A network of employment resources is available

A network of employment resources is available

By mid-November, Ohio had over 146,000 jobs available for job seekers to apply online, and Ohio has the largest data bank of job-seeker tools and resources at its fingertips through OhioMeansJobs.com.

OhioMeansJobs.com is an online career counselor. One can plan the next career, search job openings, post resumes, and find workforce programs and schools to help learn the skills necessary for one’s career.

Utilize the career builder on OhioMeansJobs.com as a step-by-step guide for online job search success. One of the tools available through the career builder is a career profile, which shares distinct aspects of one’s personality based on a series of questions completed about oneself to match with occupations.

Complete the online backpack to save your career profile, job applications and see how many employers have viewed your active resume.

For job seekers who prefer in-person assistance, OhioMeansJobs Wayne County will provide free job-search and career services, which include employment-focused workshops, one-on-one job coaching, career information, cover letter and resume writing, and a local employment-opportunity job board.

Visit Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 358 W. North St. in Wooster or visit ohiomeansjobs.com/wayne.

OhioMeansJobs support and resources are available free of charge. OhioMeansJobs Wayne County is customer-focused on both individuals and businesses.

Through extensive partnerships, a network of employment resources is available. Partners include Anazao Aspire Community Action Wayne & Medina, Goodwill Industries of Wayne and Holmes Counties, Mental Health Recovery Board, Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities, Orrville Public Library, The Counseling Center, the Ohio State University – ATI, the University of Akron Wayne College, Vantage Wayne County Department of Job and Family Services, Wayne County Public Library, and Wayne County Schools Career Center Workforce Innovations Network.

The Employment Resource Fund at the Wayne County Community Foundation is a local, self-sustaining work and education fund. Its mission is to build a skilled workforce in Wayne County by providing grants to local nonprofits with employment programs that increase the success of their students, clients or employees. In turn the nonprofit spends small amounts of money on hard-working adults to help them get jobs or better jobs.

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