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Frequently Asked Questions

What is OhioMeansJobs Lorain County?
OhioMeansJobs Lorain County is a partnership of organizations that have joined together to deliver a comprehensive system of high quality, customer-friendly services designed to meet your education, training, employment or supportive services needs.

OhioMeansJobs Lorain County
42495 N. Ridge Road, Elyria, OH  44035
Phone:  440-324-5244

Who can use the services offered by OhioMeansJobs Lorain County?
Anyone looking for a job or considering a career change can use the services offered by OhioMeansJobs Lorain County.

What are the benefits of using OhioMeansJobs Lorain County?
OhioMeansJobs Lorain County is committed to making access to services easier and your employment search more effective by providing:

  • One-Stop Convenience
  • Trained, Professional Staff
  • Choice of Self-Directed or Staff-Assisted Services
  • Current Career and Job Search Resources
  • Free Internet Access for Job or Career-Related Activities

What services does OhioMeansJobs Lorain County Offer?
OhioMeansJobs Lorain County offers:

  • Information about Job Openings, Skills and Education Requirements,
    Wages and Benefits
  • Resume Preparation and Job Interviewing Skills
  • Job Referral and Placement
  • Skill and Interest Inventories
  • Career Information and Guidance
  • Current Employment Data and Trends
  • Assistance in Identifying Financial Resources to Support Your Employment,
    Education and Training-Related Expenses
  • Connections to Community Resources
  • Job Search Workshops and Seminars

Can OhioMeansJobs Lorain County help me choose a career path?
OhioMeansJobs Lorain County offers a comprehensive career planning process that includes a skill and career interest assessment followed by a one-on-one counseling session with a career planning professional. The Career Lab offers Internet access and the latest in software programs to help you build skills, conduct research and explore your career options.

What type of job openings will be posted with OhioMeansJobs Lorain County?
OhioMeansJobs Lorain County strives to host the most complete list of job openings available in the area.  Positions will vary from entry level to highly skilled technical jobs and professional opportunities.  Openings may require minimum skill levels, vocational and technical school certification, or a degree from an institution of higher education.

Is there a fee for using OhioMeansJobs Lorain County?
No. Services are available at no cost.  When another need is identified—such as training or advanced education—our staff works with customers to determine if there are financial resources available.

How do I get started?
You can call OhioMeansJobs Lorain County at 440-324-5244 or stop in at 42495 N. Ridge Road, Elyria for more information. Business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.