EKCEP Enables 27 Eastern Kentuckians to Graduate from HCTC Lineman & Fiber Optics Program

After two months of extensive training, 28 Eastern Kentuckians were recognized during a ceremony on Friday, October 27 for completing the Lineman & Fiber Optics Training course offered through the Hazard Community and Technical College (HCTC) in partnership with the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program, Inc. (EKCEP) and Hiring Our Miners Everyday (H.O.M.E.).

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TLD Logistics to Host Four Hiring Opportunities Across Region on Nov. 14, 15


Eastern Kentuckians looking for a new job or career will have multiple chances to apply for jobs with national trucking company TLD Logistics on November 14 and 15.

The company, along with the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program, Inc. (EKCEP) and Kentucky Career Center JobSight, will host the following events:

  • Tuesday, November 14
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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)