The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) recently announced the award of $1.5 million in funding for the Foster Youth Dropout Recovery and High School Completion pilot program to help current and former foster youth ages 16 to 25 earn a high school diploma or its equivalent, and obtain high-demand workforce skills ... Read More
During Texas Apprenticeship Week, TWC’s ApprenticeshipTexas, encourages employers to discover how Registered Apprenticeship programs provide training opportunities for businesses, education partners, labor organizations and industry associations meet the ongoing need for a skilled workforce.
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) announced today that Brownwood Regional Medical Center of Brownwood, Domtar Personal Care of Waco and Shannon Health of San Angelo are the finalists for the 2017 Texas Workforce Solutions Large Employer of the Year Award. Arrow Ford of Abilene, Big Creek Construction Ltd. of Lorena ... Read More
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), in partnership with 28 local workforce development boards and the Texas Veterans Commission, will host veterans hiring fairs in 29 cities throughout Texas on Thursday, Nov. 9.
Many newer apprenticeship programs are technology-oriented — training people for positions such as internal tech support or software programming. But they’re also training human resources analysts, insurance customer support agents, account managers and more.
There were overall job decreases of 7,300 in September, due largely to effects from Hurricane Harvey. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 4.0 percent, down from 4.2 percent in August and remained below the national rate of 4.2 percent. Annual employment growth for Texas was 2.1 percent.