OhioMeansJobs Muskingum County offers a variety of programs and services designed to meet your employment needs. Our Resource Center is a collaborative partnership that brings resources to job seekers in one location. All of the center self-help services are FREE and open to ANY job seeker with educational or training needs. We are located at 445 Woodlawn Avenue, Zanesville Ohio, in the front doors of the Job and Family Services building.
Our friendly and professional team is on hand to help job seekers strengthen their interviewing skills, create more marketable resumes, identify and highlight transferable skill sets, connect and refer to agency partners and other community resources and provide information and resources on training opportunities.
OhioMeansJobs.com is more than just an online job board and resume bank. It is a full-fledged online career counseling center, proving a menu of career services to job seekers and an abundance of resources for businesses looking to hire. It provides a self-directed front door for job seekers and businesses interest in employment programs.
When you go to OhioMeansJobs.com landing page, you will find options to “get started” as an employer, individual or an option to job search. You can click any of those options or allow OWEN (red cardinal) to take you on a guided tour! He offers step by step instructions on how to register for an account and offers an overview of online services. Additionally, you’ll find icons, like those below, that provide direct links to online services. There is no wrong way to access the information you need! Just remember that you can’t save your information to your backpack without creating and/or logging into your account.
OhioMeansJobs Muskingum County actively addresses the needs our local businesses have for a qualified, trained and skilled workforce. Working with OhioMeansJobs, employers can create value and save money for their business in addition to providing a significant benefit to the community. All of the services we offer our employers are free of charge.
Employers that like self-directed services can utilize OhioMeansJobs.com to help them find the right employees with ease at no cost. Getting started is easy. Just log onto OhioMeansJobs.com, click on “Get Started” under “employers,” and look for these icons:
Posting a job at OhioMeansJobs.com is quick and easy. Registration is required. You will need your organization’s FEIN (Federal Employee Identification Number) and State of Ohio Tax Withholding Account Number you can have immediate and full access to search resumes.
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Employers that prefer a more personal touch can utilize our Business Services team to assist them with their job posting and recruitment needs. For more information on these or other staff assisted services please email Justy.Cordray@jfs.ohio.gov or Debbie.Greiner@jfs.ohio.gov.
Employers may choose to have resumes pre-screened to their job requirements. Potential candidates may also complete applications at our site and qualified applicants will be referred.
Job postings may be displayed in the center for all local job seekers in addition to online. Additionally, employers that participate with OhioMeansJobs may be recognized and/or have job opportunities shared on flyers, email blasts and other outreach materials without cost.
Information and contacts for a wide range of community resources can be provided.
Labor market information based on your requirements can be provided.
Federal contractors and subcontractors are required to immediately list all employment openings with the nearest State Job Services Office or Workforce Development Offices. OhioMeansJobs Centers meet this requirement
If you are expanding your current business or opening a new facility, we can provide you with candidates. Our OhioMeansJobs Centers offer an ideal location for recruiting a large number of candidates.
If you are downsizing or closing your business, we can assist by meeting with your workers to explain their options and help them get re-employed. Our staff can conduct this service at your facility or at Our OhioMeansJobs Centers.
Tax Incentives can help employers offset hiring costs. OhioMeansJobs.com offers employers access and information on these valuable resources so that their businesses can succeed.
The Work Opportunity and Welfare-to-Work Tax Credit Program (WOTC) are federal tax credits which provide Ohio employers with a tax credit against their federal tax liability for hiring individuals from targeted groups of job seekers such as TANF & SNAP Recipients, Veterans, Ex-Felons, and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Recipients.
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You Hire, You Train, We Pay: Training may be offered for select jobs up to 3 months with 50% reimbursement of the wage rate you are paying the trainee.
Call us to find out more about the OJT program and our customized training programs. Ask for Justy or Debbie! We would be glad to come and talk about this cost saving program!
Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or comments. We are glad to assist you with any employment needs.
CCMEP is OhioMeansJobs Muskingum County’s program for serving youth and young adults ages 14-24. This program aims to improve employment and educational outcomes for youth and young adults by helping them overcome barriers to employment and develop the successful skills our local employers seek. It takes a holistic approach to stabilizing individuals and families by providing services including health, addiction/substance abuse issues, housing, education, transportation and more. In conjunction with supportive services, CCMEP will provide access to employment and training services, including career counseling and job placement.
Youth interested in the program can stop by our office to get an application, complete it and return it!
CCMEP is not a summer work program, this program is a year-round program that takes a commitment from the participant and the CCMEP staff, working toward success!
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act or WIOA was signed into law in July of 2014 replacing Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA). WIOA is designed to strengthen and improve our nation’s public workforce system and help Americans, including youth and those with significant barriers, into high-quality jobs and careers. Additionally, it is designed to help employers hire and retain skilled workers.
WIOA is an employment first program and our primary goal is to get customers back into the workforce. If individuals are unsuccessful in utilizing Resource Room Services to meet their employment needs, then eligible participants can receive staff assisted services. The services vary based upon the needs of the customer as identified through the assessment process. There are two primary types of services—staff assisted services and training services.
OhioMeansJobs Muskingum County is an employment first program that offers education assistance only if a customer is unable to obtain or upgrade employment with the current skills he or she possesses.
WIOA is not an entitlement program. A customer must be able to show they have made reasonable efforts toward employment and that training is the appropriate service to meet the employment goal.
For more information on WIOA Adult and Dislocated Worker Services stop by our office or call (740) 454-6211.