EMPLOYMENT

Northeast Ohio postings

increase in latest period

A total of 52,282 job openings were posted online from July 14 through Aug. 13 for the 18-county Northeast Ohio region, according to data collected by The Conference Board.

It was an increase of 1,383 ads from the previous reporting period and a decrease of 3,821 ads from the same time period a year ago.

EMPLOYMENT

Hemp products factory

holding job fair at church

North Coast Natural Solutions, which is building a hemp products manufacturing plant in Cleveland's Glenville neighborhood, will hold a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Greater Abyssinia Baptist Church, 161 E. 105th St. in Cleveland.

The plant is hiring for more than 600 entry level jobs including maintenance, warehouse, manufacturing, dock and custodial roles. Those interested in applying should bring a valid ID and updated resumes.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Timken Co. wins award

for bearing product design

The Timken Company received the 2018 Manufacturer Excellence Award from the Bearing Specialists Association for its Type E Tapered Roller Bearing Housed Unit.

This marks the third consecutive year the North Canton company has captured a BSA award for excellence in product design.

“Our constant focus is increasing uptime with stronger solutions, and we’re honored to be recognized for our contributions,” said Doug Knauf, vice president. of U.S. distribution and regional OEMs for Timken.

WORKSHOPS

Entrepreneur to speak

at Hudson Library event

Donna Kastner, founder of Retirepreneur.com, will be the featured presenter at the Hudson Library & Historical Society Entrepreneurship Series at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at 96 Library St.

Kastner will present a workshop with short “TED-style” talks and peer-to-peer discussions.

The free program is sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation. Register at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330-653-6658 ext. 1010.

OPENINGS

Window World of Akron

to celebrate expansion

Window World of Akron will celebrate the reopening of its expanded showroom and warehouse with a two-day open house Oct. 5 and 6 at 2424 Gilchrist Road.

Visitors can enjoy refreshments, prizes and a chance to win a $5,000 home makeover.

Construction began in December 2016 to expand the showroom, warehouse and parking area at the store owned and operated by father and son Fred and Pat Moran.

HOTELS

Hyatt say it won't host

hate-promoting groups

Hyatt Hotels Corp., one of the nation’s largest hotel companies, announced it will no longer host hate groups at its nearly 800 properties, a move that was praised by a Muslim advocacy group.

Hyatt declined to release the company-wide memo outlining the policy Friday, instead issuing a statement saying: "Hyatt will no longer allow hate groups, those who primarily seek to disparage or demean a specific group of people, to host meetings or events at our hotels."

 

Compiled from staff and wire reports.