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Lake Travis-area businesses to recruit new employees through virtual job fair

Lake Travis-area businesses to recruit new employees through virtual job fair

Those looking for employment in the Lake Travis area will have access to a virtual job fair May 18. The event will be hosted by the Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce and Workforce Solutions Capital ...
Local demand for construction workers remains high amid U.S. labor shortage

Local demand for construction workers remains high amid U.S. labor shortage

A May 9 report by Workforce Solutions Capital Area found a spike in job postings over the last five years in the metro for building equipment contractors. ...
State of Child Care Services in Austin-Travis Co

State of Child Care Services in Austin-Travis Co

3-minute read Good afternoon Austin friends, In this edition: Our March 2021 State of Child Care Services report, and how we teamed up with Bank of America to ensure Austin ...
Workforce Solutions Capital Area and Bank of America Support Travis County’s Child Care Providers with Donations of Cleaning and PPE Supplies

Workforce Solutions Capital Area and Bank of America Support Travis County’s Child Care Providers with Donations of Cleaning and PPE Supplies

More Americans are receiving their COVID19 vaccine, but the pandemic has not ended yet. During this time, the importance of creating safe and nurturing spaces for the children of working parents in ...
See what we did together

See what we did together

3-minute read Good afternoon Austin friends, In this edition —1 big thing: A look at our 2020 Impact Report, highlighting our most significant accomplishments together during this ...
Viewpoint: Keep it quirky when you move to ATX

Viewpoint: Keep it quirky when you move to ATX

Jason Kelley, managing partner of Global Strategic Partnerships at IBM, speaks on the need to invest in high-demand career-prep programs, including those through Workforce Solutions Capital Area. ...
Hot tech jobs amid Austin’s hiring surge

Hot tech jobs amid Austin’s hiring surge

3-minute read Good afternoon Austin friends, In this edition: The Texas Workforce Commission’s (TWC) official March jobs report for Austin comes amid a hiring boom, Austin comes in No. 2 ...
Austin’s jobless rate drops as economy shows signs of recovery

Austin’s jobless rate drops as economy shows signs of recovery

“Our job market has significantly changed, and thousands of our neighbors are still feeling the pandemic’s effects,” said Tamara Atkinson, CEO at Workforce Solutions Capital Area. “However, Austin ...
Austin Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.3% in March 2021

Austin Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.3% in March 2021

AUSTIN – The Austin-area unemployment rate decreased in March 2021, according to the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). TWC’s updated employment estimates released today say the Austin-Round Rock* ...
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