Burkesville-Cumberland County Workforce
Companies located in Burkesville have access to both an industrious workforce and the support of the Commonwealth of Kentucky for job training and workforce retention. Cumberland County is a Certified Work Ready County In Progress signaling its commitment to achieving thresholds for graduation rates, soft-skills development program implementation, educational attainment rates, and internet availability and speed.
The Team Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development plays a significant role in keeping Kentucky's businesses competitive in the global economy by providing financial assistance for workforce training. Through the Cabinet’s Grant-in-Aid and Skills Training Investment Credit, the Kentucky Skills Network provides incentives to support Kentucky business’ efforts to help new and existing employees stay competitive through flexible, employer-driven skills-upgrade training. The Kentucky Skills Network services include:
- Employee Recruitment - Helps match qualified workers with your company’s needs.
- Customized Training Assistance - Connects you with the right training resources.
- Training Incentives - Flexible funding options to make skills training more affordable.
- Skills Development - Industry-leading programs that can help your workforce reach its full potential.
The Bluegrass State Skills Corporation in cooperation and coordination with other state employment and training organizations can customize a comprehensive program of skills training services for new, expanding, and existing industries.