EKCEP Enables 27 Eastern Kentuckians to Graduate from HCTC Lineman & Fiber Optics Program

After two months of extensive training, 28 Eastern Kentuckians were recognized during a ceremony on Friday, October 27 for completing the Lineman & Fiber Optics Training course offered through the Hazard Community and Technical College (HCTC) in partnership with the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program, Inc. (EKCEP) and Hiring Our Miners Everyday (H.O.M.E.).

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Digital Economy Efforts Spotlighted During 2017 Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Summit

Efforts in Eastern Kentucky to prepare the region’s workforce for new jobs in the digital economy were spotlighted at the 2017 Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Summit, held Friday, Aug. 4 at the East Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville.

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Seven Interns Who Successfully Completed Final Leg of CentralApp, EKCEP Internship Set to Enter Tech Workforce

Less than nine months after starting the process, each of the seven final interns in a TechHire Eastern Kentucky-affiliated, work-based learning internship in Hazard, Ky., have earned their third Salesforce coding/development certification and are starting new, high-skill tech careers this month.

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Teleworks USA Hosts Open House Events, Hub Tours for Global Telework Companies

Representatives from two global companies got an up-close look at how Teleworks USA is helping to connect companies like theirs with prospective teleworkers in Eastern Kentucky.

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Teleworks USA Beattyville Teleworks Hub Receives ‘New Business of the Year’ Award from Chamber of Commerce

After only a year in operation, Teleworks USA’s Beattyville Teleworks Hub has been responsible for placing around 90 citizens in telework jobs, with a corresponding $1.8 million estimated economic impact in new wages paid to those citizens by companies located across the nation.

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