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Downtown entertainment district approved for Auburn

Downtown entertainment district approved for Auburn | Alabama Employment | Scoop.it
The Auburn City Council approved an ordinance establishing an entertainment district downtown during its meeting Tuesday.
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Employees rack up 30 hours of 'email overtime' a month

Employees rack up 30 hours of  'email overtime' a month | Alabama Employment | Scoop.it
I remember the first time I realized I might have an addiction to my work email.
It was late on a Saturday night traveling on a ship between Copenhagen and Oslo. My wife was sound asleep in our cabin, and I was in the computer lab typing away.
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Birmingham's residential construction market stays hot in June

Birmingham's residential construction market stays hot in June | Alabama Employment | Scoop.it
The value of future residential construction projects in metro Birmingham continued outpacing commercial projects in June and year to date, according to a new report.
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University of Alabama will build $9.1M strength and conditioning facility

University of Alabama will build $9.1M strength and conditioning facility | Alabama Employment | Scoop.it
The University of Alabama Board of Trustees approved a $9 million strength and conditioning facility Wednesday that will be constructed adjacent to the Mal Moore Athletic Building.
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Tuscaloosa County approves $997K to furnish Faucett Brothers Activity Center

Tuscaloosa County approves $997K to furnish Faucett Brothers Activity Center | Alabama Employment | Scoop.it
The Tuscaloosa County Commission on Wednesday approved the expenditure of $997,800 for fitness equipment, tables, chairs, security equipment, computers, and office furniture for the new Faucett Brothers Activity Center, which is set to open in...
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ULA to Create 75 jobs, Add Rockets - Times Daily

"United Launch Alliance, one of Decatur’s largest employers, expects to add up to 75 employees to its facility this year after adding 150 in 2011."

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Career Quest Kicks Off at Sci-Quest - WHNT

"The lecture series focuses on different science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers, but these careers also have the highest growth potential in the Tennessee Valley for the next ten years."

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Uncollected Online Taxes Cost Alabama $200M Per Year

Uncollected Online Taxes Cost Alabama $200M Per Year | Alabama Employment | Scoop.it
Alabama is losing about $200 million and as many as 4,000 jobs a year because of uncollected online sales and use taxes, according to a new study.
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Opelika Auto Parts Supplier Daewon Adding Investment Jobs

Opelika Auto Parts Supplier Daewon Adding Investment Jobs | Alabama Employment | Scoop.it
Firm will create 32 jobs after additional $13 million in capital pumped into Alabama facility ...
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Conecuh Sausage Plans $6 Million Expansion in Evergreen

Executives with Conecuh Sausage have announced an expansion of the company's Evergreen facility that promises 30 new jobs.
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Farmers Insurance Seeks to Add 27 New Positions in Central Alabama

Farmers Insurance Seeks to Add 27 New Positions in Central Alabama | Alabama Employment | Scoop.it
Farmers says demand for services increased in wake of tornadoes and other natural disasters.
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Economic Development Partnership of Alabama Boss Says Recruitment Game is Changing

Economic Development Partnership of Alabama Boss Says Recruitment Game is Changing | Alabama Employment | Scoop.it
Bill Taylor says economic development efforts need teamwork, cooperation and measurable actions...
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Thousands show up for job fair at BJCC

Thousands show up for job fair at BJCC | Alabama Employment | Scoop.it
A job fair organized by Rep. Terri Sewell at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex attracted thousands of people on Wednesday.
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Signal International lands $94 million dredge contract that will create 250 new jobs

Signal International lands $94 million dredge contract that will create 250 new jobs | Alabama Employment | Scoop.it
MOBILE, Alabama -- Signal International has landed a contract to build what will be the largest dredge of its kind in the United States, the customer, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, announced this morning.
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LCS funding passes Senate hurdle

LCS funding passes Senate hurdle | Alabama Employment | Scoop.it
The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved $1.78 billion for four littoral combat ships, two of which will be built by Austal USA in Mobile, the Associated Press reported.
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Sales of automobiles made in Alabama up 16 percent

Sales of automobiles made in Alabama up 16 percent | Alabama Employment | Scoop.it
Demand for Honda and Hyundai lineups lead demand.
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Decision by InMed Group Inc. to headquarter in Montgomery would create 60 jobs

Decision by InMed Group Inc. to headquarter in Montgomery would create 60 jobs | Alabama Employment | Scoop.it
Montgomery city officials will know Wednesday whether InMed Group Inc. will purchase and renovate a city-owned downtown building as its headquarters, creating about 60 new jobs in the process.
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Mobile Should be First in Line, but Don't Take Airbus for Granted

Mobile Should be First in Line, but Don't Take Airbus for Granted | Alabama Employment | Scoop.it
Mobile would have to be considered a prohibitive favorite to land the project when Airbus decides it is time to assemble commercial jets in the Americas.
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Mercedes Supplier Closes, but Most Workers Keep Jobs

A supplier to Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc.'s plant in Vance has closed, but the automaker has transferred the operations to a new supplier, which will keep most of the closing operation's employees.
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Sweet Bones Alabama Closes at The Summit

"The Sweet Bones Alabama barbecue restaurant in The Summit closed Feb. 14, according to mall owner Bayer Properties. The owners of the restaurant could not immediately be reached for comment."

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Local Businesses Mentioned in National Mardi Gras Article

Local Businesses Mentioned in National Mardi Gras Article | Alabama Employment | Scoop.it

"Toomey's, Heavenly Creations Bakery and dress-maker Rosie Miller were featured in an Associated Press article about the impact Mardi Gras has outside New Orleans."

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Five Points South Projects Sent Back to Drawing Board with Plans

Five Points South Projects Sent Back to Drawing Board with Plans | Alabama Employment | Scoop.it
Retail center, new bar not ready for committee approvals.
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Alabama Exports Set Record in 2011, with Canada, China and Germany Top Markets

Alabama Exports Set Record in 2011, with Canada, China and Germany Top Markets | Alabama Employment | Scoop.it

"Shipments of Alabama-made goods headed to foreign destinations set a record in 2011 -- $17.9 billion."

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Disney Customer Service Training Program Scheduled

Disney Customer Service Training Program Scheduled | Alabama Employment | Scoop.it

"Disney Institute, the professional training arm of The Walt Disney Company, will hold customer service training program in Orange Beach March 6."

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