"Sweet home Alabama! My Alabama job search is coming home to you."
I’m sure you've heard that song a million times, especially. But, not my corny version of it.
Okay, enough of the hokeyness and let’s get to it.
I thought I'd start by explaining the approach to this job search aid.
Here you will find information busted out into a couple of categories.
The goal of each topic is to help you with your job search, be it in Huntsville, Birmingham, Mobile, Montgomery and anywhere in between. (Or even outside looking in!)
When it comes to looking for work in Alabama, the some of the best places to look I’ve found to be here:
Take a look through the above job search aids, then come back here to continue on.
Next up we’ll be discussing some of the top Alabama employers...
In 2011, the Birmingham Business Journal (link) created a list of the top employers in the state of Alabama.
If you’re familiar with Alabama you know the area has a lot of military sites. So, it’s not surprising that a lot of the top employers are specific posts and bases for the Army, the Air Force etc.
I’ve gone ahead and listed Birmingham Business Journal’s results but added links to the job pages for the organizations.
Though, the top isn't always the best...
Just because an employer is not in the top employers for the state doesn’t mean they’re not good.
In fact, quite the contrary...
No Alabama job search should be without these several top places that are hiring:
Remember, it's not about the place so much as it is YOU being of value to the organization - focus on what's in it for them...not about what you can get. I know this can go against the grain of our beliefs. But it honestly works!
Also, be sure to try these other pages for your Alabama job search.