Even in the midst of the current COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are still hiring – and even ramping up their recruiting efforts. To help connect employers and job seekers during these trying times, East AlabamaWorks has launched a new Jobs Listing service! Click the links below to post your company’s job openings or to search for jobs in the region!
The AlabamaWorks Virtual Workforce Conference is “in the books”! If you missed the conference, or any session during the conference, you can go back and watch them all just by clicking the button below!
The first East AlabamaWorks Quarterly Workforce Meeting of 2021 was held on Tuesday, January 19. If you were unable to attend, you can watch it below! Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this meeting was held virtually using the ZOOM video meetings platform. Guest speakers were Jessica Dent from the Alabama Department of Commerce and Dr. Lee Meadows of the Alabama STEM Council.
Watch the latest in the AlabamaWorks Webinar Series below. The November 16, 2020 webinar focuses on Year One Deliverables of the ACCCP and Alabama Credential Directory. Hosted by Alabama Workforce Council Vice-Chair Sandra Koblas, guests include Dr. Joe Morton, Cleve Poole, Dr. Rodin McGill and Nick Moore from the Governor’s Office of Education & Workforce Transformation.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – The Alabama Workforce Region 2 WIOA Board is soliciting proposals for short term (26 weeks or less) standalone occupational skills training programs for adults and dislocated workers under WIOA. Adult Occupational Skills Training is defined as an organized program of study that provides specific vocational skills that lead to proficiency in performing actual tasks and technical functions required by certain occupational fields at entry, intermediate, or advanced levels. Click the link below to visit the Request for Proposals page.
(January 22, 2021) MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted December unemployment rate is 3.9%, down from November’s rate of 4.4%, and above December 2019’s [...]
January 19, 2021 - Gadsden, AL – Koch Foods has announced a nearly $16 million expansion and 135 jobs that will make the company Etowah County’s second-largest business employer. The company is investing $15.9 [...]
MONTGOMERY, Ala – (January 12, 2021) Under the leadership of Governor Kay Ivey, Alabama set the ambitious attainment goal of adding 500,000 credentialed Alabamians to the labor force, surpassing the national labor force participation [...]
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