Job Search & Training
Seeking employment for the first time? Making a career change? We’re with you every step of the way. We also work hand in hand with Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) to ensure laid-off workers have the resources needed to find the right job.
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Career Events & Workshops
Earn and Learn through Apprenticeships
Paid training and apprenticeships are an option for a variety of industries. We help many people who want to train for their future and still earn an income to pay for day-to-day expenses.
Find a Job Now
Registering for WorkInTexas.com is your first step to finding employment. It’s a free, online, job resource tool brought to you by Workforce Solutions Capital Area and the Texas Workforce Commission.
- Access to thousands of local and statewide jobs
- Online real-time job searches
- Contact information for employers
- Email notifications of job matches
- Professional resume wizard
- Helpful career tools
- State of Texas or teacher applications
- Ability to save your searches
Career Events & Workshops
Join us to learn how to get the most out of Work In Texas, create effective resumes, ace job interviews, succeed at work, directly connect to employers, and more.
Texas Workforce Commission Unemployment Insurance Services
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) handles all Unemployment Insurance (UI) matters. UI services are available online 24/7, and by telephone Monday-Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Note: As a rule, you can get help via the internet faster than by telephone.
All individuals who file an unemployment insurance claim must register for work at WorkInTexas.com.
For UI services available online go to the Texas Workforce Commission’s Unemployment Benefits Services page. Online services include:
- User ID and Password Creation
- Application for Benefits
- Requesting Benefit Payments
- Calculating and Reporting Earnings
- Claim and Payment Status
- Registering for Work through WorkInTexas.com
- Information on Appeals
To access UI services, please call 1.800.939.6631.
If you need assistance while at one of our Career Centers, please ask one of the Career Center staff. We will be glad to advise you.
Careers We Fund
The Targeted Occupations Lists are used to guide the investment of workforce program funds for training. Workforce Solutions Capital Area regularly analyzes the regional labor market, looking for industry and occupational trends. Based on this analysis, we have identified In-Demand Industries, In-Demand Occupations and Targeted Occupations.
Career Planning & Labor Market Info
- Career Planning: Get help identifying the best job opportunities in the Austin-Travis County region.
- Labor Market Information: We analyze local and regional labor market data to provide real-time, in-depth knowledge for your career search.
- Career Coach: Explore careers and training in our region or take an assessment to see what careers are best for you!
Free Online Learning
Metrix Learning gives you access to self-paced, expert approved training for 180 days! Pass your courses with 80% or higher to earn a certificate of completion, which you can download, print, and bring on interviews to show employers you have the skills they’re looking for! Metrix also offers industry certification training in popular certifications, like Microsoft Office, Project Management, CompTIA, and many more!
Workforce Solutions Capital Area helps low-income youth (ages 14–24) prepare for success in the classroom – and on the job. You can receive work-readiness and life skills that will help you achieve your career goals. Learn more.
Click below to choose the most convenient option for you. We look forward to working with you!
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