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UPS needs employees, and they are willing to pay for college tuition and housing to get them! The program, called Kentucky LOOP (Living Options and Opportunites Path), can cover tuition at Jefferson Community and Technical College and the cost of housing during the college years. This is a great way to graduate from college with an associates degree "debt-free." 

Requirements are UPS employment at Next Day Air (night) for 100% tuition, semester and graduation bonuses and book reimbursement or employment at Second Day Air (day) with $5250 annual tuition and books.

The UPS Kentucky LOOP program is only open to Kentucky residents who have confirmed and validated residency in a Kentucky county other than Jefferson, Bullitt, Oldham, Spencer, Henry, Meade, Shelby and Trimble counties.  Learn more from this UPS Kentucky LOOP fact sheet.

National Apprenticeship Week logo - November 12-18, 2018

Mark your calendars for November 12-18, 2018, to celebrate the fourth annual National Apprenticeship Week across the country. Please join the movement by hosting an event or participating in an event near you!

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is a national celebration that offers leaders in business, labor, education, and other critical partners a chance to demonstrate their support for apprenticeship. NAW also gives apprenticeship sponsors the opportunity to showcase their programs, facilities, and apprentices in their community. The week-long event highlights the benefits of apprenticeship in preparing a highly-skilled workforce to meet the talent needs of employers across diverse industries.

Learn more at: https://www.dol.gov/apprenticeship/NAW

Video presentation to the Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce

The Kentucky Career Center - Cumberlands was proud to debut our Employers Success Video to membership of the Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce at the Center for Rural Development in Somerset. This video is one of a series and shares real-world stories of how the Kentucky Career Center has helped businesses manage their recruitment efforts and find qualified employees.

Watch the video below:

Kentucky Health logo

The Cumberlands Workforce Development Board, Inc. (CWDB) is soliciting bids for a facilitator to coordinate Procurement of a Direct Service Provider specific to the Kentucky HEALTH program. Your firm/organization should offer expertise, knowledge, and resources that CWDB can depend on for all aspects of the procurement process.

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The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring for a variety of temporary jobs, including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff, and supervisory staff. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 years old, have a valid Social Security number, and be a U.S. citizen. To learn more and apply online visit the Census employment website.

Workers in a warehouse

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 9, 2018) – The Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet’s Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) has been awarded a $2.5 million U.S. Department of Labor grant to help injured or ill employees remain in their job or return to work. Kentucky is one of only eight states to receive a federal Retaining Employment and Talent After Injury/Illness Network (RETAIN) demonstration grant to develop a pilot program.

“It is an honor to be one of the eight states at the forefront of exploring ways to help Kentuckians return to the workforce after a potentially debilitating event,” said Josh Benton, deputy secretary of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. “When employees are sidelined whether due to an injury or illness, it can have a long-lasting impact on them, their families and employer. With early intervention and a coordinated approach, we can help employees stay on the job or return sooner,” he said.

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