Job & Family Services Office of Workforce Development
Job Seekers

The Office of Workforce Development (OWD) offers a variety of services, provided by county, state, and various partners to people seeking employment.

OhioMeansJobs centers offer resource rooms with access to computers, office equipment, job-related workshops, supportive services, individual training accounts, and other activities.

For help with any of our services, please contact your OhioMeansJobs center.  

See a sample of our services and click on the programs or services listed below for more information.

Programs and services:

Eligible training providers use the Workforce Inventory of Education and Training (WIET) system to list their training services to individuals who can also search for approved training programs.

Employment Services, through the Wagner-Peyser Act, provides labor exchange services, such as job search assistance, job referral, and placement assistance for job seekers, and recruitment services for employers with job openings.

Labor Market Information has tools and information on wages, expected openings, and training options for occupations in Ohio.

Migrant and Seasonal Farm Worker services has information for those working or interested in agricultural jobs.

OhioMeansAccessibility.com offers links to resources for individuals with disabilities.

OhioMeansJobs.com is a free site where you can post your resume so employers can find you; search for job openings, internships, and apprenticeships; view job fairs; and register for workshops.

OhioMeansJobs.com Virtual Job Fairs - A way to connect with employers hiring now.

Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment Program provides intensive reemployment assistant to individuals receiving unemployment and likely to exhaust their benefits before becoming reemployed.

Trade program helps workers who have lost or may lose their jobs as a result of foreign trade, with opportunities to obtain the skills, credentials, resources, and support to become reemployed.

Veterans' workforce services alleviate unemployment and underemployment for veterans and other eligible persons.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) increases opportunities for adults, youth, and dislocated workers.