Job Seeker Resources
Resources for Job Seekers
COVID-19 has severely impacted our community’s workforce, displacing thousands of workers. We have developed initiatives and complied resources which are listed below to assist job seekers in re-entering the workforce quickly.
Crisis Support Hub
The Crisis Support Hub is a collection of news and resources around COVID-19. There are frequently asked questions (FAQs), a portal for users to submit specific questions, and a listing of companies selling and distributing personal protective equipment (PPE).
Job Seeker Connection Program
Have you lost your job or experienced a pay reduction due to COVID-19? Our job seeker program connects potential employers to interested candidates.
ENTER YOUR INFORMATION
HOW IT WORKS:
- Visit our job seeker form and enter your information
- We will share your information with potential employers based on your interest, experience and willingness to learn new skills
- Employers who have openings that align with your skills and preferences will reach out to you with opportunities
This program serves as an additional tool in your job search. Please be aware that we cannot guarantee that employers will contact you for employment.
FIND IMMEDIATE OPPORTUNITIES – COVID-19 JOB BOARD
In partnership with KentuckianaWorks and Louisville Metro, GLI has launched a COVID-19 job board to serve as a one-stop-shop for immediate opportunities.
VISIT OUR JOB BOARD
- Employers listed on this site have connected with our team to ensure that their opportunities are still available and many of these essential positions have a fast-track to hire.
- This is a great place to start your job search to avoid outdated posts!
- Many of the available job opportunities are in critical fields like Healthcare, Manufacturing, Logistics and Distribution. This is a chance to launch a career in a thriving and essential industry.
- Many employers are offering face-paced training for in-demand career pathways. If you are interested in pursuing a career in a new industry now is the time to take the leap!
- For additional job opportunities, you can visit Live in Lou, GLI’s talent attraction, retention and development initiative.
Connect with Regional Workforce Boards
Greater Louisville’s workforce boards provide a breadth of resources for job seekers. These organizations are a great first stop on your journey towards a new career.
KentuckianaWorks is the Workforce Development Board for the Louisville region, which includes Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer, and Trimble counties. KentuckianaWorks helps job seekers find jobs and good careers, education and training, and helps employers meet their workforce needs by connecting them with skilled, qualified employees.
WorkOne helps people find a new or better job, choose a career, find a good employee, access training, or get the information needed to succeed in today’s ever-evolving workplace.
TRAINING AND EDUCATION – OPPORTUNITIES TO BUILD SKILLS
Greater Louisville is home to a variety of training programs and educational institutions that are committed to helping you build marketable and in-demand skills. Many of these organizations are offering free or low-cost programs to give job seekers the opportunity to develop new skills.
Jefferson Community & Technical College Workforce Solutions
Elizabethtown/Hardin County Industrial Foundation Training Consortium
USI’s Applied Engineering Center
UL’s Additive Manufacturing Competency Center
Mid-America Science Park
Regional Colleges & Universities
Campbellsville University – Louisville Education Center
Elizabethtown Community & Technical College
Galen College of Nursing
Indiana University Southeast
Indiana Wesleyan University – Louisville Education Center
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
Jefferson Community and Technical College
Louisville Bible College
Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
McKendree University – Radcliff Campus
McKendree University – Shepherdsville Campus
Mid-America College of Funeral Service
Northwood University – Louisville Program Center
Ottawa University – Jeffersonville Campus
Purdue Polytechnic New Albany
Simmons College of Kentucky
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
University of Louisville
Webster University – Louisville & Fort Knox
Western Kentucky University – Elizabethtown/Fort Knox
SUPPORT AND CONNECTIONS
Explore the resources below to find support in your job search. Greater Louisville’s career centers and soft-skill programs provide access to assistance in resume writing, interview skills, individualized coaching and job placement services.
Workforce Readiness Programs
ACE Mentor Program (Construction)
Adelante Hispanic Achievers
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Project One Inc.
TRACK Youth Pre-Apprenticeship Program
Kentucky Youth Career Center
True Up Louisville
Amazing Global Marketplace
The Lincoln Foundation
JAG (Jobs for America’s Graduates)
Men of Quality
Emerging Workforce Initiative