Recent News

September 2017 Labor Market Update

Austin-Area Unemployment Drops to 2.9%

AUSTIN – Figures released by the Texas Workforce Commission today show the unemployment rate in the Austin-Round Rock MSA* dropped from ...

August 2017 Labor Market Update

Austin-Area Unemployment Creeps Back Up to 3.4%

AUSTIN – Figures released by the Texas Workforce Commission today show the unemployment rate in the Austin-Round Rock MSA* crept back up ...

July 2017 Labor Market Update

Austin-Area Unemployment Inches Down to 3.2% in July

AUSTIN – Figures released by the Texas Workforce Commission today show the unemployment rate in the Austin-Round Rock MSA* inched down from ...
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Upcoming Events

WIOA Youth Orientation

11/9/2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), WFS Capital Area helps low-income youth, aged 14-21, move toward a better career through education, job training and employment. This orientation will introduce you to the WIOA program and help you determine if it is the best fit for you. Move toward a better career through education, job training and employment. For youth ages 14-21 living in Travis County who need their GED or full-time employment; NOT for youth currentl...

Career MAPS Workshops  Day 4 - Success and Sources Marketing Tools for a Successful Job Search 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Building Your Personal Brand 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. [Lunch Break 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.] Resume and Cover Letter 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Networking 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Hiring Red, White & You!

11/9/2017 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM

A job fair designed to connect Texas veterans, service members and spouses with Texas employers. Workforce Solutions Capital Area has partnered with the Texas Workforce Commission and the Texas Veterans Commission to again host the 6th Annual Capital Area Hiring Red, White & You! Job Fair.   Thursday, November 9, 2017 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex 1165 Hargrave Street Austin, TX 78702 This event is FREE for participating employers a...

Career MAPS Workshops  Day 4 - Success and Sources Marketing Tools for a Successful Job Search 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Building Your Personal Brand 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. [Lunch Break 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.] Resume and Cover Letter 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Networking 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Success Stories

Earning Confidence and Success in the Summer Earn and Learn Program

“When I am ready to have a job, I will know what to do and be able to work."

Colton Head

Finding a New Home Through WERC

Now, I have friends, I have work, and consider Austin my home.”

Diana Martinez

Driving Toward Success in Pink Steel Toed Boots

“I knew I needed to make the change."

Nola Ryan



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)

Equal Opportunity is the Law

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North Center
6505 Airport Blvd, Suite 101
Austin, TX 78752
(512) 454-9675

South Center
6505 Burleson Road, Goodwill Bldg
Austin, TX 78744
(512) 381-4200

East Center
3401 Webberville Rd, Bldg 1000
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 223-5400

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