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Coker to Speak at Job Club

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 7, 2018) Greg Coker, the president and chief executive officer for the Institute of Soft Skills, will be the featured speaker at the next Central Kentucky Job Club meeting 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 8.

Coker has more than 25 years of experience as a senior level executive with three different Fortune 500 companies, where he led the training and development for more than 80,000 employees. His clients include public education, health care, businesses and industry, colleges and universities, nonprofit organizations, and high performance individuals who benefit from his executive/life coaching.

As author of “Building Cathedrals: The Power of Purpose” and “Moving the Needle: Appreciate, Activate and Rehabilitate,” Coker provides powerful and life changing one-day workshops on the “soft skills” guaranteed to increase employee effectiveness while boosting a company’s productivity, retention and customer satisfaction.

Job Club meets 9 a.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension Office, located at 1140 Harry Sykes Way, in Lexington. Job Club is for anyone currently out of work, underemployed or motivated to look for a career transition. It is a free group, open to the public.

The following meeting is 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, and will feature former Job Club attendees who will discuss their successful job or career transitions.

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