Employment Information

 

Kentucky Veterans Employment, Training and Support Program (KyVETS)


The Kentucky Veterans Employment Training and Support Program (KyVETS) collaborates with companies, chambers of commerce, community organizations, military installations and state agencies to develop a strategic talent pipeline for veteran employment and recruitment opportunities in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  Serving as a platform for “Veteran Employment Advocacy and Training”, KyVETS strives to breakdown cultural barriers and obstacles many veterans face when navigating the civilian workforce environment. 
  

For more information, email KyVets@ky.gov



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Employment Resources for Veterans

Employment picture plain.jpgUSAJobs:
www.usajobs.com

KY Personnel Cabinet:
https://personnel.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx
Focus Career Kentucky:
https://focuscareer.ky.gov/careerexplorer/home

“HireKY”:
https://login.bfacmobile.com/m/hireky/
 

KyVets Tool Kit - Designed to lead Kentucky veterans to a successful long term career pathway. This tool kit will aid a veteran no matter your starting point. Whether you want to update your resume, effectively seek employment, or improve your workforce skills, you will have the resources you need to reach their career goal n the database and request employment assistance. - Email KyVets@ky.gov.

Interviewing Tips  For Before, During and After the Interview



Employers  Resources and Tool Kit for Hiring Veterans



Veterans bring valuable skills and experience from their military service to your workforce. This toolkit is designed to help you better understand how Veterans can be valuable assets to your company. You can also learn more about how hiring Veterans may benefit your organization, its mission, and bottom line.


Interested in hiring a veteran? Please email any position vacancies to KyVets@ky.gov

Department of Labor Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS):
https://www.dol.gov/agencies/vets
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E):
https://www.benefits.va.gov/vocrehab/employers.asp

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC):

On-the Job Training and Apprenticeship Opportunities:


 


24-Hour VA Crisis Hotline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)
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Want to Work for State Gov't?


Are you a veteran interested in working in state government?  For assistance with navigating the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Merit Employment System application or hiring process and for specific information regarding eligibility requirements and necessary documents, please contact Stuart Clark at 502 -564- 5148 or email stuartt.clark@ky.gov.


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