Back to Work: Ohio Means Jobs – Save an Occupation

Last week, we took the Ohio Means Jobs Guided Tour through the Career Profile. Let’s once again go to the Ohio Means Jobs account page by clicking here and then clicking “Sign In“, which you will see in the upper right corner by the backpack. Now that you are signed back in, Click on “Take the Guided Tour.”… read more >>

Back to Work: Ohio Means Jobs Career Profile

Now that we’ve been through the registration process last week, this week we’ll start on a guided tour of the steps to fully using all of your Ohio Means Jobs account. Login to your Ohio Means Jobs Account by clicking here and then clicking “Sign In“, which you will see in the upper right corner… read more >>

Back to Work! Bright Outlook with High Demand

New Job Opportunities are growing rapidly!  Are you thinking about what kind of high demand careers are out there?  Do you want to understand what knowledge, skills, personality, technological skills, and abilities you must possess for certain careers?  Some of the most popular jobs in that are in high demand in Ohio are:  Actuaries  Arbitrators,… read more >>

Looking to Make a Career Change?

Here are some things to consider! Do you need to change your career, or do you just need to change your job?  What I mean by this, if you are currently working somewhere where you like your position and what you do, then you probably just need to find a new company to work for. … read more >>

Networking Your Career

Networking must be part of our everyday professional career.   Networking is a time-consuming endeavor, but it is a necessary activity for one to make new contacts for business and long-term career growth.   People you can network with are people you already know, or people that you do not know and have yet to meet.   Places… read more >>

What is an Apprenticeship?

Wait, what is apprenticeship? Simply put, the definition of an apprenticeship is a paid period of training that allows you to learn a skill or particular set of skills. Apprenticeships are available over a wide choice of industries and sectors. Apprenticeships can be called “the other 4-year degree”, as they offer an alternative to a… read more >>

Interviewing for Jobs

What is a job interview? A job interview is an interview consisting of a conversation between a job applicant and a representative of an employer which is conducted to assess whether the applicant should be hired. Interviews are one of the most popularly used devices for employee selection. Source: Wikipedia Tips on how to conduct an awesome interview Ohio Means Jobs has a… read more >>

Cover Letters

WHAT IS A COVER LETTER? A cover letter is a marketing document.  It is a letter you write to a potential employer outlining and detailing your skills and accomplishments.  Most importantly the letter should tell a potential employer what you can do for them. In fact, most of the letter should be about them and what they need from you.  It should be… read more >>

References for Resumes

WHAT ARE REFERENCES? Job references are validations from people who can tell other people about yourself.  They can provide proof that you are a competent individual.  People are more likely to trust another person telling them that you are a great and productive worker.  A reference is someone who’s willing to confirm what you did, when you did it, and… read more >>

Resumes: Objective vs Summary of Qualifications

JOB & CAREER BLOG ADVICE. Which one is better? A resume featuring a job objective or one featuring a summary of qualifications? In my opinion, a Summary of Qualifications section is much better than a Career Objective and I will tell you why. Job Objectives are typically one to two sentences that explain to a… read more >>

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