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Central Kentucky Job Club Press Release – Fall 2017

The University of Kentucky (UK) Alumni Association, Fayette County Cooperative Extension Services, and UK Human Resources Staff Career Development are pleased to announce the fall 2017 Central Kentucky Job Club schedule.

The purpose of the Job Club is to provide a positive environment for motivated job seekers to meet, connect, share and learn. The free group is open to the public and meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 9:00–10:15 a.m. at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension office, 1140 Harry Sykes Way (formerly Red Mile Place), Lexington, KY. Business attire is encouraged. Convenient, free parking is available.

Job Club is for anyone who is motivated to find employment, whether currently out of work, underemployed or making a career transition. In addition, recruiters and employers are always welcome and introduced to Job Club attendees.

For more information, call the UK Alumni Association at 859-257-8905, the Fayette Cooperative Extension office at
859-257-5582 or the UK Human Resources Staff Career Development office at 859-257-8920. Additional information including testimonials from former Job Club participants can be viewed at: www.ukalumni.net/jobclub.

Job Club Meeting Schedule:

Sep. 12
Behavior Based Interviewing: What Is It & Why It Matters – Presented by Thomas Keene, PHR, Cooperative Extension HR Personnel Director

Sep. 26  
Networking Your Way To A New Job – Presented by Angela Keene, PHR, SHRM-CP, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy HR

Oct. 10
Brace Yourself: Resume Advice Is Coming; and More Career Lessons from the Game of Thrones – Presented by Robin Fleischer, Master Career Counselor

Oct. 24
The Business & Personal Value of LinkedIn – Presented by Marc Whitt, UK Office of Philanthropy
*FREE resume reviews immediately following Job Club*

Nov. 14
A Life Ring for Those Who Have Given Up Hope in Their Job Search – Presented by Doug Bruce, President Covenant Executive Search

Nov. 28
Capitalizing on Your Personality Strengths in Your Job Search – Presented by Melody Nall, MS, MCHES, Extension Specialist Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky (CEDIK)

Dec. 12
The Best of 2017: Stand-out Resources for Job Seekers and Career Changers – Presented by Diane Kohler, UK HR Staff Career Development & Caroline Francis, UK Alumni Career Services

Inclement Weather Policy: If Fayette County Public Schools are closed or on a delay, Job Club will not meet.

 

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