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Knott Countian Darrel Sexton Breaks Unemployment Cycle with Help from LKLP and Job Clubs

Lots of things can happen in a decade; a whole life can be lived in two. Knott Countian Darrel Sexton lived for nearly two decades as a worker in the coal industry, riding the highs of coal booms and battling through the lows of layoff after layoff.

Sexton sits in a computer chair in an office in the Hazard Kentucky Career Center office. He swivels slightly side-to-side as he talks... (more)

Knott County Mega Job Fair Draws More Than 300 Jobseekers

More than 300 jobseekers and nearly 40 employers turned out for the Mega Job Fair in Knott County on Thursday, Oct. 12.

The Big Sandy Area Community Action Program and the LKLP Community Action Council, along with the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program, Inc. (EKCEP), Kentucky Power, and the Kentucky Career Center JobSight, hosted the event at the Knott County Sportsplex in... (more)

Teleworks USA Hosts Open House Events, Hub Tours for Global Telework Companies

Representatives from two global companies got an up-close look at how Teleworks USA is helping to connect companies like theirs with prospective teleworkers in Eastern Kentucky.

Karen Beaman and Carolyn Lewandowski with Sutherland, and Angela Mackay and Arika Aerts with Concentrix, met with Teleworks USA staff, community partners, and local teleworkers during multiple open house events... (more)

Concentrix Offers Jobs to 100 Eastern Kentuckians Following Teleworks USA Job Fairs in Hazard, Pikeville

A two-day job fair with global telework company Concentrix has resulted in more than 100 Eastern Kentuckians being offered new telework jobs in the digital economy.

Teleworks USA hosted the job fairs at the Teleworks Hubs in Hazard and Pikeville on June 29 and 30, respectively. Of the 116 attendees who interviewed onsite at those Teleworks Hubs, 100 people received job offers for work-... (more)

Teleworks USA Set to Hold Job Fairs for Concentrix in Perry & Pike counties June 29 & 30

Teleworks USA is set to host two job fairs for two for its hubs in Perry and Pike counties for customer service provider Concentrix.

Teleworks USA staff will be on hand from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 29, at the Hazard Teleworks Hub, located at 412 Roy Campbell Drive, and from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Pike County Teleworks Hub, at 180 Ford Mountain Road, to assist prospective... (more)