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Multi-Employer Job Fair Set for March 7 at HCTC Lees College Campus in Jackson

Multiple regional employers will be on-hand for a multi-employer job fair set for Tuesday, March 7, at the Hazard Community and Technical College (HCTC) Lees College campus in Jackson, Ky.

Middle Kentucky Community Action Partnership, in conjunction with the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program, Inc., (EKCEP), the Kentucky Career Center JobSight, and HCTC, will be hosing the... (more)

Visit to Gateway Community Action Connects Frenchburg Native Loreta Robinson with New Job

When Loreta Robinson’s employer announced plans to move the customer service center where she had worked in Winchester, Ky., she decided not to follow the job to Michigan, instead opting to remain in her native Frenchburg and look for work closer to home.

After all, Robinson possessed a skill set employers look for in potential hires and plenty of experience in administrative and... (more)

State Unemployment Services Set to End in Bell, Harlan, and Pike Counties

Clients seeking services at Kentucky Career Center (KCC) JobSight locations in Bell, Harlan, and Pike counties with the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training will notice a change in the coming days.

As part of the Education and Workforce Cabinet’s efforts to reorganize Kentucky Career Center locations throughout the state, Office of Employment and Training (OET) operations will... (more)

Letcher Countian Deborah Spangler Finds Dream Job Working From Home with U-Haul and Teleworks USA

“I’ve always wanted to be able to work from home, but I’ve never been able to,” says Letcher County native Deborah Spangler as she explains why she was so excited to learn about Teleworks USA—even if her circumstances at the time were less than ideal.

It all started with a flyer. Spangler had lost her job at the end of 2015 with the Letcher County Senior Citizens’ Center as a meal... (more)

Knox County Youth Lakin Dillingham Gains Work Experience Through KCEOC Program

Lakin Dillingham stands behind the counter at the Ugly Mug Coffee House in downtown Barbourville. She’s just filled an order for an orange smoothie and smiles amiably as she places money in the register and closes the till.

Dillingham is working at the Barbourville coffee shop while she continues her freshman year at Eastern Kentucky University. It’s her first real job, and she’s happy... (more)