Special Events


A job fair designed to connect Texas veterans with Texas employers.

Hiring Red, White & You! Job Fairs will again be held around the state this November, Workforce Solutions Capital Area is partnering with the Texas Workforce Commission again to host the Capital Area Hiring Red, White & You! Job Fair.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Norris Conference Center

(2525 W. Anderson Ln. #365

Austin, TX 78757)

Employer Registration opened September 15.

Download the Employer Registration Form.

Please reserve you spot early.  Space is limited and this event has filled up quickly in past years.

Employers Please Note: Only employers with job openings/positions posted in WorkInTexas.com prior to the event will be allowed to participate. Absolutely no selling of products or services (training opportunities) will be allowed. Companies not following these guidelines may lose their reservations. This job fair is dedicated to putting our veterans back to work.

Job Seeker Registration will open October 1. 

Please contact Tiffany Daniels (tiffany.daniels@wfscapitalarea.com) if you wish to be added to the employer waitlist or have any questions about the event.


2013 Event

Due to the success of 2012’s inaugural veterans-focused hiring events around the state, Workforce Solutions Capital Area partnered with the Texas Workforce Commission and the Texas Veterans Commission again to host the Capital Area Hiring Red, White & You! Job Fair. 

The Capital Area event was held:

Thursday, November 14th
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Norris Conference Center
(2525 W. Anderson Ln. #365)

Thanks to all of our wonderful local employers, the Capital Area job fair again quickly reached capacity. Reserve your spot early for 2014!

2013 Participating Employers
  • AlliedBarton Security Services
  • American GI Forum
  • AMI Staffing, Inc.
  • Art Institute of Austin
  • Aryzta, LLC
  • Austin Apartment Assoc.
  • Charles Schwab
  • City of Austin Corporate HR
  • City of Austin Police Communication
  • CVS Caremark
  • DeVry University, Austin Campus
  • Evans Personnel
  • Farmers Insurance Group/Buentello Group
  • Fleet Mainenance of Texas
  • GCA Services Group
  • Gila LLC
  • Glazzing Saddles
  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber
  • HID
  • IBC Bank
  • KeyStaff, Inc.
  • Liquidation Channel
  • Luminex
  • Maximus
  • Military Peer Veteran Peer Network
  • New Horizons
  • Pacesetter Personnel
  • Peak Performers
  • Petroleum Solutions, Inc
  • Priebe Security Services, Inc.
  • Progressive Insurance
  • Randalls
  • RRISD Food Service
  • Seton Healthcare Family
  • Southern Careers Institute
  • St. David's HealthCare
  • Standard Parking
  • Texas Apartment Assoc.
  • Texas Department of Insurance
  • Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars District 28
  • Texas Workforce Commission
  • Timberline 1 Management Company
  • Time Warner Cable
  • Titus Electrical Contracting
  • Travis County
  • Travis Transit Management, Inc.
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Volt
2012 Event

As a part of a statewide program, Workforce Solutions Capital Area partnered with the City of Austin, the Austin Convention Center and the Texas Workforce Commission to bring the Travis County/Austin-area a unique hiring event for veterans and their families.

The Capital Area event was held:

Thursday, November 15th
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Austin Convention Center
(500 E. Cesar Chavez St.)

As an added service to help veterans prepare for the event, Workforce Solutions Capital Area hosted four free Veterans Workshops at the North Office on Airport Boulevard.

Thanks to all of our wonderful local employers, the Capital Area job fair quickly reached capacity.

2012 Participating Employers
  • Allstate Insurance Company
  • American Campus Communities
  • AMI Staffing, Inc.
  • Armor Affiliates, Inc.
  • The Art Institute of Austin
  • Aryzta, LLC
  • Austin Police Communications Department
  • Austin Resource Recovery
  • Austin Water Utility
  • Bradley Morris, Inc.
  • Capital Area Food Bank of Texas
  • Catapult Learning
  • Central Texas OB/GYN Associates
  • City of Austin
  • City of Austin Fire Department
  • Combined Insurance
  • CORE Health Care
  • DeVry University
  • Dispenser Installation Specialist
  • Dollar General
  • Evins Personnel Consultants, Inc.
  • Excel Learning Center
  • FedEx Ground
  • Ferrovial Agroman US Corp
  • Gila, LLC
  • Integrated Human Capital
  • Intertech Commercial Flooring
  • Johnson Roofing
  • Kwik Chek Food
  • LeFleur Transportation
  • Liquidation Channel
  • LogistiCare Solutions
  • Luminex Corp.
  • Mary Kay Cosmetics
  • Mass Mutual/SW Financial Group
  • The Mission Continues
  • Military Veteran Peer Network
  • Mitratech
  • One West Bank
  • Pacesetter Personnel
  • Parallon Business Services
  • Peak Performers
  • Priebe Security Services, Inc.
  • Pro Security Group
  • Pronto Insurance
  • Randalls
  • Rent-A-Center
  • San Antonio Police Department
  • Seton Healthcare Family
  • Silverleaf Resorts
  • St. David's HealthCare Partnership
  • Taco Cabana
  • Tailwind Associates
  • TeleNetwork
  • Texas Army National Guard
  • Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
  • Texas Department of Agriculture
  • Texas Department of Criminal Justice
  • Texas Department of Public Safety
  • Texas Office of Injured Employee Counsel
  • Texas Oncology
  • Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars, District 28
  • Texas Water Development Board
  • Texas Workforce Commission
  • Travis County
  • Ultra Electronics Advanced Tactical System
  • United States Army Recruiting Austin
  • United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Internal Controls Service
  • United States Security Associates, Inc.
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Volt Workforce Solutions
  • Westminster
  • Whataburger

Annual Awards Luncheon

The goal of the annual Workforce Solutions Capital Area Awards Luncheon is to celebrate the accomplishments of Travis County employers and community organizations that collaborate with Workforce Solutions throughout the year. We also want to pay tribute to individuals who have become self-sufficient using the workforce services and support resources provided through our many programs.

6th Annual Workforce Solutions Capital Area Awards Luncheon

Thursday, October 16, 2014
11 am - 1 pm
Austin Country Club

Keynote Speaker:


Dr. Ray Marshall
Chair, Economics & Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin

Nominations

Nominations are now open.  All submissions must be received by 5:00 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, August 21. Download the Nomination Form.

Categories Include:

  • Employer of Excellence
  • Workforce Professional
  • Outstanding Child Care Provider
  • Workforce Development Innovation
  • Excellence Through Individual Achievement (Adult and Youth categories)

Sponsorships

Corporate Sponsorships are currently available. Click here for available opportunities. 

Special Thanks to Our Current 2014 Sponsors!

  • St. Edward's University
  • Luminex Corporation
  • Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Luminex
  • IBM
  • Skillpoint Alliance
  • IBEW Local 520

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Donna Crenshaw at 512.597.7124 or donna.crenshaw@wfscapitalarea.com.

Past Workforce Solutions Captial Area Award Luncheons


Workforce Solutions 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).

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