At the national level, websites such as www.linkedin.com, www.monster.com, www.careerbuilder.com and www.indeed.com have extensive search capabilities as well as resume tips, forum support and professional networking options.
The National Military Spouse Network, a networking, mentoring and professional development organization, has a wealth of career information at its website, www.nationalmilitaryspousenetwork.org. The group aims to help military spouses build a meaningful, sustained career path and offers a library of articles that touch on topics like entrepreneurship, resume tips, self-promotion and more as well as a membership-only discussion forum. The organization also features companies that are military spouse-owned or military spouse-friendly on its Homefront Business Listings page.
Alabama Department of Labor
649 Monroe St.
Montgomery, AL 36131 334-242-8620
Alabama JobLink maintains an internet portal for job seekers looking for work and for employers needing workers. The website serves as a one-stop employment and training service. Job hunters can get help in job preparation and exploring careers, labor market information, job fairs and unemployment insurance information. Most cities, including Decatur and Huntsville, have a workforce center.
State of Alabama
State Personnel Department
300 Folsom Administrative Building
64 N. Union St.
Montgomery, AL 36130 334-353-3492
Employment opportunities with the state of Alabama are posted online. Click “Employment Opportunities” for current job listings or “Applicant Portal” for step-by-step instructions for completing a job application and applying in person, by mail, by fax or online.
100 Northside Square
Huntsville, AL 35801 256-532-3614
Madison County employs more than 1,000 people in its workforce. Jobs are posted online with benefits information, and applications are available for download with submission instructions.
302 Lee St. NE
Decatur, AL 35601 256-301-8700
Current job openings are posted on the website, and applications are available for download with submission instructions. For questions or comments, email HRDirector@co.morgan.al.us.
City of Huntsville
308 Fountain Circle
Huntsville, AL 35801 256-427-5240
Huntsville is a major employer in the area, employing about 1,925 full-time workers. Click on “Job Openings” for a list of available jobs, frequently asked questions and job specifications. You can apply online by clicking on the job title you are interested in, then clicking on the “Apply” link. If this is the first time you are applying using the online job application process, you will need to create an account. After your account has been established, you can build an application by clicking on the “Build Job Application” link. This application can be saved and used to apply for more than one job opening.
City of Madison
100 Hughes Road
Madison, AL 35758 256-772-5612
Jobs are posted online with benefits information, and applications are available for download with submission instructions.
City of New Hope
5496 Main Drive
New Hope, AL 35760 256-723-2616
From the main menu on city’s website, click “Employment” to connect with job opportunities and the city’s online application process