jobs for our area. Halliburton is one of the world’s largest providers in the energy industry – a fortune 500 company. The Port Authority Board voted to sell the company 174 acres of land in the East Pointe Business Park for their development. Port Executive Director Mike Jacoby says Halliburton has indicated the land will be used an operations hub to support customers in...

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