Job Seekers

Let us help you take the next step

Whether it’s your first job, your next job, or an entirely new career, our career counselors are ready to help you determine your path to success.

We invite job seekers to call or visit any of our four career centers for a range of career and job search services - at NO COST to you!

Find 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 career counselors learn about your interests, skills and experience to match you with local job opportunities.

Kentucky’s Focus/CareerTM  includes one of the most comprehensive online databases of open jobs. Build a professional resume, find jobs that match your skills, receive alerts when jobs that match your skills are posted and more.

Resume Preparation & Mock Interviews

Our career counselors provide one-on-one assistance with writing a great resume and cover letter as well as completing applications and preparing for interviews, helping you give employers the best first impression. 

You also have access to our resource lab to search for jobs, write your resume and complete other tasks related to finding a job. We can even provide the space and equipment for job interviews via videoconference.

As you begin your job search, be sure to check out these video presentations for helpful tips on completing an application, writing a resume and interviewing.

Training and Tuition Assistance

If you need training to find a job, we can help you determine if tuition assistance or other types of training assistance may be available to you. We also can help you get on track to earn the GED, take adult education classes or learn English as a second language.

Tuition assistance is offered by the U.S. Department of Labor via the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) to individuals pursuing careers in in-demand fields like advanced manufacturing, information technology, construction, health care and transportation and logistics. 

To search for training providers, click here.

Career Workshops

Career workshops are offered regularly at the career centers. Classes and schedules vary, so it’s best to check our event calendar or call your nearest career center for upcoming workshops.

In-demand Careers

Unemployment Benefits

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.

Kentucky National Career 
Readiness Certificate

The Kentucky National Career Readiness Certificate is a nationally-recognized credential that confirms your workplace skills. Contact us today to learn how you can earn this portable credential that helps you market your skills to employers. You may qualify for testing at no cost to you.

Other Resources

The Kentucky Career Center - Lincoln Trail is working with Kentucky HEALTH to help beneficiaries gain education and skills training and find good-paying jobs. For more information about Kentucky HEALTH and the community engagement requirement, also known as PATH, please visit kentucky health.ky.gov.

If you have or think you have a disability that is affecting your ability to work, our qualified job seeker staff can assist you.

Visiting a Career Center

There are four one-stop career centers across the Lincoln Trail region to serve job seekers and employers. The Lincoln Trail region includes Breckinridge, Grayson, Hardin, LaRue, Marion, Meade, Nelson and Washington counties. Our staff members will welcome you and our knowledgeable career counselors will provide one-on-one assistance to help determine your path to success.
The Kentucky Career Center – Lincoln Trail helps match job seekers with local employment and training opportunities. Our business solutions team offers employers of all sizes and industries personalized support to build a competitive workforce. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Program is funded with Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Title I funds through the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet and the Lincoln Trail Workforce Development Board.
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