The Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, University of Kentucky (UK) Alumni Association, and UK Human Resources Staff Career Development are pleased to announce the Fall 2018 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 Service Office, 1140 Harry Sykes Way, Lexington, KY. Business attire is encouraged. Convenient, free parking is available.

Job Club is for you if you are motivated 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*:

November 13: Building a Career on Your Strengths Presented by Conrad Davies, Consultant, Davies & Assoc.

Almost every person asks the same questions: What is the right career for me? What should I consider doing now? What is my best fit? These are complex questions that involve more than just strengths. Goals, interests and education also play key roles in career development. This presentation will help you explore some of your personal strengths as a starting point toward career clarification.


November 27: Working on Mysteries Without Many Clues: Networking to Find Your PlacePresented by Dwayne Buckles, Business Development Consultant

Our guest speaker will focus on the importance of networking to specifically find your next job, as well as making it a lifetime process to improve your overall career success. Dwayne will highlight some of his personal networking strategies that have helped him as an “introvert living an extroverted life”.


December 11: Optimizing LinkedIn for Your Job Search: LinkedIn is Changing!Presented by Michael Gililland, Not Average Media, Co-Founder & Development Partner

LinkedIn is the most powerful professional social network for anyone in business or for those looking to elevate their careers. Whether you are looking to generate new professional opportunities, position yourself as a thought leader or simply to improve your online profile, this presentation will help you immensely.  Learn how to use LinkedIn to your advantage. Our presenter will take it back to the basics and show you exactly how to get the most from this amazing platform. 


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