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OhioMeansJobs Summit County is the local, all-in-one workforce resource center and provides a full range of free services to job seekers and businesses.
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This program has enabled our start‐up company to employ individuals who did not have the skill set to be immediately effective in their roles and spend more time intensively training them with the skills needed to be successful long‐term. The support from OhioMeansJobs Summit County’s On-the-Job Training Program to offset the cost of that training, and the support of the staff through the application process, really helped!
William Boyd, Signs 330 LLC
I went to OhioMeansJobs Summit County. The people there were understanding, patient, kind and willing to help me. I didn’t have a computer at that time so I was able to use their resource room to work on my resume. Going through workshops gave me a lot of information that I learned and applied to looking for a job. Which gave me a confidence that I needed to start looking for a job. I am very thankful for the help OhioMeansJobs Summit County taught me to grow and be confidant in looking for and finding a job.
The CCMEP team has truly been a superior support system in my life. As a first-generation high school graduate, the program introduced me to things I never would have experienced. From teaching work ethic, to practicing accountability, there was never a time, meeting, or lesson I encountered that has not helped me in the long run, even after leaving the program. Not only does the program expose you to real life situations, the mentor/family aspect of things is a bond that will be appreciated for years to come.
OhioMeansJobs Summit County was extremely helpful to me during my job search! The job search process has changed a lot since the last time I was looking for employment (20 years ago) I received lots of coaching, training and support while I navigated new territory. I’m grateful for the services and the people that helped me along the way.
The BOSS teachers are amazing. I really enjoyed learning new things and being able to ask questions about them. The assignments on careers and the different quizzes really helped me get to know my inner-self better.
I had a general idea of what to do (update the resume, start looking online), but with OhioMeansJobs Summit County's help, I was able to sharpen my resume, prepare for interviews, and get my confidence back to where it was before. I knew I had the skills. I just needed to get that information out to the right employer. And with their help, I did.
The mock interviews were game changing for me. The roleplays we did really helped me with the many interviews I did have. Just suggesting questions they may ask and offering thoughts on how to answer them. The feedback was so valuable.
CCMEP is really helping me think about new possibilities.
With OMJ Summit County guidance, we revised my resume, discussed opportunities, and I attended workshops, including The Executive Network Group. After six grueling months, I landed a new position! Thanks to the Talent Developer for your support and perseverance. OhioMeans...JOBS well done.
I have an awesome career coordinator that has been really helpful with following up and providing support to me in a timely manner. My career coordinator assisted me with a mock interview that was really helpful. OhioMeansJobs Summit County has a really great program and always has someone available to provide assistance and encouragement as well!
Arlington Valley Farms has partnered with OhioMeansJobs Summit County’s Business Services team to secure On-the-Job-Training plans for Machine Operator employees. We have found the staff at OMJSC to be timely and professional in explaining the OJT program, creating the contracts, orienting the new hires on expectations regarding the program and following up with management and new hires after training has begun. Arlington Valley Farms appreciates the opportunity and plans to continue this partnership.
Brian Miller, Arlington Valley Farms
The key element of the On-the-Job Training Program is the training of a new employee with minimal experience in new job skills to fill an open position. The program allowed us to train our new employee to grow into the role while meeting our company specific needs and utilizing our specific software systems while working and earning the benefits of a full time employee. We plan to continue growing our business with the aid of OhioMeansJobs Summit County and their programs.