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The Modern Apprentice

A number of manufacturing apprenticeship programs have sprung up across the state in recent years in response to increased demand for workers with critical...

Riding Herd on the Senate

Breaking up a fight was not in the job description, but Secretary of the Senate Patrick Harris takes seriously his role as the enforcer...

Stores on Wheels

Mobile’s Carts Blanche LLC markets and sells vending machines, sort of, but not quite. Because referring to Carts Blanche’s ‘VendaCarts’ as just a vending...

Workforce Development

Terry Waters took over as the new head of workforce development for the state in November.The Governor’s Office of Workforce Development comes under the...

Job Hopping and Exit Interviews

Job hopping is no longer career suicide in today’s business world. In fact, labor mobility is considered an indicator of a strengthening economy and...

Great Eats with a Soulful Side

Callaghan’s Americana Hundreds of faces smile toward the center of the room at Callaghan’s Irish Social Club in Mobile. Men, still young and puckish within these...

Auf Wiedersehen, ThyssenKrupp Moi, Moien, Konnichiwa, Newcomers

Just six years after beginning work on two high-tech steel mills at the Mobile-Washington county line, German industrial giant ThyssenKrupp has sold both mills...

Boeing Moves into Redstone Gateway: The Massive New Complex

Boeing also made news at the close of 2013 by being the first to move into Redstone Gateway, the massive new multi-use complex that...

Spotlight on Autauga and Elmore Counties

Autauga and Elmore counties, in south-central Alabama, are crisscrossed with major waterways that provide recreational opportunities for residents and tourists alike.Historic downtowns are center...

Students Gain Fitness Training for the Real World

What do you do when even entry-level jobs require experience?Many college students in Alabama turn to co-op programs — partnerships between universities and businesses...

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