Dear Friends and Fellow Employers,
I am proud to lead the Texas Association of Workforce Boards (TAWB), an association of the 28 Texas local workforce development boards. Thanks to the efforts of the leadership preceding me, TAWB is and will remain dedicated to meeting the workforce development needs of Texas employers.
In the past few years, the Texas economy has substantially outperformed those of other states in jobs creation. As demonstrated by the recent recession, the Texas economy is more resilient, suffered less and recovered faster than those of other states. A recent report by the Texas Comptroller indicates that as of the summer of 2011, Texas has regained 82% of the jobs shed by employers during Texas' recession. Read more