OhioMeansJobs Website Updated with New Features

COLUMBUS, Ohio – New user-friendly features have been added to OhioMeansJobs.com for a faster, streamlined approach to connecting unemployed Ohioans with jobs while helping employers identify new talent.

“This improved resource will help connect Ohioans with a new job so they are able to provide their families with the best opportunity right here in Ohio,” Gov. Mike DeWine said in announcing the new features.

New website features include:

  • User focused dashboards: All three user types – Job Seeker, Employer and Student – will have centralized dashboards to give up-to-date reports on their status. These dashboards will include Tasks like Uploading Resumes, Applying for Jobs, Creating Career Plans and Summaries showing scholarships saved or submitted job applications. It will also show available tools and resources tailored to the user’s specific needs.
  • Tasks and alerts: This feature builds a foundation for a return engagement and customized messaging. This includes applying for jobs and uploading resumes. This integration will highlight the tasks needed to be completed, while most efficiently searching for jobs.
  • Single sign-on using OH|ID: With the integration of OH|ID, OhioMeansJobs users will now have access to a wider range of resources, connecting them instantly with multiple state agencies. Staffing agencies and third-party recruiters now can use one account to toggle between multiple employers. Previously they had to manage multiple accounts. OH|ID also automatically saves people’s information as they are setting up their accounts.
  • User tutorial: When a new user logs in, there is a guided walk-through of website capabilities to ensure users leverage all the available tools.

“This update will provide enhanced security and privacy features,” said Matthew Damschroder, director of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. “It also will create a more streamlined experience to make it easier for individuals to find what they need to take full advantage of OhioMeansJobs.com resources and tools.”

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.