Category: Success Stories

01

Sep2017
After entering the Summer Earn and Learn (SEAL) program, which provides pre-employment transition services to students with disabilities, Colton Head completed a weeklong Job Readiness Boot Camp led by Workforce Solutions Capital Area’s Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) youth contractor, Goodwill Industries of Central Texas. Read More

31

Aug2017

Made in Texoma

This video highlights the manufacturing sector in the Texoma area where more than 4,000 are employed in manufacturing, earning an average salary of $57,000. Read More

23

Aug2017
Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas offers an on-the-job training program that helps offset new-employee expenses. On-the-job training is one of the quickest and most successful ways for job seekers to develop specific employable skills. Job seekers obtain enhanced training while earning an income, becoming self-sufficient, and overcoming barriers to employment. Northeast ... Read More

23

Aug2017
Workforce Solutions East Texas partners with Eastman Chemical Company and other area manufacturers and construction employers in the Pre-Apprentice Program Skills Investment program targeting out-of-school youth eligible for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act services. With completion of the four-week classroom training program that offers soft skills with industry-specific orientation, participants ... Read More

13

Jun2017
This comprehensive career awareness and skills training initiative is designed to develop a talent pipeline of skilled employees for careers in advanced manufacturing by implementing an industry-defined curriculum providing a comprehensive pathway for an educated and skilled workforce. The program was recognized by the Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC) as ... Read More

13

Jun2017
Workforce Solutions Lower Rio Grande partnered with the Mission Economic Development Corporation and other area partners on a High Demand Job Training grant from TWC to provide hundreds of youth ages 6 to 17-years-old with computer science coding classes. The program was recognized by the Texas Economic Development Council ... Read More

13

Jun2017

Skills For U.S.

This interactive site is a clearinghouse of all things workforce -- from information on WIOA and business and jobseeker success stories, to industry and jobseeker success stories. Read More

24

Jan2017
Rural Capital Area worked closely with RDC to support its recruitment activities, including offering Vice President Dave Holden office space at the Workforce Solutions Office in Round Rock to use to conduct interviews. During the first week of recruitment within Rural Capital Area facilities, RDC hired 15 new employees. ... Read More

15

Jan2017
More than a dozen Local Workforce Development Boards were recognized for their outstanding accomplishments over the past year at the 20th Annual Texas Workforce Conference Board Awards ceremony last December in Houston. Read More

15

Jan2017
The annual Texas Workforce Commission 2016 Employer Awards recognizes “those employers, whose innovation, hard work, and investment in the Texas workforce contribute to the state’s thriving economy and its more than 13 million workers.” This program booklet contains brief descriptions of both award recipient and nominee programs. Read More

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