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Profile of the Employees Needed in Eastern KY over the Next Five Years

The chart below describes the qualified worker needed by the eastern Kentucky employers EKCEP will help prepare for future success.

Healthcare

Mining

Construction

General Business

healthcare person

mining person

construction person

business person

Notes

Industry with the highest projected growth.

Employers have the highest confidence in job growth.

Most jobs planned for Associates/Line Workers, Coordinators, and Supervisors.

Notes

Limited growth in jobs planned due to economic uncertainty and legislative pressure on the industry.

Planned jobs mostly for Associates/Line Workers and Coordinators.

Notes

Limited growth planned.

Planned jobs focused on Associates/Line Workers.

Notes

Limited growth planned.

Planned jobs focused primarily on Associates/Line Workers and Coordinators, with some opportunities for higher level positions.

Skills

201 Mathematical Computation

301 Verbal Ability

401 Reading Comprehension

Skills

101 Physical Stamina

102 Carry/Lift

203 Critical Thinking Ability

301 Verbal Ability

408 Make Decisions

Skills

417 Follow Instructions

408 Make Decisions

201 Mathematical Computation

101 Physical Stamina

Skills

301 Verbal Ability

404 Computer/Technical Literacy

408 Make Decisions

315 Works Well Within a Team

Traits

804 Effective Problem-Solver

703 Team Player

701 Resolves Conflict

501 Honesty

Traits

803 Rational

804 effective problem Solver

806 Decision Maker

701 Resolves Conflict

703 Team Player

Traits

501 Honesty

503 Strong Work Ethic

703 Team Player

702 Cooperative

804 Effective Problem Solver

808 Willingness To Learn

806 Decision-Maker

Traits

804 Effective Problem-Solver

808 Willingness to Learn

806 Decision Maker

703 Team Player

702 Cooperative

501 Honesty

503 Strong Work Ethic

Education
Education beyond high school required for most positions, even for associates/Line Workers.

Education
Most Associates/Line Worker positions require high school diploma.

Education
Relatively higher emphasis on Vocational and technical Training.

Education
Wide variety of education and training needed, especially for higher-level positions.


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