Tips on Finding a Job in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky


REMEMBER:
  1. Finding a Job is a Full Time Job
  2. Networking is a Critical Skill
  3. 80% of Jobs are Not Listed

1)  Join Job Search Focus Group

  • Attend the Weekly Meetings and NETWORK
  • Use the JSFG website for information and resources
  • "LIKE" us on Facebook for job search advice
  • "FOLLOW" us on Twitter for job opportunities
  • Take advantage of JSFG benefits like:
    • Jobs email list

2)  Join and Prepare a LinkedIn Profile

3) Join the Job Search Focus Group email list

4)  Three Things to Do When Searching For a Job

5) More resources

Quick Start Guide

* Formally Join Us

Give Back: Volunteer 6 Hours Each Month.  Give time to a committee (Speaker, Finance, Membership, or Orientation)

Membership Dues: $10.00 per Quarter


* Learn Basic Job Search Skills

Cincinnati Career Network/Jewish Vocational Services:  Free; non denominational: Assist in all areas of career search

Immaculate Heart of Mary: Job Search Ministry, training

* Discover Your Strengths

Take the Soar from Strengths workshop, which includes Gallup's Strengths Finder assessment, reports on your unique top-5 natural strengths, workbook and an educational and entertaining workshop.  This workshop is offered to new members on a regular basis.  

Incorporate your top strengths into LinkedIn profile, resume and/or business cards.

* Order Business Cards
 
              Try one of the following:

        http://Vistaprint.com

        Local Office Stores (Kinkos, OfficeMax and Staples.)     

* Contact Us

    Our office is staffed Monday through Friday from 9:00 – 3:00 with helpful volunteers who would be more than happy to answer any questions you might have about JSFG. 

    Email Us at JSFG Office or visit the Contact US page for further details

Workforce Investment Act (WIA)

Area One Stops
Super Jobs
Central Parkway


513 731-9800
1916 Central Parkway Cincinnati, OH 45214
Mondays at 9am No appointment necessary
www.superjobs.com
513 631-3062
Workforce One
of Butler County



4631 Dixie Hwy (SR 4) Fairfield, OH 45014
Tuesdays at 10am and Thursdays at 1pm
No appointment necessary   513 785-6500 
www.workforceoneofbutlercounty.com
Workforce One
of Clermont County


513 943-3000
756 Old State Route 74 Cincinnati, OH 45245
Wednesdays at 2pm No appointment necessary
www.workforceoneclermont.com
Workforce One
of Warren County


513 695-1130
300 E. Silver St. Lebanon, OH 45036
Mondays at 9am No appointment necessary
www.ohioworkforce.com
One Stop N. Kentucky
Florence-----------------------
Covington 
CVG



859 371-0808

8020 Veterans Memorial Dr. Florence, KY 41042
Tuesdays at 9am call to set appointment
www.nkyonestop.org


A final note about dealing with these different agencies: You should call the agency that serves the area in which you live. Also, each agency conducts their operations differently and some are more efficient than others. Patience and persistence can pay big dividends.