Kentucky's Workforce Tool Kit--Brings together contact information for
training, hiring, layoffs, and organizational development. Instead of wading
through detailed descriptions of programs offered by each cabinet and
department, you can search the guide for the general types of services needed
and quickly find a contact phone number.
The Eligible Training
Provider List (ETPL)
gives the names of education and training organizations and institutions
approved to receive Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funds for training
individuals eligible to receive WIA services for Adults and Dislocated Workers.
The ETPL also provides
information about programs offered, the length of programs, the cost of
attendance, and how well the providers have done.
Announcing the Best
Places to Work in Kentucky -- Each year, Fortune magazine publishes its
national “100 Best Companies to Work For in America” issue in January. The
Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management
(SHRM) State Council has taken a leadership role in a multi-year initiative
to identify and recognize Employers of Choice within our state.
If you think your organization has what it takes to be honored on the
first annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky list, or if you simply want to
learn more about this project, visit
Kentucky Employability Certificate--The
Kentucky Employability Certificate confirms to employers that an individual
possesses basic skills in reading, math and finding information – skills that
all jobs require. The certificate is a standardized credential that says the
holder is job ready.
Resource Navigator--A resource for entrepreneurs and existing businesses
developed by the Cabinet for Economic Development in conjunction with Kentucky's
Small Business Development Centers. The Entrepreneur Resource Navigator (ERN)
identifies state and local (county level) information and assistance resources
for entrepreneurs and existing businesses.
Workforce Kentucky -- presents
labor market indicators for Kentucky. It's your source for Kentucky labor market
Department for Workforce Investment
the bullet for Employers links to information about services offered for Kentucky businesses.
Centers--A complete listing of the comprehensive one-stop centers in
Kentucky. The One-Stops provide access to a wide-range of programs designed to
help you recruit, train and retain skilled workers.
Youth Rules -- Every year, millions of teens work in
part-time or summer jobs. Early work experiences can be rewarding for young
workers - providing great opportunities to learn important job skills. Today’s
youth will be the workforce of the 21st Century. One of Secretary of
Labor Elaine Chao's priorities for the U.S. Department of Labor is to
assist America’s youth in preparing to enter that workforce.
Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09
Edition - a nationally recognized source of career information designed
to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their
future work lives.
Revised every two years, the Handbook
describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and
education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of
America's Career One-Stop --
Provides job listing services for employers and access to labor market
America's Service Locator--Connects
you to local offices that provide the training and recruiting services