Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Opportunity Center

September 29, 2010 - 8:42pm
3 years 28 weeks ago

Landing a job can be tough, that's why the Muskingum County Opportunity Center along with human resource professionals are offering helpful tips to give people a leg up in the hunt.

The first impression you give to a potential employer is through that important piece of paper known as your resume. Those in attendance Wednesday night at the "Evening with Hiring Professionals" got some good advice.

"You want to stand out in a good way, so you want your resume to be...

September 28, 2010 - 12:09pm
3 years 28 weeks ago


The Muskingum County Opportunity Center and Mid-East Career and Technology Center Cosmetology class are teaming up to help people look the part when applying for a job.

Like many people that have been laid off going to a salon is something unemployed people simply can't afford right now.

"We're sad and there are a lot of emotions that go with it you feel like you've let someone down," Tara Adornetto said.

Tara Adornetto has been unemployed since June and is...

September 27, 2010 - 12:04pm
3 years 28 weeks ago


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...

June 22, 2010 - 6:09pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

More people in Southeastern Ohio have jobs. That's the latest news from the state.


The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services released the figures for May, and the jobless rates have fallen close to one percent. Muskingum County Opportunity Center tells us why.


"We kind of look at it as a seasonal thing right now. We do have construction picking up, we do have a lot of landscaping companies in the area that have picked up people," says Julie Metzger, job...

October 21, 2009 - 11:13am
4 years 25 weeks ago

If you are a job seeker, now might be the perfect chance to find a new job.

Bob Mercer of the Muskingum County Opportunities Center says with the holiday season fast approaching, many businesses and temp agencies are hiring to keep up with the seasonal demand.

"We've been blessed with Avon and Time Warner," said Mercer. "They've continued to hire, but also as we move into the fall, moving into the holiday season, there will be some folks that go to work in retail...

September 29, 2009 - 10:04am
4 years 28 weeks ago

More than 75 laid-off workers were treated to a day of pampering today to help them prepare to head back to work.

The Muskingum County Opportunity Center teamed up with Mid-East Career and Technology Center cosmetology students to provide those out-of-work with a free makeover .

"They get their choice. They're all getting hair done we hope and they get a choice whether they want a manicure and make-up, so they're kind of getting from the neck-up a real good deal and the...

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