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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 ...
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* ...
Workforce Solutions Capital Area to Host PPE and Cleaning Supplies Curbside Pickup Events for Child Care Providers on April 23-24

Workforce Solutions Capital Area to Host PPE and Cleaning Supplies Curbside Pickup Events for Child Care Providers on April 23-24

AUSTIN – Workforce Solutions Capital Area will host two curbside pickup events for child care providers in the Austin metro area to receive PPE and cleaning supplies at no cost on April 23 and 24, ...
Del Valle ISD partners with Tesla for new student training program

Del Valle ISD partners with Tesla for new student training program

Workforce Solutions Capital Area says the demand for technology jobs goes beyond Tesla. “Austin Metro was number four in the country for the largest increase in tech postings from February to,” ...
18 Austinites are Becoming Electricians with this No-Cost Opportunity

18 Austinites are Becoming Electricians with this No-Cost Opportunity

To help connect residents interested in the skilled trades, we joined Lone Star Construction Trades Training (Lone Star) to host a five-day, 40-hour pre-apprenticeship class in March 2021 at the ...
Workforce Solutions Capital Area Named One of the Best Places for Working Parents in 2021

Workforce Solutions Capital Area Named One of the Best Places for Working Parents in 2021

Austin, TX – Workforce Solutions Capital Area, the local workforce development board for Travis County, is excited to announce its recognition as one of the Best Places for Working Parents in Austin ...
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