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Library Hosting Open Interview Event

1 Dec , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

The Mansfield/Richland County Public Library may be looking for you.

The Library is holding a large Open Interview Event next week at their Ontario Branch, located at 2221 Village Mall Drive.

The one night experience will allow applicants the opportunity to speak directly with a hiring manager. Be sure to bring your resume, credentials, and references — and, as the Library notes, a smile as well!


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Virtual Job Fair Coming

7 Apr , 2021  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center, in partnership with GOAL Digital Academy, is pleased to announce a virtual job fair that will take place on April 16 from 9 AM until noon.The virtual job fair will allow participants to visit one location to learn about the many job opportunities available in area school districts for the 2021-2022 school year.

Registration is open now at this link, and will close at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, April 14th. Interested participants must live in Ohio and be licensed or able to be licensed in Ohio to attend. The meeting Zoom link will be emailed to each registered candidate on the evening of Thursday, April 15th and again the morning of Friday, April 16.

Participants will attend the overview session from 9:00 – 10:00 am to learn about current job openings at area school districts. During the overview session, they will be able to schedule a time slot to talk with the school representative of their choice. More…

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Richland County Unemployment Rate Remains Stable In December

28 Jan , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

The pandemic continues to have an impact in terms of employment in Richland and contiguous counties, but in different ways.

The unemployment rates continue to remain stable or actually fall locally, according to information released this week by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, but the sectors in which people are employed continues to shift. Richland County’s rate increased slightly — from November’s 5.5% to December’s 5.6%

Across Ohio, the trend was up in unemployment percentages, with over two-third of Ohio counties seeing increases. The highest rate was in Noble County is southeast Ohio, at 7.7%; the lowest was Holmes County at 2.7%. More…

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Ohio’s Minimum Wage To Rise By 10 Cents Per Hour In 2021

27 Dec , 2020  

By Tyler Buchanan, Ohio Capital Journal

The Ohio minimum wage will rise by 10 cents to $8.80 per hour in 2021.

That will be the wage for non-tipped employees. Tipped workers will earn $4.35 per hour plus tips in 2021.

Ohio workers under the age of 16 will make the federal minimum wage, which is $7.25 per hour.

Ohio’s minimum wage rises gradually each year to match the rate of inflation, per a state constitutional amendment implemented in 2007. The minimum wage that year was $6.85; it has gone up nearly $2 in the 14 years since. More…


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ODJFS Posts Own Jobs Without Benefits During Pandemic

19 Dec , 2020  

By Boniface Womber and Bonnie Jean Feldkamp

NOTE: This article is from Eye on Ohio, the nonprofit, nonpartisan Ohio Center for Journalism. Please join their free mailing list, as this helps provide more public service reporting.

Amid a raging pandemic, Ohio’s agency responsible for looking out for workers’ welfare has started posting full-time temporary jobs with no benefits for its own workforce. More…

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ODOT District Three Seeking Full Time, Temporary Technicians

8 Sep , 2020  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

The Ohio Department of Transportation District Three office is seeking full-time, temporary Highway Technicians in the following counties:  Ashland, Crawford, Erie, Lorain, Medina, Richland, Wayne.

The rate of pay is $18.05 an hour.  Participants typically work 40 hours per week, more if snow and ice events, and may work up to 1000 hours maximum. More…


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Law You Can Use: Returning To Work During The COVID-19 Pandemic

20 Jul , 2020  

By: David Truman, Ohio Capital Journal

Whether you’ve been working from home or laid off during the coronavirus pandemic, the decision of whether to return to the workplace pushes on the need for regular income and pulls at fears of the pandemic.

How do you decide? The details matter, and every situation is different, but these factors are important to consider in virtually every case.

Losing Unemployment Eligibility More…

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Are Mansfield’s Six Figure Incomes Shrinking?

9 Mar , 2020  

It’s never fun here at 1812Blockhouse to share news of a report that has challenging figures about the north central Ohio economy. On the other hand, we recognize that our readers want all news that might give them information important for their lives and careers.

A recent report by retail platform Volusion, based on data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, looked at the number of employees in the country’s 358 metro areas who make a six figure salary. The report noted that the largest concentration of declines in that figure is in the Midwest and on the East Coast. More…

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Ohio In-Demand Jobs List Updated, Interactive Feature Launched

18 Dec , 2019  

On Monday, Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced the launch of Ohio’s updated In-Demand Jobs List. The list was created through a collaboration between the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation (OWT) and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS). Lt. Governor Husted serves as Director of the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation.

Jobs in north central Ohio are certainly included. More…

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Assistance Available for Veterans Seeking Jobs in Ohio

10 Nov , 2019  

With Veterans Day approaching, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) reminds Ohio veterans of the assistance available to them through the agency’s programs, including a recent law change that allows spouses of transferred military members to collect unemployment benefits if the move forces them to quit their job.

“As a military-friendly employer and the state agency charged with providing employment services to veterans, we understand many of the challenges military families face,” said ODJFS Director Kimberly Hall. “We salute all veterans and military spouses for the sacrifices they have made.” More…


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Mid-Ohio Holding Annual Job Fair This Friday

14 Mar , 2019  

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is holding its 15th annual job fair to recruit seasonal employees for key positions and specialty areas during its 2019 race season. It takes place this Friday, March 15 from 2 PM to 5 PM EDT and Saturday, March 16 from 9 AM to 12 Noon EDT in the Mid-Ohio Tower located in the garage area of the track. Those interested in attending should enter through Gate 3 of the track off Steam Corners Road. More…

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JobsOhio Shares 2017 Results

5 Mar , 2018  

From JobsOhio:

Companies across the United States and the world are recognizing that making Ohio home offers a competitive advantage. Last week JobsOhio, a nonprofit corporation designed to drive job creation and new capital investment in Ohio, released its 2017 results. More…

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Mansfield Police Accepting Patrol Officer Applications

4 Mar , 2018  

The Mansfield Division of Police is accepting applications for OPOTA Certified Officers for the position of Patrol Officer. Candidates must possess a valid OPOTA Basic Peace Officer Certificate and a valid driver’s license. More…


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Job Fair Is Wednesday

23 May , 2017  

A local Job Fair is on tap for this Wednesday. Join 60 great local employers who will be on hand from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Mid Ohio Educational Service Center and ready to hire.

All levels of employment will be available, including manufacturing, health care, professional, retail/service, and non-profit positions. Attendees are encouraged to bring resumes, dress professionally, and come prepared to interview. More…

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Ohio Business And Career Expo On May 17

14 May , 2017  

NOTE – Updated information included

Richland County job hunters might want to make a trip south later this month.

Job seekers are invited to explore career opportunities available from more than 50 government agencies, universities, construction firms and apprenticeship programs at the Ohio Business and Career Expo being held from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM on May 17 at the Ohio Expo Center’s Cardinal Hall, 717 E. 17th Ave., Columbus. More…