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UA Center Reports Alabama Economy Expected to Grow Slowly in 2016

Alabama’s economy is expected to grow 1.9 percent in 2016 while the state’s businesses remain relatively cautious about hiring, according to a midyear report released by The University of Alabama’s Center for Economic and Business Research. The expected growth for 2016 is slightly lower than the 2.4 percent grow seen in 2015.

Economic Forecast from UA’s CBER Optimistic as State Job Growth Continues

Alabama job growth continues to pick up from the slow pace seen in the first half of 2014, according to data from the Center for Business and Economic Research at The University of Alabama.

UA Survey Reveals Education-Workforce Training Top Issue Facing State

Education, including workforce training, is the top issue facing the state, according to a survey of Alabama’s state business executives conducted by University of Alabama researchers.

UA Matters: Words to Use, Avoid during Job Interviews

There are many things you can do, or say, during a job interview that could either help you land the job or ensure you’ll never hear from that job prospect again. The University of Alabama’s Travis Railsback offers a few tips on what words to use, or avoid, during that all-important job interview.

UA Centers Offer First Nonprofit Protégé Program for Students

The University of Alabama Community Service Center and Career Center are teaming up to offer the first Nonprofit Protégé Program, an experience that will allow UA students to work alongside a nonprofit organization director.

Authors Offer Readings, Advice, Panels During UA Creative Campus Event

The University of Alabama’s Creative Campus will host a reading and several events centered on writing Monday, Sept. 13, and Tuesday, Sept. 14, on campus.

UA Economists See State’s Economy Continuing to Contract in Second Quarter

Slowdowns in consumer and business spending, tightened lending conditions, and a weak housing sector are negatively impacting both output and employment across Alabama. That is the latest update from the Center for Business and Economic Research at The University of Alabama.

UA College of Communication and Information Sciences to Host 13th Annual Career Fair

The 13th annual Communication Career Fair, one of the longest-running campus job fairs for the communication industry, is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Ballroom of Ferguson Center on The University of Alabama campus.

LongHorn Steakhouse President Will Speak to UA Students

Dave George, president of LongHorn Steakhouse, will speak to students at The University of Alabama on Monday, April 14, at 5 p.m. at the Child Development Research Center.

UA Career Center Offers Workshops on ‘Finding a Calling’

Gregg Levoy, author of “Callings: Finding and Following an Authentic Life,” will present a workshop for students at The University of Alabama on Monday, Jan. 28 from 7-9 p.m. in the Moody Music Concert Hall on “Don’t Just Declare a Major, Follow a Calling.”

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