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Job Seeker Services
  • Looking for that first job, a better job, or a whole new career?
  • Want assistance with your resume and cover letter?
  • Would you like to discover what your interests and skills are?
  • Do you want to enhance your marketability in  your job search?
  • Need access to computers, Internet, telephone, fax, a copier?
  • Want access to large numbers of job listings?
 
The Kentucky Office of Employment and Training can assist you with your employment-related needs. And we will do it all free of charge! To discover more about what our agency offers and where we are located, please take the time to browse our web site. We think you will be pleased with what you find. Thank you for visiting.
 
About Our Services

The Office of Employment and Training maintains the largest resource of job openings available in the state through the Kentucky Job Bank. And because we are a part of a national network of Employment Services across the United States we are able to connect you with employment opportunities nationwide through America's Job Bank.  Employment Services is recognized nationally by job seekers and employers for our ability to provide access to employment related services conveniently through one source.  

In addition to being the largest repository of job openings, Office of Employment and Training is also responsible for the administration of a number of programs and services that are designed to assist individuals with specific needs.  

Where Do I Start?

Your first step is to contact or register with the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training to let us know the type of services in which you are interested. You may visit the Office of Employment and Training that is in your area to obtain personal assistance or you may register on-line at Focus/Career

Job Search and Job Referral Assistance

When you register you will be asked to provide information relating to your work history, experience, education, special training, your interests and any specific skills you possess.  In essence you are simply supplying the kind of information that is normally included on your resume.  This allows us to conduct a more effective job search for you.  By matching your skills and qualifications to the requirements specified by the employer, there is greater potential the employer will consider you for the position. 

Job Openings

Want to access job openings?  Depending on your preference there are a number of ways to accomplish this:

Resource Center / One-Stop Career Centers

Whether you want to get a job, plan your career, find out your interests and skills, or enhance your marketability in your job search, our Resource Centers contain everything you need (Free of Charge) to be successful…. Internet access, word-processing and resume preparation software, printers, telephones, copiers, fax machines, videos, interactive CD’s, tutorials, instructive materials and a large number of job openings.

  • Self-Register with Office of Employment and Training
  • File Unemployment Claims over the Internet
  • Assistive Technology for the Visually Impaired
  • Enter your resume into the Kentucky Talent Bank
  • Personal Computers are available for your use
  • Access to local, regional, statewide and national job listings
  • Local labor market and career information
  • Resources for identification of personal interest and skills
  • Skill Level testing in Typing, Data Entry, 10-Key, Spelling, Grammar, Math
  • Skill Level testing in Typing, Data Entry, 10-Key, Spelling, Grammar, Math
  • WinWay

  • Choices

  • Word

  • Advice regarding interview techniques
  • Self-directed or staff assisted job search
  • Workshops – Resume Writing – Interviewing Techniques
  • Tutorials: Learn at your own pace.
  • MS Windows

  • Word

  • Excel

  • PowerPoint

  • Access

Office of Employment and Training
275 East Main Street 2nd Floor
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
502.564.7456 Phone
502.564.7459 Fax
Kentucky Relay Service
1-800-648-6057

Last Updated July 02, 2013

 

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