Recent News

May 2015 Unemployment Update

AUSTIN – According to the Texas Workforce Commission, the Capital Area* unemployment increased by 0.1% to 3.1% from April 2015 to May 2015. ...

March & April 2015 Working in Austin Update

April 2015 Unemployment Update

Austin Experiences Lowest Unemployment in Fourteen Years

AUSTIN – According to the Texas Workforce Commission, the Capital Area* unemployment decreased by 0.3% to 3.0% from March 2015 to April ...

Upcoming Events

Re-Employment Orientation

7/2/2015 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Workforce Solutions Career Center Orientation: Introduces customers to all available services and resources. Doors close at time given (sharp).

Stress Management Strategies

7/2/2015 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Let us help you take control and learn how to cope with the stress or unemployment.

Practice Interviewing

7/2/2015 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

The Interviewing Practice assists job seekers who need to re-focus their job search. The workshop is upbeat, intensive and empowering.

AARP Hiring Event

7/2/2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Workforce Solutions Capital Area Hiring Event Attention Job Seekers: AARP Training Opportunity  For People 55 and Older Date/Time: Thursday, 10:00 am — 12:00 pm Workforce Solutions Career Center North 6505 Airport Boulevard, Suite 101, Austin, TX 78752 To attend this event you MUST be registered at and apply to the posting. Bring your resume. If you have any questions contact center staff or call 512.454.9675. Wor...

Success Stories

Navigating the Sea of Unemployment

“You have to be persistent. It’s as if you are one fish in a big sea.”

~ Natalie Watters

Skills without the Means

“If [a veteran] wants better, they can find better with Workforce.”

~ James Poissot

An Untapped Resource

“I didn’t even know I had these skill sets. They were dormant.”

~ Tazio Lotts

Workforce Solutions Capital Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available, upon request, to persons with disabilities. Relay Texas: 1.800.735.2989 (TDD) / 711 (Voice).