The newest trend in employee benefits is student loan repayment! Given the crippling debt many young people face upon leaving school, employers are adding on to their benefit packages. Check out this article from Forbes on how this benefit is a differentiator for many prospective employees with college degrees.
The Task Force is relatively new, but not unnoticed! We’re grateful for the Kentucky Standard and Lebanon Enterprise coverage of our October meeting and also the support of the editorial board of The News-Enterprise!
The Kentucky Standard reports on the new bourbon distillery. This is great news for the region for many reasons, but from the point of view of our Task Force, we note that it will add to the overall vitality and entertainment options available in our region; two aspects of remaining attractive to our region’s workers, and […]
We have committees working in three big areas to increase the number of people in our region who are looking to join the workforce. Business Supports: many of our local employers are investing in being great places to work. We’re working with them to support those efforts and find new strategies for continuous improvement! […]
Setting out to ultimately increase workforce participation to meet the needs of employers and ensure continued economic health, the Lincoln Trail Workforce Development Board (LTWDB) on Oct. 24 convened key stakeholders representing all aspects of the workforce development system and employers that are struggling to meet their workforce needs. Meeting at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College […]
The Kentucky Career Center – Lincoln Trail, the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce, the Elizabethtown chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (ESHRM) and KYJOBS.net will host the 2017 Fall Regional Job and Career Fair Expo on Oct. 19. The fair is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. […]
The Lincoln Trail WDB is seeking interested and qualified providers that are able to provide innovative, high quality services to adults, dislocated workers, youth and the business community. The WDB anticipates contracting with an entity that is familiar with WIOA, WIA and/or similar workforce programs. The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to […]
Do you know a great Hardin County entrepreneur? Now is your chance to shine the spotlight on them! Nominations are now being accepted for the second annual Hardin County Entrepreneurial Awards. Winners will be honored at a banquet on Tuesday, Nov. 14, during Global Entrepreneurship Week, as we celebrate innovative entrepreneurs in our community. DEADLINE […]
Bourbon is booming, and this week we’ll see further evidence of that as Bardstown – the Bourbon Capital of the World – hosts the Kentucky Bourbon Festival. In 2016, 53,000 people from 44 states as well as the District of Columbia and 14 different countries attended the festival, and we are looking forward to an […]