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Addressing a skilled worker shortage in the healthcare industry

Addressing a skilled worker shortage in the healthcare industry

3-minute read In this edition: How local healthcare partners are creating a unified front through apprenticeships to address a skilled workers shortage, and a recap of Biden’s first budget request. ...
Stable Housing and Workforce Outcomes

Stable Housing and Workforce Outcomes

3-minute read In this edition: In a new WFS report, research suggests the outcomes of stable housing efforts can be improved when combined with workforce development efforts. Good news:  ...
Pathways to financial stability and jobs available through the National Dislocated Worker Grant program

Pathways to financial stability and jobs available through the National Dislocated Worker Grant program

The National Dislocated Worker Grant (NDWG) program offers stop-gap supports to get residents financially stable and connected to jobs. Through NDWG, residents have access to job opportunities with ...
Austin is in a strong hiring environment

Austin is in a strong hiring environment

3-minute read In this edition: The Austin unemployment rate drops below 5% for the first time since December 2020, and how college graduates entering the workforce may have a better chance now ...
Patient’s Premier Choice Shows Appreciation and Increases Retention with the Incumbent Worker Training Program

Patient’s Premier Choice Shows Appreciation and Increases Retention with the Incumbent Worker Training Program

Why should a business invest in growing the skills of its workforce? For Patient's Premier Choice (PPC), a pediatric home health care agency serving patients in Austin metro area, the reason is to ...
Austin’s jobless rate drops below 5%, hits lowest point in pandemic era

Austin’s jobless rate drops below 5%, hits lowest point in pandemic era

In another sign that economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is underway, Austin’s unemployment rate last month fell below 5% for the first time since December 2020 and to its lowest ...
Austin unemployment rate drops below 5% for 1st time since Dec. 2020

Austin unemployment rate drops below 5% for 1st time since Dec. 2020

“We are in a strong hiring environment, one with more businesses opening up and more relocating to the Austin metro,” said Tamara Atkinson, CEO of Workforce Solutions Capital Area. “However, those ...
Austin Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.5% in April 2021

Austin Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.5% in April 2021

AUSTIN – The Austin metro’s April unemployment rate fell below 5% for the first time since December 2020, according to the Texas Workforce Commission. TWC’s updated employment estimates released ...
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