North Coast Job Seekers is a job search support group for professionals in transition or those who are currently employed but seeking new career options. We provide tools, tips, resources, techniques and networking opportunities to help maximize a job search. If in transition, or want to explore new career options, we encourage attending North Coast Job Seekers meetings.


"North Coast" refers to the geographic region of NE Ohio, particularly the metropolitan Cleveland area (which is on the shores of Lake Erie, hence the "North Coast" of the U.S.). However the resources available here are offered to any who might benefit from them.

Special Announcement

In-Person Resumé Workshop

Monday, July 22, 2024

7:30 – 9:00pm

6060 Rockside Woods Blvd N, Ste 105

Independence, OH 44131

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North Coast Job Seekers Meetings

2nd & 4th Mondays of each Month

7:30 to 9:00pm


Currently Meeting Virtually in Zoom Meetings

Zoom Meeting Link:



Monday, July 22, 2024

7:30 – 9:00pm EDT
North Coast Job Seekers Meeting


In-Person Resumé Workshop

Review and Improve Your Resume with Experienced Reviewers

In-Person Gathering will be at

Sandler Training by MP Solutions

6060 Rockside Woods Blvd N #105

Independence, OH

NCJS has recruited a group of highly experienced and skilled resumé experts to provide you with one-on-one, personalized reviews of your resumé or CV. Your resumé is one of your most important elements of the job search and with today's technologies many documents are screened out before they ever reach a human for review. Whether it is due to simple spelling or grammar errors, organization of information, formatting, or unedited content, it is essential to have the best resumé possible. One of the most common errors is skipping the step of having a proofreader/editor review your resumé. Our team of experts will offer a review for all of these and more in order to help you have the best possible representation of your experience, skills, and fit for your next job.




In order to take greatest advantage of this opportunity, you need to arrive with the BEST VERSION of your resumé in hand. There are countless online tools and references for resumé writing – use those to polish your resumé prior to this workshop. Our reviewers can then offer their expertise to help bring yours to the top of the hiring manager's stack.


However, even if you are just stuck and can't get your resumé where it needs to be, come to the workshop. You are definitely welcome and our reviewers will do everything they can to help you get your resumé where it needs to be.



• At least two copies of your current resumé or CV

 • A Notepad & Pen

• Openness to constructive review and suggestions

Use this link to join our virtual meetings with video
from your computer, tablet, or smartphone:


see information below about downloading Zoom app/program
it is NOT required to download the app -- Zoom can run from your browser


Or dial in using your phone:


or dial manually:
(646) 558-8656     Access Code:  8197-6352-173#

New in Our Resource Library

Recently Added Resources:

• April 22, 2024 PowerPoint Slide Deck and Handouts from Speaker Russell Sheeler, "Ohio Dept. of Job & Family Services - Resources for Job Seekers"


• March 11, 2024 Meeting Handout from Speaker Marvin Montgomery, "Selling Yourself to Potential Employers"


• January 22, 2024 PowerPoint Slides from Speaker Shawna Whitlock, "Measuring and Identifying a Great Culture While Interviewing"

NCJS Job Search Process
Road Map

The NCJS Job Search Process Road Map is the core of our approach to career transition.  The downloadable document in our Resource Library outlines each of the three major waypoints on the road map.  It is important to note that the Road Map is not a simple
1-2-3 step method.  Rather, it is more organic and dynamic – the steps lead to one another, and in the end lead back to the beginning.  It is easier than it sounds, is more intuitive, and is more effective than a "do this list of things and you'll land your dream job" approach.  This is our Road Map for guiding us through the next career move in ways that use our best gifts, skills, passions, and experiences to our advantage.


Use the link below to download a pdf version of the Road Map:

North Coast Job Seekers Search Process Road Map
North Coast Job Seeker's approach to the job search process. All of our meetings and presentations are tied to the elements of this Road Map.
NCJS Process Road Map.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [706.0 KB]

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NCJS LinkedIn Group

If you're not part of the online discussions, job leads, and networking with NCJS, join the NCJS LinkedIn Group now to expand your job search resources.


The twice monthly meetings of North Coast Job Seekers is supplemented by an active LinkedIn Group. This rich forum includes relevant discussion topics, job postings, and networking opportunities. Click on the LinkedIn logo to visit the group page.

Job Postings

If you are looking for job opportunities or have a position to share with the NCJS membership, we invite you to participate in the NCJS LinkedIn group.  All of our job postings are handled in our NCJS LinkedIn group.  For more information about the LinkedIn group and details of how to post a job opportunity, click this link.


We are grateful for our generous partners:


PMINEO (Project Management Institute Northeast Ohio) partners with North Coast Job Seekers to focus on career advancement for all professions in the NE Ohio area.


Click here for more information.

Click here for PMINEO Website.

Pioneer Memorial Presbyterian Church, Solon, OH

Pioneer Church partners with NCJS by generously providing our meeting space and hospitality to make us always feel welcome.

Liaison:  Greg Reynolds | 216.224.7434 |  Email

The Catholic Church of St. Rita, Solon, OH

St. Rita Parish has partnered with NCJS by promoting our programs with parish members and by providing generous financial support.

Liaison: Jim Folger | 440.248.6911 | Email

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Meeting Schedule

Currently Meeting Online

Second & Fourth Monday

of each month

7:30 - 9:00pm

Upcoming Meetings

Have a Job to Post? Looking for Job Postings?

Job postings are handled on our NCJS LinkedIn page. Click below for instructions to post jobs.

Job Postings

Other Job Seeker Groups

View our collaborative/ shared calendar and listing of other NEO job seeker groups.

Other Job Groups

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