Careers & Jobs

Five Surprising Degrees to Consider If You Want to Work in the Insurance Business
Five Surprising Degrees to Consider If You Want to Work in the Insurance Business

If you want to work in the insurance business, you should consider earning a degree that will enrich your experiences and skills. You may not necessarily need a degree to work in all positions at an insurance company, but a degree will likely set you apart from other candidates during the recruitment process as well...

Mar 13, 2021
How to Get a Teaching Job with an Online Degree
How to Get a Teaching Job with an Online Degree

You’ve gone through all of the hard work of earning your online teaching degree, and now you’re ready to enter the classroom and make a difference in the education of others. This means that you are entering the job hunt for a teaching job, but having received an online degree might pose some complications to...

Jan 25, 2021
Universities to Visit WKCTC for Transfer Fair Sept. 30
Universities to Visit WKCTC for Transfer Fair Sept. 30

PADUCAH, Ky. — University representatives will visit the campus of West Kentucky Community and Technical College tomorrow for the 2015 Transfer Fair.. The annual fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in WKCTC’s Matheson Library. The fair is free and open to the public.. Representatives from the following universities will be on...

Nov 11, 2020
Interactive Educational Report Measures Employment Rate
Interactive Educational Report Measures Employment Rate

KENTUCKY — An interactive report released today from the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics includes feedback on recent graduates from Kentucky’s public high schools and their transition to college, success in the first year of college, college completion and workforce and education attainment.. “For the first time our high school feedback report will...

Nov 23, 2017
Kyndle Warriors Initiative to Unite Companies with Skilled Workers
Kyndle Warriors Initiative to Unite Companies with Skilled Workers

HENDERSON, Ky. — A new pipeline of prospective workers has opened up for Kyndle stakeholders in this region: Military personnel who are preparing to leave the nation’s service and enter the civilian workforce.. And resumes are beginning to accumulate.. Kyndle, the lead economic development organization for Henderson, McLean, Union and Webster counties, has hired a...

Apr 27, 2016
February is National Career and Technical Education Month
February is National Career and Technical Education Month

HENDERSON, Ky. — February is National CTE Month, an annual celebration recognizing the CTE community members’ achievements and accomplishments nationwide.. CTE Month 2015 will give the CTE community a chance to tell the stories of leadership and excellence from classrooms across the country, and raise awareness of the crucial role that CTE has in readying...

Feb 07, 2015
Hopkins County Has Fewer Jobs than during the Recession
Hopkins County Has Fewer Jobs than during the Recession

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky — A study just released by The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce puts a spotlight on the disappointing performance of Hopkins County in producing jobs.. The study performed by Paul Coomes, PhD, Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of Louisville, gives the cold hard facts that Hopkins County has lost jobs since the recession.....

Jan 08, 2015
Bachelor’s Degree vs. Master’s Degree: How Far Should You Take Your Education?
Bachelor’s Degree vs. Master’s Degree: How Far Should You Take Your Education?

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Many recent college graduates who have just earned their bachelor’s degree have bravely entered the work force since walking across the stage last May. However, many others have made the decision to continue their education by working toward a master’s degree.. Regardless of what type of diploma you have framed in your...

Sep 11, 2013