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Frequently Asked Questions
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Where are you located?
OhioMeansJobs Allen County & Allen County Job and Family Services is located at 951 Commerce Parkway. Lima, Ohio 45804.
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Do you only assist job seekers and employers with entry-level positions?
We help job seekers at every level of their career. There are currently 1,791 jobs available within a 10-mile radius of Lima, Ohio.
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Do you assist with professional level positions?
Over 36% of the jobs within a 10-mile radius of Lima, Ohio have income over $50K. Over 10% of the jobs within a 10-mile radius of Lima, Ohio have income over $80K. There are positions available such as CEOs, Assistant Directors, Executive Directors, Administrative Assistants, Director of Human Resources, Engineering Manager and many more!
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What type of positions do you assist job seekers and employers with?
There are many industries such as Healthcare, Retail, Manufacturing, Education, Professional, Food & Hotel, Finance & Insurance and so much more available! We are here to help connect job seekers with employers and find the right candidate for our employers.
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Are you a temporary service?
No, we assist job seekers obtain permanent full time positions.
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Are you able to assist with unemployment claims?
Unemployment is handled by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, not your local County office. We can assist with getting you connected to this resource.
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Do you provide assistance with paying for school?
We have resources available to assist with in-demand certifications, associates degree, or the last two years of a bachelors degree. Please reach out to Brittany Eshleman for more information by calling (419) 999-0254 or via email at Brittany.Eshleman@jfs.ohio.gov
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Do you have a printer I can use?
We have printers, fax machines, and copy machines available free of charge for job related purposes.
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Do you charge for your services?
No, all of our job seeker and employer services are free of charge.
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What does an appointment with a Career Consultant look like?
An appointment with a Career Consultant will cover a variety of topics regarding your individual needs as a job seeker. It typically includes the creation of an account through ohiomeansjobs, resume updates/creation and job searching assistance.
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How involved are Career Consultants in my job search?
The level of involvement of your Career Consultant will vary depending on the amount of assistance you would like. The Career Consultant can contact you weekly, monthly, or yearly, for as long or short as you would like.