Nearly 200 jobseekers turned out for a job fair in Harlan County on Friday, March 31, to apply and be interviewed for a number of available surface and underground mining positions at local mine operations.
P&P Construction, a manpower source for underground and surface mining companies, hosted the job fair at the Harlan Community Action Agency last week. The Eastern Kentucky... (more)
Whittney Anderson needed a job close to home. She had earned a good wage at her previous job in Mt. Sterling, but the drive from her home in Owsley County was nearly two hours each way. With a growing family, that commute has become untenable.
But Anderson also knew that finding work in or near her hometown of Booneville – population 80 – would likely be a challenge.
“Where I... (more)
P&P Construction, a manpower source for underground and surface mining companies, is set to host a job fair on Friday, March 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Harlan County.
The company, in conjunction with the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program, Inc. (EKCEP) and the Kentucky Career Center JobSight, will be hosting the event at the Harlan Community Action office, located... (more)
It was the summer of 2016 and Rodney Smith had been looking nearly four months for a new job. Ultimately, he figured he had two choices: remain in Owsley County and continue his job search locally, or move somewhere else where job prospects are more plentiful.
In the end, Smith says, his choice was pretty clear.
“I could have gone out of here to Lexington or somewhere and got... (more)
With the hope of further expanding the digital economy across Eastern Kentucky, Owsley Countians, as well as local leaders and officials with Teleworks USA, joined together Friday, Feb. 24 at the Owsley County Action Team office in Booneville to celebrate the nearly 70 jobs that have been brought to the county through teleworking opportunities with Teleworks USA.
An initiative of the... (more)