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      A Great Place to do Business Coastal Alabama is a great place to start or expand your business. And the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber is here to help.
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      A Great Place to do Business Coastal Alabama is a great place to start or expand your business. And the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber is here to help.
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      Chamber members have access to a variety of informational programs, from seminars on quality service to our First Friday Forum breakfast events covering different topics each month.
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      The Chamber's Workforce Development Task Force works to identify issues and seek solutions to challenges facing Coastal Alabama's employers
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      The Chamber frequently hosts seminars for employers on a variety of topics, including this Disney Institute program in 2017 on Quality Service
  • Employee Training Resources

  • Alabama Small Business Development Centers    Yolanda Devine Johnson

    http://asbdc.org/    (251) 460-6004

    yolanda.johnson@ua.edu

    The Alabama Small Business Development Center network is a statewide, inter-institutional program to enhance economic growth in Alabama by providing management and technical assistance to small businesses.  Professional Business Advisors are available in 10 Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) located at our member university partners across the state.

     

    Coastal Alabama Community College    Dana Matthews

    http://www.aidt.edu/ready-to-work/    (251) 580-2188

    dana.matthews@faulknerstate.edu

    Alabama’s Ready to Work program provides a career pathway for adults with limited education and employment experience at 66 sites by 22 institutions. Ready to Work’s workplace environment provides trainees the entry level skills required for employment with most businesses and industries in Alabama. The training curriculum is set to standards cited by business and industry employers throughout the state, and the skills cited in the U. S. Department of Labor’s Secretary’s Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) Reports.

     

    Southwest Alabama Workforce Development Council (SAWDC)    Laura Davis Chandler

    http://www.sawdc.com    (251) 445-2090

    ldchandler@sawdc.org

    SAWDC is a non-profit organization established in 2008 to do the work of Region 7, a 9-county region in Southwest Alabama.   SAWDC is made up of a 30-member Council governed by a 15-member Board of Directors.  Over 75% of SAWDC's membership represents business and industry within the region.

    A regional organization providing training resources in a variety of industry sectors.

     

    If your organization offers hiring resources to Coastal Alabama’s businesses and you would like to be listed here, please contact Megan Smith at the Chamber at 251-968-7220.