Job Search Focus Group is an all-volunteer outreach for professionals in career transition. JSFG members successfully navigate their career transition and job search through purposeful networking, connecting with and helping others during their career transition process. JSFG meets weekly on Monday mornings 9-11am, in the Hyde Park area of Cincinnati, now 28 years running.

[All in-person meetings are on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit for updated events and log-on credentials for our virtual meetings. We are in this together.]

First-time only new member orientation at 8am, followed by the 9am general session and a scheduled 10am guest speaker, on a topic relevant to Professionals in career transition. 60+ people attend the weekly Monday morning meetings until their safe career re-landing. HPCUMC, 1345 Grace at Observatory.

The winter weather policy for Job Search Focus Group. When the Cincinnati Public School System is closed or delayed, JSFG will be closed. Check the WCPO weather school closings/delays at

ūüďą | Linkedin: JSFG of Cincinnati | Twitter: @jsfg_cinti | Instagram: @jsfg_cinti | FaceBook: Job Search Focus Group @jsfgcincy


"I learned more at the first two JSFG meetings than I learned in 6 months with a paid career coach." P.H.

"From mock interviews to individual meetings, you do it all. Going through a job loss is humbling and exhausting. Thank you for making the journey lighter for me and all. The JSFG team members are truly incredible people." S.S.

"I wanted to thank you and the JSFG team and member for all the help you‚Äôve provided during my difficult and often frustrating career transition. With¬†the encouraging presence and simple kindness I found at JSFG, I discovered not only great resources but also the courage to keep going.‚ÄĚ J.N.

"I regret not coming sooner." V.C.

"JSFG is a great group of folks who provide encouragement and tools to help in a process that can be daunting and discouraging." K.V.

"I wanted to let you know I received an excellent job offer and accepted it! I will be working at abc in the IT PMO office as a Project Management Analyst. I am excited and looking forward to this new opportunity. Please know I very much appreciate the support and guidance with my job search provided by all of the volunteers at JSFG. Thanks to JSFG for helping me while I was in career transition." J.S.

"To all of my new friends at JSFG. I wanted to let the career transition group know that I have obtained my desired position! I will be joining the HR staff at abc as a Compensation Consultant. I appreciate having access to JSFG's services and resources during my search. It’s much appreciated." D.D.

"I just wanted to drop you both a quick note. My sincere heartfelt Thank You to all the people at JSFG. It was absolutely an amazing 4-week experience. All the best to you and the good people at JSFG." S.E.