Resources

There are numerous resources available that will help you prepare for your next job move. Whether you need to get your GED, or you’re ready to apply for the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship, here are some links to sites and videos that will put you on a path to success.

GED Preparation
Kentucky Adult Education provides free GED preparation instruction in all 120 counties.
KET’s Fast Forward online instructional system prepares you for the GED® test.

 

The Interview
Make a great impression at your next job interview with this lesson from KET’s Workplace Essential Skills series. This self-paced lesson includes videos from a professional career counselor, interactive practice opportunities to get you thinking about your strategy, and more activities you can try at home on your own.

Communicating at Work
Knowing how to communicate in a positive, professional, and constructive way is one of the most important job skills you can develop. Employers value people who work well as part of a team and who can talk respectfully to customers and clients, especially when problems and complaints arise. In this interactive lesson, students will learn the importance of interpersonal communication skills, listening skills, and making a good impression.

Reading for Information
Workplace communications, including company policies, procedures, and announcements, often contain important information or instructions for employees. Here are some tips for comprehending, interpreting, and applying information from written communications.

Locating Information
People in a wide array of workplaces need to find and analyze information from a variety of sources. This tutorial will help you navigate and draw conclusions from a variety of workplace graphics, from simple order forms to complicated instrument gauges.

Applied Mathematics
Register receipts, spreadsheets, budgets, and the company’s bottom line are just a few of the instances in which employees are required to use some math knowledge. This tutorial will help you apply mathematical reasoning, critical thinking, and problem-solving techniques to work-related problems.