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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 www.bestplacestoworkky.com

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.

Entrepreneur 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 information.

Department for Workforce Investment -- the bullet for Employers links to information about services offered for Kentucky businesses.

Kentucky Career Centers--A complete listing of the comprehensive career centers in Kentucky. The centers provide access to a wide-range of programs designed to help you recruit, train and retain skilled workers.

National Sites

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 - 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 occupations.

America's Career One-Stop -- Provides job listing services for employers and access to labor market information.

America's Service Locator--Connects you to local offices that provide the training and recruiting services businesses need.


Last Updated 02/20/2017
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