PersonnelPlus Welcomes New Job Trainer to the Team

PersonnelPlus is happy to announce the hiring of new Job Trainer, Kailyn Sharp, daughter of David and Danita Sharp.

Kailyn is a life long Athens County Resident, who is currently working on a degree in nursing. Kailyn is an Athens High School graduate where she excelled in softball. Ceramics is another area Kailyn is very skilled in.

Kailyn has worked in food service, babysitting and cleaning services. When she isn’t working or studying, she enjoys hiking and gardening.

Welcome to the team Kailyn!

Career Exploration

The students attending the Summer Youth Foundations program conducted informational interviews for Career Exploration.

Students interviewed Nicole Nichols, manager at Kroger and Jim Strickland from Steak n’ Shake.

Nicole talked about the different job opportunities at
Kroger, as well as how to apply for a job there.

Jim Strickland joined us to talk about what it is like to work at Steak n’ Shake. The students were especially interested in making the milkshakes!

A big THANK YOU! to Nicole and Jim for taking time to participate with the groups and for your continued support of PersonnelPlus!

PersonnelPlus Advocacy and Advisory Council Summer Picnic August 12, 2019

Rufus and Deb at the 2018 PPAAC Picnic

The PersonnelPlus Advocacy and Advisory Council will hold their annual Summer Picnic on August 12, 2019 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at The Plains Community Park. This is an opportunity for individuals who work in the community to get together with others who are employed or may be seeking employment.

Joining the PPAAC again this year are OU Athletes and Rufus the Bobcat. There will be food, music by DJ Enforcer, corn hole, basketball and so much more! Everyone is invited!

To RSVP or for more information please contact Jona Moberg at 740-541-9654 or

PersonnelPlus Welcomes IHOP

Before the doors were open and training started, General Manager, Robert Horner, met with PersonnelPlus Job Developer, Angela Carter, and a new partnership was formed.

When the doors opened on Thursday, December 27th, Mr. Horner had hired five individuals through PersonnelPlus.

PersonnelPlus staff took an opportunity to check out the new location and reported the food and service was excellent!

Welcome Mr. Horner and IHOP to the Athens community!

Skilled Job Trainers Wanted


Taking applications for full/part-time skilled Trainers. Facilitate training of new hires and maintenance training of current employees in area businesses. Modify teaching style to adapt to different learning techniques that may be encountered. Facilitate job skill classes, role playing, simulations, team exercises, group discussions, videos, etc. Monitor, evaluate, make recommendations regarding job performance in writing. Qualifications: High School Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree preferred, polished writing skills, excellent verbal skills, valid driver’s license, good driving record, ability to motivate and inspire. Experience working with local businesses a plus. Send resumes to Applications are available at PersonnelPlus, 1002 East State Street, Suite 4, Athens. EOE/Provider of Services.