​​If you are ​unemployed:

Create an account with LinkedIn
​Effective Jan. 31, 2023, the Kentucky Career Center (KCC) will stop using Focus/Career and transition to LinkedIn to assist job seekers. If you don't already have a LinkedIn account, click here to begin

Job seekers with Focus/Career accounts will lose access to their resume on the Focus/Career site once the transition occurs. Job seekers who wish to keep a copy of their resume should log in to their account​ and download it prior to Jan. 30, 2023.​​

File your initial unemployment claim​​​​​​​

Training f​​or a better job

You might benefit from training to learn new skills or to reinforce skills that have gotten a little rusty. The Kentucky Career Center (KCC) helps provide worker training, on-the-job training, work experience, apprenticeships and Individual Training Accounts. 

See our training pages for more info.

What high school students should know
Labor market information
Is your work experience outdated? You might be the best typewriter repairman or switchboard operator in town, but those jobs are obsolete today! The Kentucky Career Center keeps track of which jobs are hot and which ones are not – and many other facts and statistics that will put some focus on your job picture.

For in-depth labor market information around the nation, around the state, or specific to your county, click HERE.

Services for veterans
Veterans hold a special place for us. If you are unemployed, we have a full suite of services geared specifically toward military veterans to help with job placement. See our Veterans Express page for more information. If you need help with your unemployment claim, see our What You Need To Know page.

Layoffs and closings

Learn more about your rights.

Employee Guide to WARN.pdf Employee Guide to WARN