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Community colleges launch programs to meet workforce needs

Nursing, marine tech, AI and NASA work all have new programs in progress at Alabama's community colleges.

Austal sets hiring fair for Saturday

Mobile shipbuilder plans to hire 1,000 workers in the next 18 months, some 700 of them right now.

Alabama workforce leaders trying to navigate state’s labor shortage

A job seeker's market challenges Alabama's employers.

Employers develop in-house training to find workers

Alabama employers are becoming creative to lure and train workers in a time of full employment.

Trenholm State opens Advanced Manufacturing Training Center

FAME, Festo Didactic partner with Trenholm State on the project to prepare workers for industrial jobs.

Snead State breaks ground on workforce training center

Snead State Community College officials and local and state dignitaries broke ground on Thursday on the Workforce Skills Training Center.

Keeping college graduates in Alabama

The Alabama Commission on Higher Education has launched an initiative called All in Alabama to keep those sought-after college graduates here

Microsoft teaming with Randolph County for digital skills program

Microsoft Philanthropies is funding a program through the Randolph County Economic Development Authority that will help people gain skills for roles in the digital economy

State repeats record low unemployment

June and July see 2.6% unemployment, lowest ever for Alabama. The map shows unemployment rates by county.

Advanced manufacturing is focus of new Northeast Alabama Workforce Center

Northeast Alabama Community College’s new $25 million workforce development center will focus on advanced manufacturing programs.

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