Jeremy Knisely, Matt Owens, and Matthew Swimeley were all military men. Jeremy and Matthew were both in the Air Force while Matt served in the Navy. Now, they all have positions at OhioMeansJobs. Entering civilian life can be difficult after a life of serving one’s country, but these three men show how with guidance and direction, the transition from military life to civilian employment is possible. OhioMeansJobs is dedicated to opening doors to career opportunities tailored for veterans–careers that inspire them and help them step into a future that values their military service and skills. In this blog edition, these three [...]
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Accustomed to a regimented environment driven by a clear sense of purpose and mission, those who have served in our armed forces often don’t know what to pursue work-wise after their service ends. If you’re in your post-military years, you may be wondering what career could feel as missional, purposeful, and team-based as serving our country in the military. At OhioMeansJobs, we have a solution for your post-military career: the logistics sector. In this blog edition, we will explore the parallels between military work and logistics careers. Veterans, a job in logistics might be just what you’re seeking as you navigate [...]
As one of the fastest-growing career clusters, the logistics industry is a major driver in the United States economy. According to the BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS, which compares job-related statistics across sixteen career clusters nationwide, the logistics sector had the sixth most job openings between 2012 and 2022, coming in after only these sectors: hospitality/tourism, business management and administration, marketing, health sciences, and architecture/construction. In the state of Ohio, jobs in the logistics/transportation industry rank even higher: 5th on Ohio’s “Top Jobs” list. And, with the continued rise of e-commerce in the post-Covid years, the industry responsible for getting goods from [...]
The logistics industry–encompassing the production, shipment, and distribution of products–is an essential sector in Ohio's economy. Supporting a vast range of businesses and industries throughout the state, this industry offers a diverse range of career opportunities, from warehouse operations to transportation management and supply chain planning. Why Ohio? With its strong transportation infrastructure that includes highways, railways, and airports and its central location, Ohio is an attractive location for logistics businesses. Ohio is home to many logistics companies, including major players such as FedEx, UPS, and DHL and smaller, locally-owned logistics companies. In order to run smoothly, the logistics sector needs [...]
Do you long for a stable, well-paying and in-demand job that will ensure a secure future for you and your family? We know that in the midst of going to your current job each day or in the process of looking for work that it is difficult to determine a field that will satisfy all these needs on your own. OhioMeansJobs is here for you to help pave the way. We will be highlighting some opportunities for Ohioans right here on our quarterly blog. Our current focus is the logistics industry. Not sure what that encompasses? Think about all the goods [...]
Last Updated: October 25, 2020 Ohio COVID-19 Risk-Level Guidance for the Public Governor DeWine announced that going forward, Ohio will maintain vital, necessary baseline orders to control the spread of COVID-19 while also implementing a new alert system. The Ohio Public Health Advisory System will provide local health departments and community leaders data and information to combat flare-ups as they occur in different parts of the state. The system consists of four levels that provide Ohioans with guidance as to the severity of the problem in the counties in which they live. For more information Click Here [...]