The Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, University of Kentucky (UK) Alumni Association, and UK Human Resources STEPS Temporary Employment are pleased to announce the summer 2020 Central Kentucky Job Club schedule. In an effort to continue to provide Job Club, an important community resource, while practicing responsible social distancing during the evolving COVID-19 situation, the summer schedule will be offered online via Zoom Webinar. The planning team is pleased to welcome our new partner to the Job Club team, UK Human Resources STEPS Temporary Employment.

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. 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 UK Human Resources STEPS Temporary Employment at 859-257-9555, Option 2. Additional information including testimonials from former Job Club participants can be viewed at:

Job Club Meeting Schedule:

June 9: Nailing the Interview

Presented by Ronnie Perchik, COO, The NLP Group

What you say matters in an interview. “Of course it does!”, you say. So why do people leave interviews uttering: "I wish I would have said this," or "I can't believe I said that." Learn the hiring motivations of companies and how to prepare for, interact in and follow-up after interviews from Ronnie Perchik, the COO of The NLP Group. NLP is an Executive Recruiting & Consulting Firm that assists national and international companies’ source, recruit and hire their top executives. Ronnie has placed and hired hundreds of people during his career and knows what you need to do (as well as what you shouldn’t do) to nail an interview and beat out the competition.


June 23: Finding Remote Work Online: Where do you start?

Presented by Jennifer Chien, Advantageous Learning Solutions and Antoinette Davis, EdD, Embry-Riddle

The pandemic has opened up all sorts of work from home options. But where do you find these jobs? In this session, we will discuss exact steps and places to visit when you are looking for remote work. Both presenters work from home.


July 14: Virtual Networking: Link Up via LinkedIn

Presented by Beth Austin, Associate Director of Career Advising, Stuckert Career Center, University of Kentucky

Explore the art of virtual networking and learn to maximize your LinkedIn profile! These marketing strategies and ideas will help you build an audience for career growth.


July 28: Writing on LinkedIn as a Job Transition Strategy

Presented by Cathy Fyock, Author & The Business Book Strategist, Cathy Fyock LLC

At age 59, Cathy reinvented herself and transitioned from HR professional to book coach, and she did it all by writing. Many of Cathy's clients have used writing books, articles, and blogs as a career transition strategy. In this interactive session she'll share some practical ideas for beefing up your LinkedIn profile by publishing articles as a way to position your thought leadership. Come prepared to roll up your sleeves and write!


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