Job Expo 2019 Deemed a Success
on December 6th, 2019
On Thursday, December 5, 2019, the WKWB hosted a Job Expo at The Bruce Convention Center in Hopkinsville.  All jobseekers, including the employees impacted by the closure of Ebonite, were invited to attend.  Workshops offered at the Job Expo included a How to Build a Good Resume Workshop, a LinkedIn Workshop, a Job Search Workshop and a Retirement/Budgeting Workshop.  In conjunction with the Job E...  Read More
Community Resource Fair
on December 2nd, 2019
A Community Resource Fair will be held in conjunction with the Job Expo on Thursday, Dec. 5 from 11am - 5pm at the Bruce Convention Center. There will be agencies there to assist with the needs of employees impacted by the Ebonite closure. Please take full advantage of the opportunity to find a job and learn more about the resources available to you and your family!...  Read More
Resume Day
on November 26th, 2019
Kentucky Career Center - Hopkinsville is hosting a Resume Day for anyone who needs to create or update their resume.  All jobseekers are invited to attend including the Ebonite employees that were impacted by the closure.  Staff will be available to individually assist customers as they work on their resume.  Leave with printed copies to hand to employers....  Read More
Attention Employers: 2019 Job Expo
on November 25th, 2019
Attention Employers: A Job Expo will be held December 5 from 11 am - 5 pm at the Bruce Convention Center located at 303 Conference Center Dr. in Hopkinsville.  All Job Seekers are invited to attend including the 170+ Ebonite employees that were impacted by closure.  If you have openings available and are interested in being a part of the Job Expo, please click the button below to download the regi...  Read More
Last Rapid Response Event for Ebonite
on November 25th, 2019
Kentucky Career Center partners will join together in a Rapid Response Event to assist individuals in employment transition who are being separated from Ebonite. A variety of local, state and federal programs will be presented by various agency’s staffs.You are urged to attend the following event.Event Date & Time:Tuesday, December 3, 2019Event Location:Hopkinsville Community College –Emerging Tec...  Read More
Career Discover Center Hours for Nov. 25 and Nov. 26
on November 21st, 2019
The Career Discovery Center in Murray will be open Monday, November 25 & Tuesday, November 26 for Briggs & Stratton employees to visit for information. See flyer below for details. ...  Read More
2019 Job Expo
on November 20th, 2019
A Job Expo will be held December 5 from 11 am - 5 pm at the Bruce Convention Center located at 303 Conference Center Dr. in Hopkinsville.  All Job Seekers are invited to attend including the 170+ Ebonite employees that were impacted by closure. ...  Read More
Rapid Response Meetings for Ebonite
on November 19th, 2019
Kentucky Career Center partners will join together in a Rapid Response Event to assist individuals in employment transition who are being separated from Ebonite. A variety of local, state and federal programs will be presented by various agency’s staffs. • Individuals will receive information in their search for meaningful employment & education.• Unemployment Insurance (UI) determination will be ...  Read More
CDC Special Service Hours
on November 12th, 2019
The Career Discovery Center will have special hours on November 12, 13 & 15 to serve those individuals on the first Briggs & Stratton layoff. Staff will be on hand for those who still need assistance with UI, job search registration, computer help and questions.  Read More
Career Discover Center Opens Special Hours
on November 1st, 2019
The Career Discovery Center will have special hours on November 4 & 6 to serve those individuals on the first Briggs & Stratton layoff.  Staff will be on hand for those who still need assistance with UI, job search registration, computer help and questions....  Read More
WKWB Receives $2.6 Million in Dislocated Worker Funds to Assist Employees of Briggs and Stratton
on October 25th, 2019
On Thursday, October 24th Secretary Derrick Ramsey of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development cabinet announced the award of $2.6 million in Dislocated Worker Grant funding to the West Kentucky Workforce Board to provide reemployment services to individuals impacted by the closure of Briggs & Stratton Corporation in Murray, Kentucky.On September 26, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor Empl...  Read More
Public Comment on Regional and Strategic Plan Draft
on October 9th, 2019
The WKWB is formally opening a 14 day comment period for anyone that wishes to read the plan and make comments.  The final day that comments will be received is Wednesday, October 23, 2019.All comments must be submitted in writing to: [email protected] with the commenter’s contact information listed on the comment.For additional information on the WKWB or its activities, please send a written re...  Read More
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