employment http://wkyufm.org en General Dynamics Adding 1,300 New Jobs in London and Winchester, Kentucky http://wkyufm.org/post/general-dynamics-adding-1300-new-jobs-london-and-winchester-kentucky <p>An international information technology company is adding 1,300 new jobs at its facilities in London and Winchester, Kentucky.</p><p>The new General Dynamics positions will provide technical assistance for the implementation of the federal government’s Health Insurance Marketplace. The General Dynamics site in London will employ up to 1,000 people, with the Winchester facility taking on 300 new workers.</p><p>The company already employs 400 people at a site in Corbin.</p><p>The new positions are for customer service representatives who will work in call centers at the facilities.</p><p>General Dynamics is holding job fairs for prospective applicants July 20 and 27 at the Somerset Community College Laurel Campus in London from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Job fairs will be held in Winchester July 15 and 16 at Bluegrass Community and Technical College campus in Clark County. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 15:11:22 +0000 WKU Public Radio News 33917 at http://wkyufm.org Kentucky State Fair Offers Chance for Temp Work http://wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-state-fair-offers-chance-temp-work <p>Temporary workers are needed for this year&#39;s Kentucky State Fair, and applications will be accepted starting Monday. The Courier-Journal says positions include maintenance staff, grounds, housekeeping, admission gate keepers, tour guides and tram drivers. Tue, 31 Jul 2012 13:16:42 +0000 Associated Press 16512 at http://wkyufm.org Fiat Expansion in Tennessee to Add Hundreds of New Jobs http://wkyufm.org/post/fiat-expansion-tennessee-add-hundreds-new-jobs <p>A southern Tennessee county is poised to gain up to 800 new jobs when a subsidiary of Fiat expands its auto supply plant. The nearly $54 million expansion of the Magneti Marelli plant in Giles County will provide a major boost to manufacturing jobs throughout the region. Wed, 27 Jun 2012 16:09:18 +0000 Kevin Willis 14739 at http://wkyufm.org Kentucky Launches Program to Encourage Hiring Veterans http://wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-launches-program-encourage-hiring-veterans <p>Governor Steve Beshear is announcing a statewide plan to connect returning members of the Reserve, the National Guard, and other veterans with job openings in Kentucky. The program is called &quot;Hiring Kentucky Heroes.&quot; Fri, 15 Jun 2012 20:49:17 +0000 Dan Modlin 14136 at http://wkyufm.org