Stories tagged with: Ohio Means Jobs

September 22, 2015 - 3:09pm
19 weeks 5 days ago

The holidays are right around the corner and that means businesses are in need of extra help.

If you're looking for seasonal employment, look no further, as many employers have already begun hiring for the holiday season. Supervisor at Ohio Means Jobs Muskingum County, Julie Metzger, said potential opportunities include retail, customer service, and warehouse jobs.

"What we do is we have employers that are coming in here and doing mini jobs fairs, you can go on ohiomeansjobs...

January 28, 2015 - 7:39am
1 year 1 week ago

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September 29, 2014 - 8:46pm
1 year 18 weeks ago

Ohio Means Jobs hosted a job fair at the Muskingum County Welcome Center Monday afternoon.

The job fair ran from 2:00 p.m. to 5;30 p.m., and the process was fairly simple, once applications were filled out online, the applicants interviewed and hopefully received a start date for their new job. Julie Metzger, Supervisor from Ohio Means Jobs told us what these companies are looking for in potential employees.

"They're looking for committed people, if they've go experience...

September 25, 2014 - 2:56pm
1 year 19 weeks ago

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 or prior to the event....

June 18, 2014 - 1:52pm
1 year 33 weeks ago

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.

"We need kids ages...

March 21, 2014 - 3:24pm
1 year 46 weeks ago

Employment opportunities are in abundance in Muskingum County and the staff at Ohio Means Jobs is teaching the public how to land their dream job.

Ohio Means Jobs Supervisor, Julie Metzger says that there are a variety of positions opening up this spring. Employers are looking to hire in many different career fields.

"We actually have a lot of job openings right now. We have employers that are looking for welders, machine operators, we have some landscaping companies that...

February 10, 2014 - 3:09pm
1 year 51 weeks ago

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...

September 6, 2013 - 5:04pm
2 years 22 weeks ago

Seasonal job opportunities are on the rise in Muskingum County.

According to the Supervisor at Ohio Means Jobs Muskingum County, local businesses including the Dollar General, Fanatics and the Five B's are all likely to hire at this time.

"This is a prime hiring season for the fall as we move into the holidays we see a lot of retail establishments will start building their staff, " said Bob Mercer.

Mercer notes that companies often hire from their temporary staff...

June 28, 2013 - 3:19pm
2 years 31 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...

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