News

EKCEP Partnering to help launch EKYWorks 2.0 27-county Workforce ASSESSMENT WITH EMPLOYER AND RESIDENT SURVEYS

Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program (EKCEP), Inc. is partnering with One East Kentucky, Kentucky Power Company, Ashland Alliance, and Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) to launch the EKYWorks 2.0 workforce study, following up on the region’s first-ever comprehensive workforce study conducted in 2016.

Read More...

Louisa Native Kennedy Marcum Says Layoff Was Blessing in Disguise with Assistance from Northeast Kentucky KCC JobSight

After more than a decade in the coal industry, Lawrence Countian Kennedy Marcum never thought he would utter such blasphemous words.

“Getting laid off was a blessing, honestly,” he admits, adjusting in his seat in the Northeast Kentucky Career Center JobSight offices in Louisa. “I didn’t think a layoff would become a blessing.”

Read More...

Cumberlands Partners with EKCEP to Offer Cybersecurity Classes for Eastern Kentucky High School Students

 

High school juniors and seniors in 23 Appalachian Coalfields counties in Kentucky will have the option to develop cyber

Read More...

Career Edge Platform Implemented in EKCEP Service Area

Career EDGE, a web-based platform to deliver virtual career services to jobseekers, is now being implemented statewide. Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program (EKCEP), Inc. is excited about this service and the opportunity it provides for jobseekers within its 23-county service area.

Read More...

Kentucky Career Center JobSight Announces New Toll-Free Hotline for Unemployment, Workforce Services Assistance in Eastern Kentucky

If you’ve lost your job due to ongoing issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet and the Kentucky Career Center JobSight network of career centers throughout Eastern Kentucky have instituted a new regional, toll-free hotline to ensure issues with filing a claim for Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits will be quickly addressed and eligible

Read More...