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Austin hospitals expanding apprenticeship programs with funding from Workforce Solutions

Workforce Solutions Capital Area has been awarded $540,000 from the Texas Workforce Commission that they are using to expand local health care apprenticeship programs at St. David’s Healthcare, ...

Austin Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly to 3.4% in October 2021

AUSTIN – The Austin-Round Rock MSA* unemployment rate dropped slightly from 3.5% in September 2021 to 3.4%** in October 2021, representing 44,568 unemployed residents, according to data released ...

Austin has a reason to celebrate Nat’l Apprenticeship Week

3-minute read In this letter: Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week as we expand “earn as you learn” healthcare apprenticeships, and Austin continues to boast one the lowest unemployment rates ...

Austin has a reason to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

Workforce Solutions Capital Area, training providers, and healthcare employers expand “earn as you learn” apprenticeship opportunities in the Austin metro. ...

Opening Doors for Austin Youth at Youth Career Day

Did you know Workforce Solutions Capital Area supports opportunity youth in Austin? Opportunity youth are people who are 16 to 24 years old and not sufficiently engaged in education and employment. ...

Addressing diversity, equity, & inclusion in Austin’s workforce

3-minute read In this letter: Our new report on diversity, equity, and inclusion for the Austin area workforce, and how we’re partnering with a local nonprofit to employ Austinites and feed families ...

Essential worker? You can get free child care!

Good news! Workforce Solutions Capital Area currently has funding available for Essential Workers to provide scholarships for child care services. This funding is available for families that live in ...

Opinion: We can connect young people to high-paying careers using marketing

Welcome to the MakeItMovement.org, an Austin-based nonprofit organization whose partners include the Austin Community College District, Workforce Solutions Capital Area, E3 Alliance, Texas ...

Increasing rent is pushing some out of Austin. Here’s our plan to help

3-minute read Happy Halloween, Austin friends and advisors! In this letter: How Austin’s Hire Local Plan helps the community see economic benefits, and who’s helping to build connections ...
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