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Tools / Overview

For your Job Search, OhioMeansJobs Lake County provides:

Job Search Assistance. Resume & Cover Letter Assistance Interviewing Techniques Assistance Interest & Skill Review Employment Service Counselors are available for guidance. List of Local Hiring Events (job fairs, local job openings, etc.)Tutorials to learn computer skills and software Computers available for job seekers. Phones, Scanner, Copier, & Fax machine available to contact employers. ESOL (English for speakers of other languages):  To practice lessons or use Rosetta Stone, visit the Career Center GED (General Education Diploma):  Links to agencies to help you get your GED

OhioMeansJobs Lake County Overview

Area Employers

AT&T UVerse

Auburn Career Center


Avery Dennison

Best Buy

Big Lots

BJ’s Wholesale Club

Cast Nylon Ltd.

Classic Automotive Group

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland State University

Dillards Department Stores

Fedex / Kinkos

Giant Eagle

Holden Arboretum

Home Depot

Huntington National Bank


Jenniffer & Company

Kucera International

Ladies & Gentlement Salon & Day Spa

Lake Business Products

Lake Erie College

Lake Health Systems

Lake Metro Parks

Lakeland Community College

Lincoln Electric

Longhorn Steak House



Malish Corporation

Meister Media

Olive Garden

Progressive Insurance

Red Lobster

Roll Kraft

RW Sidley

Slabe Machine Products

Spectrum/Time Warner cable
Steris Corp.

TJX Jobs – A.J. Wright, HomeGoods, Marshalls, & T.J. Maxx

Transfer Express

University Hospital

University of Akron

US Post Office

Verizion Wireless

WalMart / SAMS Club

Wiseco Piston


Youngstown State University


Training Provider/Program List

GED (General Educational Development) Links:

Ohio Department of Education – GED

Get answers to questions like:  How do I get my GED?  Where do I take the GED? Where can I find GED practice sites? How do I get official GED transcripts?  How do I get official GED duplicate diplomas?

Ohio Department of Education – GED Testing Centers

Auburn / ABLE GED Information

Painesville ABLE GED Preparation

GED Classes in Ohio – Guide for a Better Educated America

Adult Education

Auburn Career Center

Cleveland State University

Lake Erie College

Lakeland Community College

University of Akron

Youngstown State University

Resource Links

OhioMeansJobs (OMJ) Links:

Search For Jobs Tips

Career Exploration

How Do I?

Unemployment Links:

Ohio Unemployment Compensation

Unemployment Compensation Claim Information

Computer Learning Links:

Also use comprehensive computer tutorial software on the Career Center computers.  These include Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, QuickBooks, and many more.

Computer Tutorials


Area Newspapers:

News Herald

Plain Dealer

Star Beacon

Other Links:

211 Lake County / Lifeline Inc.

ASVAB Career Exploration

Career One Stop

Career One-Stop – Employer Locator

Lake County Department of Job & Family Services (LCDJFS)

OCIS (Ohio Career Information System)

Ohio Benefit Application

Ohio JFS Office of Workforce Development

Ohio Labor Market Information

Ohio Office of Child Support

O*NET OnLine

Today’s Military
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program


ABLE (Adult Basic Literacy Education)

Auburn Career Center

Community Services Block Grant

Goodwill Industries

Lakeland Community College

Lake County Department of Job & Family Services

Lake County Economic Development Center/Port Authority

Lake County Metropolitan Housing Authority

Mature Services

Ohio Department of Job & Family Services
Opportunities for Ohioans With Disabilities (OOD) (formerly ORSC)

Frequently Asked Questions:

This program sounds too good to be true, what’s the catch?

This is a federally funded program designed to assist people in gaining employment.  It is a great opportunity for you to utilize, there is no catch.

What is the first thing I need to do if I think I may need training?

Come in and use our learning lab for job search and speak with a professional career advisor.

I have to travel too far, are there OhioMeansJobs Career Centers in other places?

Yes, most counties have a OhioMeansJobs Career Center.  Many are located at the local JFS (Job and Family Services) offices.  Go to to access an Ohio map, then click on the County closest to you.

Where do I go for help in receiving a GED?

You may always start at the Career Center at OhioMeansJobs Lake County for answers.  If we can’t help you directly, we will refer you to one of our partner agencies.

How and where do I file for Unemployment?

Office of Unemployment Compensation.  You may access their site at

Where is OhioMeansJobs Lake County located?

Employment & Training Division

Lake County Job & Family Services

177 Main Street

Painesville, OH 44077

(440) 350-4000 Main

(440) 918-4219 Lake County West Area

(440) 428-4838 Lake County East Area

Where do I go with child support questions?

For answers, go to the Lake County Job and Family Services website (

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