Press Release: In-Demand Jobs Week

For Immediate Release

Friday, May 3, 2019

Summit and Medina Counties Celebrate ‘In-Demand Jobs Week’ May 6-10, 2019

The second annual In-Demand Jobs Week of Summit and Medina Counties, a statewide celebration of jobs, industries, and skills that are in-demand in Ohio, will be held May 6-10, 2019.  Throughout the week, both Counties will host various career, skills, and interview events within for high-growth industry sectors, as well as open houses, workshops, and job fairs.

The daily events will primarily focus on the fields of transportation, manufacturing, healthcare, and other emerging occupations, while also providing opportunities to learn about free services available at the Summit and Medina OhioMeansJobs centers, including apprenticeships, and dressing for success. Participants will also have a chance to talk with various employers, contractors, apprentices, and instructors.

“In-Demand Jobs Week provides a fantastic opportunity for job seekers and students to learn about high-growth industry careers,” said County Executive Ilene Shapiro. “Summit County has so much to offer in education and job training and we hope our residents will take advantage of the opportunities offered this week.”

Those Summit County residents interested in learning more can begin their search for employment or training by visiting the OhioMeansJobs Center, located at 1040 East Tallmadge Avenue in Akron or by calling 330-633-1050.  In Medina County, residents can visit their OhioMeansJobs center at 60 Public Square, 3rd Floor in Medina or call 330-723-9675.

In-Demand Jobs week is also beneficial for Summit and Medina County businesses and employers. Local businesses and companies will have the chance to build a talent pool by meeting prospective employees and generating interest and knowledge in local job opportunities within their respective industries.

“Medina County is pleased to take part in the In-Demand Jobs Week efforts,” said Medina County Commissioner Colleen Swedyk. “Job creation for our companies is a primary focus of the Economic Development Corporation of Medina County, which is working closely with our existing free resources within our public agencies to fill the open positions and meet other needs. We encourage Job Seekers and Companies to contact our local OhioMeansJobs Medina County center to find out more about the extensive services.”

For more information about the Summit and Medina OhioMeansJobs Centers, please visit or

For more information on Medina County’s Interactive In-Demand Jobs Week Calendar CLICK HERE.

For more information on Summit County’s Interactive In-Demand Jobs Week Calendar CLICK HERE.

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