Dealing with unemployment due to the coronavirus crisis? Visit the Ohio Department of Job and Family services page on Coronavirus and Unemployment Insurance Benefits.
Check out more resources on filing for unemployment in Ohio.
Need help with your small business? Visit the City of Columbus Economic Development Division to download the "COVID-19 Small Business Resource Guide."
Need more help? From skill building to resumes to interviewing, library staff can answer any job search question. Ask Us online and you will receive a response within 12-24 business hours.
Use these library and online resources to assist you in your job search.
Job hunting and career guidance
Central Ohio jobs
Job hunting on the web
Resumes, cover letters and interviews
Where the jobs are: Employer directories
Central Ohio networking groups
Job training and education
lynda.com offers courses and online video tutorials (complete with captions and searchable transcripts), including the most current and popular software programs from Apple, Microsoft, Adobe and more.
Filing for unemployment in Ohio
If you've recently lost your job, you may qualify for unemployment. Below are some sites that can help you through the process of filing an unemployment compensation claim.
Wage, salary and relocation information
Striking out on your own
Looking for a legal form? This database provides a wide selection of legal forms specific to Ohio, as well as multi-state forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord/tenant, patents and power of attorney.
Related job hunting subjects
Browse the library catalog or the shelves using these links and Dewey numbers.
- Business Networks: 650.14
- Civil Service Positions— United States: 353.001, 351.3
- College Graduates— Employment: 650.14
- Cover Letters: 650.14
- Employment— Interviewing: 650.14
- Executives— Recruiting: 650.14, 658.3111, 658.407
- Internship Programs: 331.259
- Job Hunting: 331.702, 650.14
- Job Hunting— Computer Network Resources: 025.0665, 650.14
- Job Hunting— United States— Directories (i.e. employer directories): 331.128, 331.2, 338.7, 620.0023
- Resumes (Employment): 650.14
- Social Networks: 650.14