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January 1, 2023 – Are you looking at changing jobs in 2023? Experts have some tips to get started.

LIMA – If you are making a resolution to get a new job in the new year, you are not alone.

December 20, 2022 – Filling Allen County Child Care Needs

LIMA – There is a need for child care and Joe Patton from OhioMeansJobs Allen County is in to tell us about becoming certified

December 8, 2022 – OhioMeansJobs offers assistance to Child Care Provider License Applicants

LIMA – Ohio Means Jobs Allen County offered an informational session on Thursday to people interested in becoming licensed child care providers.

November 15, 2022 – Hire a Veteran!

LIMA – We learn more about a program that OhioMeansJobs Allen County has to help veterans in the workforce!

October 18, 2022 – Workforce Development & Recruiting Center

LIMA – Josh Luke from OhioMeansJobs Allen County is in to tell us about their Workforce Development and Recruitment Conference Center!

September 20, 2022 – High School Job Coaches

LIMA – We find out more about the help available for high school students to land their perfect job! OhioMeansJobs Allen County was in to tell us about job coaches.

August 16, 2022 – Youth Services

Our Director, Joe Patton, talks about the efforts at OhioMeansJobs Allen County to help young people with their career paths.

July 19, 2022 – Our Free, No Cost Job Seeker Services

LIMA – Josh Luke gave us an update about Ohio Means Jobs Allen County and talked about the many services they offer.

May 26, 2022 – Ten Allen County students receives scholarships thanks to OMJ

LIMA – OhioMeansJobs Allen County presented 10 Allen County high school seniors with scholarships.  Each student…

May 10, 2022 – Job fair a success

LIMA — The job fair developed by Ohio Means Jobs could only be deemed a success…

May 10, 2022 – Allen County high school students can take advantage of Ohio Means Jobs career coaches at their schools

Hundreds of students participate in the latest Ohio Means Jobs Allen County Job Fair…

April 19, 2022 – Spring Career Fair

Josh Luke with OMJ Allen County tells us about the Spring Career Fair on May 10th. Be ready to interview and possibly get hired at the event…

April 8, 2022 – ALL group learns more about Ohio Means Jobs Allen County

The Allen Lima Leadership group learns that there is more to Ohio Means Jobs than helping people get jobs…

February 15, 2022 – Career Fair at UNOH

Ohio Means Jobs Allen County and UNOH have teamed up for a Career – Job Fair for students… alumni and the public

January 19, 2022 – Bluffton chamber January meeting on hiring

At the January 14 Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce meeting, board treasurer…

January 18, 2022 – OMJ Job Coaches on Area College Campuses

OMJ Job Coaches can help students find an internship and jobs. They have offices set up on the UNOH and Bluffton University campuses…

January 4, 2022 – Ohio Means Jobs Allen County is promoting “New Year – New Career”

“New Year New Career” is the goal of Ohio Means Jobs Allen County. There are 2,100 jobs…

December 21, 2021 – OhioMeansJobs 

Alexandra Brooks from Ohio Means Jobs Allen County is here to talk about videos that give a preview of Allen County businesses and help recruit workers to fill positions!

November 16, 2021 – Hire a Veteran | |

Josh Luke from OMJ Allen County and Jonathan Nichols from General Dynamics talk…

November 15, 2021 – Allen County Job and Family Services and OMJ Allen County get visit from State Director

The state director of the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services made a stop in Lima on Monday…

November 3, 2021 – Ohio Means Jobs Allen County working on ways to address unemployment rate

Ohio Means Jobs Allen County is currently working on ways to address unemployment rates in the county…

October 19, 2021 – Joe Patton OMJ Allen County

Joe tells us about the jobs open and the available business service dollars to help recruit employees

September 30, 2021 – OMJ Allen and Hancock County Present Check to GROB Systems

OhioMeansJobs in Allen and Hancock County teamed up to assist GROB Systems in Bluffton with Incumbent Worker Training funding for 2nd year apprentices at their facility!

September 21, 2021 – OMJ Allen County High School Job Coaches

Find out more about the Job Coach program with Ohio Means Jobs Allen County working with high school seniors and their careers.

August 26, 2021 – OMJ at the Allen County Fair

Josh Luke from OMJ Allen County gave us an update on the jobs available in our area…

August 17, 2021 – OMJ Allen County Bonus Stipend Program

Josh Luke has the details of partnerships and programs to get people back in the workforce…

July 30, 2021 – Benefit Cliff Expanding in Ohio

Allen County’s model to end the benefit cliff is expanding in Ohio…

July 20, 2021 – OMJ Healthcare Grants

Jessie Doyle with Ohio Means Jobs Allen County has details about a grant for the healthcare field to train and uptrain employees…

July 7, 2021 – Ohio Means Jobs offering training opportunity for rural healthcare employers

Ohio Means Jobs offers training for employees at local healthcare facilities…

May 18, 2021 – Ohio Means Jobs Allen County

Joe Patton say there are plenty of jobs now is the time to apply and have great choices…

May 17, 2021 – Ohio Means Jobs Allen County presents scholarship to local high school senior

Allen East High School held a Scholarship and Academic Awards Night for students with one local organization giving out a scholarship…

April 20, 2021 – Joe Patton OMJ Allen County

Joe Patton from Ohio Means Jobs Allen County tells us about a large number of jobs available locally and the need to fill them…

April 16, 2021 – Allen Lima Leadership learning about Ohio Means Jobs Allen County

It was all business as the Allen Lima Leadership class visited Ohio Means Jobs Allen County….

April 8, 2021 – Ohio Means Jobs Allen County reports record number of job opportunities available in the area

The number of employment opportunities with a 10-mile area of Lima has reached a record high…

March 16, 2021 – Financial Literacy 

OhioMeansJobs Allen County and Superior Credit Union have partnered for free Financial Literacy videos…

March 11, 2021 – Lima Allen County Chamber and OMJ working together to assist regional businesses

Two business-minded agencies working together to promote workforce development and job growth in Lima Allen County…

February 16, 2021 – Employment Incentive Program with OMJ Allen County

Jessie Doyle from Ohio Means Jobs Allen County explains a program that started here that is being rolled out across the state- the Employment Incentives Program…

January 22, 2021 – Ohio Means Jobs receives grant to fulfill healthcare positions

The U.S. Department of Labor has given out grants to multiple Ohio counties to assist in their healthcare workforce needs. Ohio Means Jobs in Allen County has received over…

January 19, 2021 – Ohio Means Jobs Outlook for 2021

Jessie Doyle talks about the job openings and how one company is ready to hire

January 12, 2021 – Apollo recognizes Ohio Means Jobs

LIMA — The Apollo Educational Foundation has recognized its long-standing relationship with Ohio Means Jobs by unveiling a plaque Tuesday…

January 7, 2021 – Logoplaste Lima now hiring for start up positions

A new company in Allen County is ready to start the hiring process…

December 15, 2020 – Ohio Means Jobs Allen County will have an office on the campus of UNOH to help students with their job hunt after graduation

December 9, 2020 – Ohio Means Jobs moves onto UNOH campus

LIMA — Ohio Means Jobs-Allen County job coaches are now on campus at the University of Northwestern Ohio, mentoring students…

December 8, 2020 – UNOH and Ohio Means Jobs team up to help students find employment in chosen career field

The goal is to get more college students placed in jobs that meet their college degree goals…

November 18, 2020 – Job Coaches with Ohio Means Jobs Allen County

Find out what the Job Coaches do in the area high schools helping students with career moves…

September 15, 2020 – Job Openings in the Health Care Field

Joe Patton with Ohio Means Jobs Allen County says there is a big need to fill jobs at hospitals, nursing homes, and other health care settings….

September 8, 2020 – Ohio Means Jobs Allen County and the Greater Lima Region are partnering up to help the local healthcare field.

A regional marketing recruitment campaign is underway to find individuals to fill more than 200 healthcare-related positions…

August 18, 2020 – OhioMeansJobs Allen County

There are more than 1,900 jobs available in the region. Ohio Means Jobs Allen County can help you find that new career!

August 15, 2020 – Unemployment numbers are down and job opportunities are up

Unemployment numbers are going down across the state and right here in Allen County.

August 13, 2020 – Allen County Commissioner Greg Sneary

Commissioner Sneary talks about jobs in the county and getting more help in the Allen County Public Defenders’ office.

August 5, 2020 – Congressman Jim Jordan visit OhioMeansJobs   

July 16, 2020 – Child Care/Day Care Needs with OMJ

If you would like a career in child care, now is the time. There is a need for daycare and Ohio Means Jobs Allen County can help you get ready for the new job…

June 19, 2020 – Ohio Means Jobs awards scholarship to one lucky Perry High School graduate

Ohio Means Jobs is dedicated to helping people find career paths and now they are giving students a chance to land on their feet out of high school with a new scholarship program…

June 16, 2020 – Jessie Doyle talks about programs for employers to get the right employees and the training they need.

May 19, 2020 – Joe Patton tells us the OMJ Allen County office is open to help people find jobs and to help employers get workers.

Ohio Means Jobs Allen County now meeting one on one by appointment only

After 2-months of self-quarantine Ohio Means Jobs Allen County is now seeing clients…

March 17, 2020 – Joe Patton with OhioMeansJobs Allen County

Joe Patton talks about closing the lobby to OhioMeansJobs and Job and Family Services but they are still available to help clients…

March 16, 2020 – Allen County Job and Family Services & Ohio Means Jobs temporarily move to electronic services

The director of Allen County Job and Family Services and Ohio Means Jobs Allen County made the decision to lock the doors to the public…

February 18, 2020 – Ohio Means Jobs Allen County & Nutrien

Find out about training and help available for jobs locally like at Nutrien…

February 4, 2020 – Nutrien of Lima making investment in local workforce

Nutrien of Lima making a sizable investment in an agency that is working to build a stronger workforce in the region…

January 21, 2020 – Job Opportunities with General Dynamics

OhioMeansJobs- Allen County and General Dynamics are partnering to fill jobs at the JSMC…

January 20, 2020 – Employers excelling with Ohio Means Jobs Incumbent Worker Training

It’s the Incumbent Worker Training Program by Ohio Means Jobs that has employers excited about their employees. The program helps cover the cost of some type of training for employees that have worked in the organization for at least six months…

JANUARY 10, 2020 – Allen Lima Leadership learning about local job opportunities

Many were astonished to know there are 1,600 jobs available in the Lima region and that there is an agency that will help you find that job. The Allen Lima Leadership class through the Allen County Chamber of Commerce…

LIMA — The new and improved employment center for OhioMeansJobs and the Allen County Department of Jobs and Family Services is open for business…

DECEMBER 17, 2019 – Lima man excels through Ohio Means Jobs program to self-sufficiency without public assistance

In May of last year, Ohio Means Jobs launched an 18-month program, the Employment Incentives Program, to help transition clients off of public assistance benefits to become self sufficient. Now they have their first graduate of the program, Tyree Graves…
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