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Job Club Offering Sessions Throughout Summer for Job Seekers

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 11, 2015) — The University of Kentucky Alumni Association, Fayette County Cooperative Extension Services, and UK Human Resources Staff Career Development are pleased to announce Job Club’s summer 2015 schedule.

The purpose of the Job Club is to provide a positive environment for motivated job seekers to meet, connect, share and learn. The free group is open to the public and meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, from 9–10:15 a.m. at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension office, 1140 Red Mile Place, in Lexington.

Business attire is encouraged. Convenient, free parking is available. Job Club is for you if you are motivated and currently out of work, underemployed or looking to make a career transition. In addition, recruiters and employers are always welcome and introduced to Job Club attendees.

For more information, call the UK Alumni Association at 859-257-8905, the Fayette Cooperative Extension office at 859-257-5582, or the UK Staff Career Development Office at 859-257-9416. Additional information including testimonials from former Job Club participants can be viewed at:

Job Club Meeting Schedule:

·         Tuesday, June 23: Research Your Target Organization BEFORE the Interview: What to Know and How to Find Out. Presented by Bob Callen, Lexington Public Library

·         Tuesday, July 14: – Transferable Skills - The Skills You’re Overlooking. Presented by Caroline Francis, UK Alumni Career Services

·         Tuesday, July 28: Interviewing Can Be Fun. Presented by Reba Carroll, UK Stuckert Career Center

·         Tuesday, Aug. 11: Conflict Resolution In the Workplace. Presented Cary Plummer, Jubilee Jobs

*Attendance at all sessions is not required but is recommended.

MEDIA CONTACT: Whitney Harder, 859-323-2396,