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Hyundai jobs could boost morale of local unemployed

Mention the possibility of jobs for Selma residents and Clifford Hunter’s eyes light up.

The CareerLink facilitator for the Central Alabama Skills Training Consortium is especially glad these days to see Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama searching for employees to fill 1,600 jobs at its new Hope Hull manufacturing plant.

That’s where Hunter, and the program he oversees in Selma called &uot;Fast Track,&uot; can help. Fast Track, a 10-week course provides participants with entry-level skills needed for most industries and businesses in Alabama, Hunter explains.

The training focuses on basic education, computer skills, problem solving, workplace behavior, manufacturing and job acquisition. Completion of the course could help potential Hyundai job seekers, Hunter says.

The next 10-week Fast Track course begins April 21. For more information, call the Central Alabama Skills Training Consortium at (334) 875-8909.