Ohio Department of Family & Job Services: The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services offers a wide range of assistance, including unemployment compensation, health care, cash assistance, food assistance, child care, child support enforcement and administration, and employment and training assistance.
Ohio Here To Help: A one-stop source of information for Ohio’s unemployed workers and their families, Ohio Here to Help provides information on topics such as jobs, money, food assistance, health care, housing, transportation, child care, veterans’ services, legal services, clothing assistance, and youth employment. The research section "The Good News on Ohio Jobs" features current and archived news stories about Ohio’s economy, people and businesses.
Career Accelerator @ LearningExpressLibrary: Create a free account using the username and password of your choice. Career Accelerator features an Occupation Matcher and Explorer, cover letter and resume builders, interview preparation advice, and a job search interface that pulls listings from dozens of job boards. LearningExpress Library is also a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons—students and adult learners—succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. Courses include Microsoft Office, business writing, and test preparation for nursing, law enforcement, electrical, plumbing, teaching, and real estate licensure and certification. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.
Learning Express Library. Test preparation materials and interactive practice exams that will help you improve your scores on academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams.
Mango Languages. Mango is an online language learning system that teaches practical conversation skills for real communication. It's a fast, easy, and effective way to learn to speak a foreign language. Basic courses are offered for 61 foreign and 17 ESL languages, with most including more in-depth Complete courses as well.
Ohio Web Library: Ohio Web Library includes: almanacs, encyclopedias, dictionaries, health trends and reference resources, general interest journals and magazines, sciences trends and data, U.S. events and issues, geographic data, economic data, business magazines and journals, technology trends and reference resources, Ohio events and issues, great literature, and world events and issues.
Online Resources for Job seekers:
Ottawa County Job Stores: This organization provides assistance to anyone who is looking for new or different employment, as well as to offer services to our area businesses.
Ohio Means Jobs: This site, run by the state of Ohio, has compiled electronic job opportunities from all of the major commercial job boards, niche industries, national and Ohio fortune 100 companies, and state of Ohio jobs into one location
USAJobs: This is the official job site of the United States Federal Government. It offers job listings as well as information on government career exploration, opportunities for people with special needs and the ins and outs of how the Federal government maintains its workforce.