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KCEOC JobSight Helps Knox Countian Susie Barker Attain Education, Career Goals

“I’m blessed,” Susie Barker says of her life.

Barker admits, however, that she wouldn’t have used those exact words to describe her life at the beginning of 2018. Sitting at her home in Knox County, she explains how her life was upgraded in a matter of months thanks to her local KCEOC Kentucky Career Center JobSight.

“I was not employed,” she says. “I did not have my GED or... (more)

Northeast JobSight Helps Lawrence Countian Brian Ratliff Return to School, Find New Career after Layoff

Lawrence Countian Brian Ratliff knows the value of a good education. After suffering injuries in a car crash when he was just out of high school, he was forced to change his academic and career plans. Years later, Ratliff has been able to achieve a new academic goal with the help of the Northeast Kentucky Career Center JobSight and its team of expert career advisors.

Ratliff explains... (more)

Kentucky Career Center JobSight Offices Honored in Certification Ceremony

During a special celebration, eight of the Kentucky Career Center JobSight’s network of career centers were honored after completing the state KCC JobSight Certification process earlier this year. 

Melissa Aguilar, executive director of the Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board (KWIB), was in attendance at the event in late July, and presented certificates to representatives from each... (more)

Big Sandy CAP Helps Magoffin Countian Susan Leedy-Howard Return to School, Start New Career

After working nearly two decades in and around the medical field, Magoffin Countian Susan Leedy-Howard knew the direction she wanted her career to go in—the only problem was giving it the push it needed to get there.

“I’ve always wanted to go into nursing, I just didn’t really have, I guess, the time and the focus,” Leedy-Howard explains as she sits in the conference room of the Big... (more)

KCEOC JobSight Helps Whitley Countian Stephanie Sawyers Get Back on Her Feet, Back into the Workforce

Even the best of plans seem to have a habit of not working out quite as we’d hoped—Whitley Countian Stephanie Sawyers knows that all too well. Luckily, help came in the form of her local Kentucky Career Center JobSight, which gave her the resources to get her plan back on track

Sawyers was struggling to make ends meet for her family before 2017.

“I’d actually been working at a... (more)