Employers all across Kentucky have expressed the need for qualified and skilled workers who are certified in specific fields. We asked them what they’re looking for when hiring new employees. Here’s what they said:

Danette Wilder of SealingLife Technologies talks about the need for skilled advanced manufacturing workers.

Harper Industries’ Billy Harper discusses the need for welders and CDL truck drivers.

KentuckyOne Health’s Tracy Hibbs discusses the need for certified healthcare workers.

Jason Luring of Catalent Pharma in Winchester discusses the need for qualified workers in his advanced manufacturing/pharmaceutical facility.

Larae Wilson of St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead discusses the need for qualified healthcare workers in her region.