Special Report: Job Market

By Mark Bullock - bio | email

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The economy is impacting everyone these days.

Currently, Alabama has an unemployment rate of 11%. Thousands of Alabamians have lost their jobs due to the recession and WSFA 12 News wants to help you gain employment again.

Local jobs available

If you're looking for a job close to home, search the Alabama Career Center database to get an idea of who's hiring in central Alabama.

Anyone can gain access to the database. It's available at http://www.joblink.alabama.gov/.

You can also check out the Alabama Department of Industrial Relations website at http://dir.alabama.gov.

How do you apply?

So how do you go about applying for the jobs? Every company has different procedures. Some want you to email your resume or upload it to a web site. Others want you to apply directly through the Alabama Career Centers.

You must log on to http://www.joblink.alabama.gov/ to find out. The site is available anywhere the Internet is accessible, but if you need help, click here to find the Alabama Career Center closest to you.

WSFA Job Link

WSFA.COM also has a job system set up for local job applicants! CLICK HERE to jump to that page.