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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

Veteran's Workshop

10/24/2017 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Are you a veteran looking for work? Join us for our Veteran's Workshop and explore the right steps to take to getting hired.

Succeed at Work

10/24/2017 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Learn how making healthy choices can benefit your life! From understanding your values to goal planning, this course will enrich your everyday life and help you gain the focus you need!

WIOA Youth Orientation

10/24/2017 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 1 - Measure and Meaning Situation Assessment 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Skills Assessment 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. [Lunch Break 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.] Self Assessment 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. WorkInTexas 101 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)

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

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

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Austin, TX 78702
(512) 223-5400

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