Alabama’s Workforce Vision

AlabamaWorks! is a strategic commitment to add 500,000 credentialed Alabamians to the workforce, and to exceed the national labor force participation rate by 2025. This initiative is built on a comprehensive, data-driven system with a no-wrong-door approach and access to competency-based career paths. Our goal is to ensure that employers have access to a skilled workforce that is ready to meet their needs and continue the growth of Alabama’s economy.

Alabama Skills-Based

Job Description Generator

Employers can utilize our platform to craft detailed skill-based job descriptions using comprehensive templates. Designed for ease and efficiency, this tool not only simplifies the job listing process but also optimizes the connection between candidates and the most suitable opportunities, ensuring a better fit for both parties.

Employer Resources


AIDT is an independent agency overseen by the Secretary of Commerce, offering no-cost job-specific training services to both new and expanding businesses in Alabama. We are dedicated to promoting economic development and enhancing productivity through our expert training services, covering a wide range of areas. Additionally, we provide a comprehensive job search features to assist businesses in sourcing top talent.

Alabama Technology

The Alabama Technology Network, part of the Alabama Community College System, offers training and service offerings for Lean Manufacturing, Quality Systems and Engineering, Information Technology, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Environmental Safety and Health (ES&H), Business Services/Strategic Management, Industrial Maintenance, and Engineering and Technical Services.

Employment And Disability Information

The Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services (ADRS) recognizes that business is an important customer and is committed to helping Alabama employers find solutions to disability-related issues.

Federal Bonding Program

The FBP provides fidelity bonds to employers, giving them access to job seekers and opening doors of opportunity where none existed. The FBP, a unique hiring incentive tool, targets individuals whose backgrounds can pose significant barriers to securing or retaining employment.

Hiring Veterans

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) is committed to helping America’s veterans and separating service members by preparing them for meaningful careers, providing employment resources and expertise, and protecting their employment rights. Learn more about how to hire a veteran.

On-The-Job Training

There are two On-the-Job Training Programs: New Hire and Performance-Based Training. Funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, the OJT Program gives individuals an opportunity to learn job skills and allow employers to train new employees while saving money and training costs.

Rapid Response Team

Rapid Response Team provides on-site assistance to workers when plants announce layoffs. When plants close or substantial layoffs are implemented, the Rapid Response Team swiftly reacts and meets on-site with employers and employees affected by job losses. At the employee group meetings, workers receive information about unemployment compensation, pension benefits, job training, employment services, health insurance, credit counseling and many other services.

Work Opportunity Tax Credit

The WOTC is a Federal tax credit available to employers for hiring individuals from certain target groups who have consistently faced significant barriers to employment.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Programs

Under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, the Workforce Development Division works with the Alabama Workforce Investment Board and Local Workforce Investment Boards to implement employment, training and career development programs.

Youth Programs

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act funds provide services including programs for out-of-school youth that lack basic skills and are unemployed or underemployed and assistance for those with disabilities.

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