Covington, KY, February 27, 2019 – St. Elizabeth Healthcare continued its commitment to investing in local workforce development with a $30,000 investment to support the Northern Kentucky Workforce Investment Board and improvements at the Covington Career Center, 1324 Madison Avenue. “We realize it takes a strong workforce to help keep our community healthy,” says Vera Hall, Senior Vice President and Senior Nursing Executive at St. Elizabeth Healthcare. “This investment demonstrates our commitment to supporting the community’s efforts toward building a strong and healthy workforce for our future.” The Covington Career Center is Northern Kentucky’s largest and most diverse workforce resource, a key revitalization element along the Madison Ave corridor and an accessible resource for local ‘at risk’ populations. “The investment allows the Career Center to continue providing employers and job seekers with innovative workforce development solution while strengthening the local workforce pipeline,” said Andrew C. Aiello, TANK General Manager, and NKWIB Chair.
The Career Center extensive holistic wraparound services forge the foundation with enhanced programs and collaborative partnerships. The Career Center’s partners serve employers and job seekers through the local Kentucky Career Centers. Job Seekers receive career coaching, job openings and leads, job referrals, resume services, job resource center, internet and Wi-Fi access, employment services for military veterans and individuals with special needs, networking and support groups, and career training (eligibility required). While Employers gain talent recruitment assistance, candidate pre-screening/assessment, free usage of interview conference space, coordination of job fairs/hiring events, access to the job-posting FocusTalent website, and dedicated Business Services Representatives.