With the 2008 recession and slowly-recovering economy, thousands of workers lost their jobs. While it is a blow to suddenly find yourself unemployed and forced back into the labor market, it is especially difficult for older workers. Senior Services of Northern Kentucky has developed a program to help skilled professionals 50 and older who have lost their jobs transition back into the workforce.
Kings Island will need more than 4,000 employees for the 2014 summer season. On Saturday, March 1 from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm the park will host a job fair to begin filling these positions at the Mason amusement park.
Women currently hold just 10 percent of manufacturing jobs in our region, but a recently launched program at Gateway Community and Technical College is designed to prepare women for stable, high-paying manufacturing careers.