The Kentucky Career Center – Lincoln Trail is the one-stop solution for job seekers. Our extensive services are designed to help you land the right job, whether it’s your first job, your next job or an entirely new career. We invite job seekers to visit any of our four career centers for a range of free career and job search services. Our expert staff can help you find the educational and skills training for a better job. too.
- Career Counseling is available at no cost to all Kentucky Career Center – Lincoln Trail visitors. Our counselors are ready to share localized labor market data and job leads and learn about your interests, skills and experience. Job seekers also are invited to use career center computers and Internet access to search for jobs, write a resume and other tasks related to their job search. We can even provide the space and equipment for job interviews via videoconference.
Finding a Job
- Working closely with many employers across the region, the career center staff has the latest information about who’s hiring and what skills are in demand. Our counselors also provide one-on-one assistance with writing a great resume and cover letter or completing applications, helping you give employers the best first impression. Visit “Tools for Finding a Job” to learn more. If you have or think you have a disability that is affecting your ability to work, we have qualified job seeker staff ready to assist you.
- We offer a number of workplace skills development opportunities to all job seekers. Free workshops that help build skills from interviewing to basic computer applications are offered regularly at the career centers. Classes and schedules vary, so it’s best to call your nearest career center for upcoming workshops.
Elizabethtown Career Center: Workshops are held every Friday morning and include Keyboarding, The Winning Interview, Resumes that get Attention, Effective Job Search Methods and Do you have the Skills? Call (270) 766-5115 for more information.
Bardstown Career Center: Introduction to Computers and resume writing help is available Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the first week of the month. Community partners, such as Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, present a variety of workshops on the second Wednesday of the month. For more information and to register, call (502) 348-2709.
Lebanon Career Center: Keys to a Successful Interview, Job Searching Tips (Beating the Crowd) and Focus Career/Resume Writing are offered. To schedule a workshop, call (270) 692-6870.
Leitchfield Career Center: A computer workshop on the basics every job seeker needs to know is offered each Wednesday. For information or to register, call (270) 259-4912.
- Those who have lost their job through no fault of their own may qualify for unemployment benefits. You can get hands-on assistance with filing your claim and start your search for a new job or career at a career center