SOUTH CENTRAL WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD

Job Seekers

Here to connect you with a career

SOUTH CENTRAL WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD

Here to connect you with a career

 

ABOUT US

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Employment & Upskilling

 

 

 

This program connects job seekers who are long-term unemployed or seeking a career within a high-growth, high-demand industry sector to regional training opportunities and/or employment opportunities. Program staff may also provide individuals with resources to create or improve their resume, interview preparation, identify individuals’ soft skills using Career Edge.  Kentucky Career EDGE is a free web-based platform, it consists of 18 interactive modules that include job preparation, job interview simulator, resume, cover letter, thank-you note help among other self-paced modules.  


Secondary Student Employment


Our Secondary Program targets graduating high school seniors who are ready to enter the workforce and may qualify for WIOA-funded services and assists them with identifying job opportunities and/or college or training programs provided in our region. The program works with our community partners to analyze post-secondary trends and career pathways within the region to better serve and advise youth who are pursuing post-secondary education and training opportunities.  Staff may assist students and parents with identifying program availability, complete the FAFSA, admissions and scholarship applications and with the navigation to resources and personnel at post-secondary institutions. Program staff may also provide individuals with resources to create or improve their resume, interview and soft skills and job applications.


Post-Secondary Employment Services



Our Post-Secondary Program targets potential, current, and graduating college/post-secondary students who are ready to enter the workforce and may qualify for WIOA-funded services and assists them with identifying career opportunities, internships externships, or additional training programs provided in our region. The program works with our community partners and businesses to analyze post-secondary trends and career pathways within the region to better serve and advise adults who are pursuing career opportunities. 


Reentry Program Employment Services



The Program works closely with justice entities(jails, judges, and county attorneys), community partners, and recovery centers to provide justice-involved individuals career support, pre-employment services, job readiness, community pre-release assessment and planning along with job search and placement assistance. The program targets individuals with justice-involved or re-entry backgrounds who are looking to enter the workforce or upgrade their career or skills and who may qualify for WIOA-funded services or scholarships towards college or training programs provided in our region. 


We have created a Job Seeker User Guide to help you get started.  Click HERE to read it online or to print a copy.

 

Simply click the CHECK WORKSHOP DATES/SIGN UP button to review workshop dates or sign up for a session. Get an EDGE on the competition–learn HOW to use KY Career EDGE to enhance your resume, skillsets and more!

South Central Workforce Development Board

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