Category: Success Stories

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Dec2017
Presentation at TAWB November meetings by Capital Area Workforce Board of the process by which the Austin/Travis County Master Community Workforce Plan was developed. Read More

21

Dec2017
Presentation on the West Texas Energy Consortium at TAWB November meetings by Concho Valley, Permian Basin and West Central Texas boards. Read More

20

Dec2017

2017 TWC Board Awards

Each year the Texas Workforce Commission recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of Boards in the following categories: Service to Business, Service to Workers, Service to Community, Industry Sector Outreach, Youth Inspiration & Career Awareness, Sector Partnership & Career Pathways, Texas HireAbility, and Texas Rising Star Child Care. This program booklet provides ... Read More

20

Dec2017

2017 TWC Employer Awards

Each year the Texas Workforce Commission honors those employers whose innovation, hard work, and investment in the Texas workforce contributes to the state’s thriving economy and provides opportunities to more than 13 million workers. This program booklet provides summaries of all those employers nominated and their successful collaborations with Texas' 28 ... Read More

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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

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