High School students spent the day at Ohio University of Zanesville where many got a huge reality check.
As students entered into "The Reality Store" they were given a job based on their current interests and were awarded the correlating salary. With this information they were then given real life financial situations like buying a home and paying for groceries, and they had to budget their income accordingly.
"I think it really shows them how to budget their money...
There are more people with jobs now than just a month ago.
The unemployment numbers across Muskingum County continue to fall, but that doesn't mean people without a job should worry. Supervisor of OhioMeansJobs, Julie Metzger, said the job outlook is strong.
"The job market has been growing and moving upwardly for the past several months, so we have had a lot of employers come through and a lot of employers of course reporting hires," Metzger said. "With that being...
Ohio Means Jobs is gearing up for another job fair.
Fanatics and Harry & David are looking to fill 3,000, full time seasonal positions. General labor, shipping and receiving and pulling are just some of the available openings. Before you attend the event, Supervisor of Ohio Means Jobs says you need to fill out an online application and assessment.
"We are asking that interested applicants go online and apply either staffmark.com or harryanddavid.com prior to the event....
With school out for the summer, many youth in the Zanesville area will be looking for summer employment.
Ohio Means Jobs of Muskingum County is currently seeking applications for their Summer Youth Program. This program is designed to give area youth a chance to work over break, all while earning money and valuable jobs skills. Julie Metzger, supervisor of Ohio Means Jobs told us that there is a special need for applications in the 18 to 24 age range.
Officials from Ohio Means Jobs Muskingum County say job hiring season is right around the corner.
Supervisor, Julie Metzger says that March and April are prime hiring times and she wants the community to be ready when opportunity knocks. The job center will offer a variety of work shops to help people prepare for their first interviews and more.
"The workshops that we are offering are resume writing, interviewing skills, being prepared for that interview and making sure that...
There's a way to make your job interview one that will be memorable.
A job developer at the Muskingum County Opportunity Center said there are things everyone should do when out on a job interview and the most important is to research the company.
"You need to know before going into the interview a little bit about the company what their history is, what type of work they do, that type of thing," explained Job Developer Julie Metzger. "More than likely one of the...
If you are looking for a new job one way to be successful could include a makeover.
The Muskingum County Opportunity Center and Mid East Career and Technology Center Cosmetology class have partnered to help people look the part when applying for a job.
"Anyone who is searching for a job and would like the get a hair cut and style that there's no cost to this and it kinda just puts you in the mood and make you feel good about yourself as you prepare to...