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WBRC- Special job fair in Tuscaloosa for those with disabilities. Helping those with disabilities find jobs. This was the first hiring expo by UCPWA thanks to United Ability and West Alabama Works who was on hand to enter the information of those job seekers into a database. People who were unable to find a job Tuesday...

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WVUA 23 News- In partnership with United Cerebral Palsy of West AlabamaUnited Ability and the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation ServicesWest AlabamaWorks will host local and regional business leaders at a hiring event at the Tuscaloosa Career and Technology Academy from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Selma Sun- Utilizing virtual reality, an enrichment camp for Black Belt scholars is being held from today to Thursday at Stillman College campus for students to study industries and STEM topics. The Black Belt Scholars Summer STEM Camp began as a pilot program sponsored by Sen. Bobby Singleton. It originally focused on STEM topics but has returned to add industry and career exploration... 

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 West Alabama Watchman- The Regional Black Belt Hiring Tour continues, this time in Sumter County. The event, jointly sponsored by West AlabamaWorks!, the City of Livingston and the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce, will be held Thursday, July 14, in the Livingston Civic Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m...

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92.9 WTUG- The City of Livingston and the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a hiring event on July 14th. According to a press release from West Alabama Works!, the hiring event will have a variety of jobs available from entry-level to upper-level positions. Job candidates will be able to learn about openings in multiple...


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West Alabama Watchman- West Alabama employers looking for students to fill their open positions now have a centralized location to do so, and it’s all online. The Tuscaloosa County Commission and West AlabamaWorks! have partnered to launch a student employment jobs portal called I.G.N.I.T.E Student Jobs...

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Patch- In an effort to connect local high school students with gainful employment and potential career paths, the Tuscaloosa County Commission and West AlabamaWorks have launched the I.G.N.I.T.E Student Employment Portal...

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Tuscaloosa County Alabama- Tuscaloosa County, Alabama – On Monday, The Tuscaloosa County Commission, in partnership with West AlabamaWorks!, officially launched the I.G.N.I.T.E Student Employment Portal. Thought to be the first of its kind, this unique program is for ages 14-18 and will build on the traditional summer jobs program and include year-round jobs, co-ops, and apprenticeships...

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WBRC 6: IGNITE Student Jobs launches in West Alabama...

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WVUA 23- West AlabamaWorks is launching a new program focused on getting students ages 14-18 summer work with area companies and businesses...

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WVUA 23West AlabamaWorks will host a hiring event in Eutaw on Thursday, May 19, from 2 to 6 p.m. This free event aims to teach job seekers how to prepare a resume and interview with confidence, and give them the opportunity to meet with hiring agents from across West Alabama...

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WVTM 13- West Alabama Works is connecting students to jobs through I.G.N.I.T.E. Student Jobs. The new program includes an online portal where students can see available jobs and directly apply...

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West Alabama Watchman-The hiring event, sponsored by West AlabamaWorks! and the City of Eutaw, will be held from 2-6 p.m. It is free and open to all job seekers. Those attending will be able to learn tips, receive resume assistance and find out skills needed to apply for jobs with confidence...

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Tuscaloosa Thread- Graduating seniors representing several high schools in West Alabama formally signed with various apprenticeships and career opportunities at West AlabamaWorks! Regional Signing Day on Wednesday evening...

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Tuscaloosa News- More than 60 high school seniors arrived at the Tuscaloosa Career and Technology Academy on Wednesday night and they all left with post-graduation employment plans...

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WVUA 23West AlabamaWorks recognized 40 high school graduates entering the workforce at a signing reception held Wednesday afternoon at the Tuscaloosa Career and Technology Academy...

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WBRC- Tonight, West Alabama Works will recognize high school students who are starting their careers early. Those high school seniors will start apprenticeships or jobs after graduating, that’s what Regional Signing Day is all about. It showcases youth who started a technical career path at an early age, excelled at it and are being rewarded because of it...

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WTUG- West Alabama Works will host West Alabama Regional Signing Day on Wednesday, May 11th. Originally scheduled for April 26th, 2022, this new date ensures each student has the proper timeframe to decide on entering an apprenticeship, or full-time employment and to go through the...

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WVUA 23West AlabamaWorks’ pilot summer program for STEM teachers is back this year, and it’s bigger than ever. West AlabamaWorks Executive Director Donny Jones said they are doubling the size and are asking teachers to come and spend a few days with their companies...

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Tuscaloosa Thread- Mercedes-Benz U.S. International is looking to hire hundreds of new Team Members during a virtual job fair hosted in partnership with West AlabamaWorks! this week. Donny Jones, the executive director at WAW, said in a press release that MBUSI has already hired several hundred employees in the last six months and...

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WBRC-West Alabama Works is pushing a summer program geared towards Science Technology Engineering and Math or STEM teachers. They are partnering with the STEM Council of Alabama...

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Tuscaloosa Thread-Leaders in West Alabama need to be taking proactive steps to dismantle barriers to entering the workforce to avoid a pending employment crisis, a panel of experts said Wednesday afternoon. The conversation was the fourth event in the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama's Next Level Series...

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Tuscaloosa Thread- Tuscaloosa area high school juniors and seniors will have an opportunity to meet potential employers and colleges and interview for both full-time and part-time jobs...

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West Alabama Watchman: West AlabamaWorks! and Shelton State Community College are hosting WOW 2.0, Wednesday April 6, from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. WOW 2.0 is an event targeting high school seniors from the nine county West Alabama Region...

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Selma Sun- More than 400 job offers were made to high school seniors at the WOW 2.0 job fair at Shelton State Community College April 6. Twenty-seven companies attended, hiring for 978 positions. Students from 12 school systems in the nine-county West Alabama Region attended...

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92.9 WTUG- West Alabama Works announced it will be holding an urgent hiring event Friday, March 18th from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Fayette Civic Center...

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WVUA 23-The hiring fair is a result of the Fayette Fabrication company unexpectedly closing its doors, laying off more than 90 employees...

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WVUA 23- What can Montana learn from Alabama? A lot, especially when it comes to workforce innovation, and that’s why a group from the Treasure State are visiting Tuscaloosa this week for the West Alabama Workforce Innovations Tour...

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Tuscaloosa News- A virtual job fair beginning Monday will offer full-time positions paying $20 an hour at Mercedes-Benz U.S. International in Tuscaloosa County through West Alabama Works...

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WBRC- West AlabamaWorks announced that they will host a virtual hiring fair on Monday, January 24. West AlabamaWorks is partnering with Mercedes-Benz US International for the hiring fair. The fair is specifically targeted for those who are looking to work in the automotive industry...

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WVUA 23- Employers in the hospitality industry are finding it a struggle to attract quality workers, and for Tuscaloosa that means businesses are running short-staffed and stressed out...

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CBS 42- A group of West Alabama educators took a tour of several Tuscaloosa County automotive supplier manufacturing plants Monday to inform students of potential employment opportunities after high school. West Alabama Works Director Donny Jones says the goal is help high school students find good jobs in the automotive industry...

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WVUA 23- West AlabamaWorks! is ensuring local educators understand what the area’s employers are looking for when they hire new employees so student training can better match employers’ expectations...

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WBRC FOX 6- Class is in session for a West Alabama educators program.On Monday, members of the Fall 2021 West Alabama Works Educator Workforce Academy visited the Brookwood Career Technical Annex after visiting two Mercedes Supplier plants in Tuscaloosa County...

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