Career Advancement information
Here is some information courtesy of Ann Shirley to help you gain or change employment if you are unsatisfied with your current employment.
When looking for a job, one of the most helpful things to do is register with the Alabama Career Center. This state agency is a great resource, providing a variety of services including:
- Job search workshops
- Job referral
- Career exploration
- Resume development
- On the job training
- Skills training
In addition, the Career Centers have veteran representatives, who are also veterans, that work with veterans to assist with job placement and/or training.
And, veterans have priority for job placement and training opportunities.
To register with the employment service you can go online to:
Or, go to the Career Center office in your county.
The addresses and phone numbers are as follows:
Bay Minette Career Center Foley Career Center
201 Faulkner Dr 200 W. Michigan Ave
Bay Minette, AL 36507 Foley, AL 36535
Veterans Representative-Irvin Turberville Veterans Representative-Irvin Turberville
Mobile County Escambia County
Mobile Career Center Brewton Career Center
515 Springhill Plaza Ct 1023 Douglas Ave Ste 314
Mobile, AL 36608 Brewton, AL 36426
Veterans Representative-Lisa Owen Veterans Representative-Irvin Turberville
Bay Minette, Foley and Brewton Career Centers are on Facebook where information regarding job openings and job fairs is posted, along with schedules of career search workshops.
And, the Baldwin County Career Centers have a Facebook page for veterans,
And, many employers list job openings on their websites and also take applications online.
A list of local employers that are eager to hire veterans has been compiled and is being included on this page, although there are many others not on the list.
A list of government agencies and schools is also included.
Below is information on how to apply to Alabama Joblink and a list of veteran friendly employers and government agencies.
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