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Enter an email address that you want associated with your account.
Note: if you ever forget your password, you'll need your email address to
verify your account.
Enter a password that is easy for you to remember, but difficulty for others to guess. Your password must be between 8 and 20 characters long and must contain at least one upper case and one lower case letter, and number and/or symbol (excluding ' @ & - " <).
In this section you'll enter the basic information required to create an account at OhioMeansJobs.com. We can use some of the information in your resume(s) and networking profile, so you'll only need to enter it here.
If you select 'Active Duty' (please provide a discharge date), Veteran or Former National Guard/Reserves’, ‘Spouse of Veteran’ or Spouse of Active Duty Military, your resume will be marked with a Veteran icon indicating you have military experience (please provide a discharge date). You may be required to provide additional information to the state of Ohio to verify your military service. Please note that according to federal law, employers cannot discriminate based on past or present military status.
Date available signifies that you have completed all transition requirements from military service and is available to begin new employment opportunities in the private or public sector.
Please specify your current employment status. If you are currently unemployed and interested in or already receive unemployment benefits, you'll need to provide your date of birth and social security number.
You are not required to tell us your ethnicity or gender.
In this section, you'll provide information related to your career and education. You'll have an opportunity to update and expand upon this information when you create your resume.
Target Job Title
Enter the job title that most closely matches the job you're looking for. You'll have a chance to expand on this information later. In addition to helping you focus your job search, choosing a target job will help us to recommend possible job opportunities. Employers will also have access to this information, which will make it easier to match your resume with open positions.
Select the level that most clearly reflects where you are in your career. You can update this information as your career level changes.
Years of Experience
Enter your years of relevant work experience, relative to your target job.
Select the appropriate match:
- High School or Equivalent: Earned a high school diploma or GED (General Equivalency Diploma).
- Certification: Completed an organized program of study given by a recognized body or authority in a given subject area (i.e., MCSE, Java, CFA, Series 7, etc.).
- Vocational: Received training in a special skill to be pursued in a trade (i.e., mechanical, electrical, carpentry, etc.).
- Some College Coursework Completed: Attended college but has not graduated.
- Associate Degree: Completed undergraduate studies and earned a 2-year degree at an accredited institution.
- Bachelor's Degree: Completed undergraduate studies and earned a 4-year degree (i.e., BA, BS, etc.) at an accredited institution.
- Master's Degree: Completed post-college graduate studies and earned a master's level degree (i.e., MBA, etc.) at an accredited institution.
- Doctorate: Earned degree (i.e., PhD), title or rank of doctor from an accredited institution.
- Professional: Earned a professional degree (i.e., law, medical, dental, etc.) at an accredited institution.
A security clearance is a license issued by the head of a department, division, or agency of the federal government that provides the recipient with access to classified documents and/or secured facilities.
If you select 'Active Confidential', 'Active Secret', 'Active Top Secret', 'Active Top Secret/SCI', 'Active TS/SCI-CI Polygraph', 'Active TS/SCI-FS Polygraph' or 'Other Active Clearance' you will be listed in the resume search results of authorized employers who search based on Active Security Clearance and your resume will indicate that you have an Active Security Clearance. If you select 'None' or 'Inactive Clearance', your resume will indicate that you do not have an Active Security Clearance. If you have a public (searchable) resume, but would not like your security clearance status to be indicated on your resume, click '-SELECT-'.
The WorkKeys job skill assessment system is used to measure real-world skills. The system connects work skills, training, and testing for education and employers; makes it easier to meet the requirements of federal programs and legislation.
WorkKeys assessments will measure these foundational workplace skills:
- Applied Mathematics
- Applied Technology
- Business Writing
- Listening for Understanding
- Locating Information
- Reading for Information
- Workplace Observation
From the selection of WorkKeys assessments, please enter a value for all that you were given a score. It is not required to complete every one, as it may not apply to you. When you have completed entering in all of your assessments and associated scores, click on “Submit”. All of the information you entered, with respect to WorkKeys, will now appear in your profile, and will be available for employers to see.