As the job market becomes increasingly competitive, employers need workers who are skilled in the high-growth areas of the local economy. Explore the links below to learn about local resources that can help you enhance the quality of your workforce.
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Investing in Employees - The Ultimate Return On Investment
Helping your employees obtain their college degrees can make a difference in your bottom line, not to mention in their lives. Degrees At Work has the information and support you need to help your most valuable asset, your employees, complete college.
KentuckianaWorks to helps build the region's workforce by assisting employers with their human resource needs. Our services include:
Matching employer needs with worker skills
Incumbent worker training
Labor market information
Mayor's SummerWorks Program (back to top)
The Mayor's SummerWorks Program: Plans are under way to find community funding and business leaders to employ youth for summer jobs. Make a Difference, Louisville ... One Youth at a Time Hire a young adult for the summer! Make a donation to sponsor a young adult for the summer
Youth Opportunity Showcase (back to top)
The Mayor's Youth Opportunity Showcase, an annual job fair for young adults, ages 16 through 21. The event is free to both employers and job seekers. The event offers local employers the opportunity to connect with thousands of young adults about full-time, part-time and summer job opportunities. The Youth Opportunity Showcase is sponsored by KentuckianaWorks, Louisville Metro Government and the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training.
Intern to Earn - Whether you’re a large corporation, an entrepreneurial start-up or something in between, an intern makes perfect business sense:
Tap fresh, creative, energetic talent with the latest skill for special projects
Get to know the next generation of workers and customers
Help attract and keep young talent in our region!
Intern to Earn, a regional internship program of Greater Louisville Inc., makes finding, hiring and managing an intern easy and risk-free. Post your internship opportunity NOW to have your company showcased at spring career fairs. Intern to Earn begins its college career tour in early February and concludes at the end of April.
CREW Career Center a partnership among Metropolitan College, Jefferson Community and Technical College encourages employers to advertise their part-time, full-time, and co-op/internship positions on its free job posting board.
KentuckianaWorks Power of Work Program (back to top)
KentuckianaWorks Power of Work Program matches eager, willing, and prepared workers with employers. Your future employees are given skill assessment and job-readiness training so they are able to smoothly transition into employment.
Unlike a staffing agency or temporary service, there is no cost to the employer to place Power of Work employees.
Candidates are pre-screened and highly motivated to work.
Power of Work provides follow-up services to support employed individuals.
Employers save time and energy by filling your positions with motivated and trained employees.
Whether you need to fill one position or quickly expand your workforce, partner with WorkOne to get access to thousands of job seekers, plus candidate screening, labor market information, and job fairs.
In October 2010, a new public-private partnership called 55,000 Degrees took on the mission to launch Louisville into the top tier of our competitor cities with the bold goal of adding 40,000 bachelor's degrees and 15,000 associate's degrees by 2020. Find out how you can participate in using the business community's unique points of leverage to accelerate attainment.