Things you might want to know

Getting that competitive edge

Whether you are a one-person operation or one of the largest employers in Alabama, using labor market information can give you the knowledge to gain a competitive edge in the business community. Learn what the prevailing wages are in your local area, by occupation, in order to keep your salaries competitive and to retain and recruit employees. Identify employment trends, discover affirmative action data, and explore industry forecasts and occupational projections.

It doesn’t matter if you are expanding your business, downsizing, or just maintaining current levels of operations, labor market information can provide you with a wealth of material to help your business. To make it easier to find just what you are looking for, or to explore what is available, the Labor Market Information Division has published a User’s Guide. Just click on the icon below to view a copy of this guide that lists publications and products along with brief descriptions and ordering information. Also be sure to visit our Web site at:

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Labor Market Information Division User’s Guide (pdf format 1.3 meg).

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