State Initiatives

Kentucky National Career Readiness Certificate  [PDF 9 MB]

Kentucky Career Center: Veteran Representatives
KCC Business Service Leads

Think Kentucky
As the primary state agency encouraging job creation, retention and business investment in Kentucky, the Cabinet for Economic Development works to attract new industries and assists existing companies to grow and expand. The Cabinet also provides support and resources for entrepreneurs, startups and small business owners.

Veterans to Farmers

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KY State Job Opportunities

Kentucky Works-Smart Recruiting
KY Works is a regional job portal, built and maintained by Kwantek, which makes searching for career opportunities and/or searching for qualified candidates easier than ever. This site offers a solution for the biggest concern about on-line job posting systems - locality of interest.

My next move
My Next Move is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. My Next Move has tasks, skills, salary information, and more for over 900 different careers. Users can find careers through keyword search; by browsing industries that employ different types of workers; or through the O*NET Interest Profiler, a tool that offers personalized career suggestions based on a person's interests and level of work experience.

VetBiz: The Veterans Business Assistance Program
• Entrepreneurial Assessments
• Individualized Management Consultations
• Market Planning & Research
• Educational Workshops and Materials
• Financial Analysis

Go to or call 270-763-6961 for more information.

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