The Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, University of Kentucky (UK) Alumni Association, and UK Human Resources Staff Career Development are pleased to announce the summer 2019 Central Kentucky Job Club schedule.

The purpose of 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 you if you are a motivated professional and currently out of work, underemployed or looking to make 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 Staff Career Development Office at 859-257-9416. Additional information including testimonials from former Job Club participants can be viewed at:  www.ukalumni.net/jobclub.

Job Club Meeting Schedule*:

August 13: Leveraging Resources to Launch Your Business – Presented by Shawn Rogers, Director, Bluegrass Small Business Development Center

Are you thinking about starting a business? Good news! There is an abundance of resources available to assist you in the process. During this session, you will learn about resources available from the U.S. Small Business Administration, as well as local resource from the Bluegrass Small Business Development Center and Commerce Lexington’s Access Loan Program.


August 27:Mastering Your Executive Presence: Using Nonverbal Skills to Managing First Impressions– Presented by Tamika Tompoulidis, Personal Development Counselor, UK Honors College Center for Personal Development

This presentation will demonstrate the right interpersonal skills needed to create and enhance an executive presence, whether networking or interviewing. It will include managing first impressions and building self-confidence when speaking to an individual or a group of people.