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Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area

Upcoming Events

Apr 17, 2024

Preparing for the Interview

Preparing for the Interview – Understand how to research and prepare for the interview. Practice common and difficult questions so that you are prepared and leave a great impression.

Apr 17, 2024

Salary Negotiation

Salary negotiation is important in the job search process as it involves an applicant communicating their worth once a job offer is made. Learn how to understand your labor market value so you can become successful in the negotiation process.

Apr 18, 2024

Employability Skills

Employability Skills – Understand the skills that are important to employers and how to implement effective communication, teamwork & strategic thinking in the workplace.

Apr 18, 2024

Build Your Professional Brand

Build Your Professional Brand – Gain insight into why your personal brand is so important in job search while learning about techniques and tools to help build your brand.

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Quick Links

WorkInTexas.com is a comprehensive online job matching system used by both employers and job seekers alike.

The Workforce Wednesdays Virtual Career Expo campaign looks to connect employers with job seekers at weekly online hiring events to empower our Rural Capital Area communities.

Our Child Care Portal is your destination for in-depth information and resources for parents and child care providers in the Rural Capital Area.

Start My VR” is an online self-referral portal for prospective vocational rehabilitation customers, providing a convenient way for individuals with disabilities who are seeking employment to inquire about Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Services and/or be connected to a VR staff member.

Visit Rural Capital Headlight to view economic, workforce, and demographic information for the Rural Capital Area.

Navigate your way to Career Success! Review Interactive Skill-Based Career Progression Lattices for over 380 occupations to identify local pathways for Health, IT, Trades, Office & Transportation fields. See where you are now and what it takes to reach your career goals.

Training Opportunities

Target Demand Occupations

Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area has identified the industries and occupations most in demand in our nine-county area that also pay a self-sufficient wage of at least $19.00 per hour.

The Upskilling Toolkit

Human Resource Development within your company is meant to support the continual growth of your employees by enhancing their skills, knowledge, and abilities. Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area can help you identify grants, partnerships, and strategies that can best help you to achieve the goals of your organization.

Apprenticeship Solutions

As a business leader, you are driven to help move your company forward. To do that, you actively seek bold, new ideas and solutions to everyday challenges like talent recruitment, training, and retention. Apprenticeship programs are a proven solution to creating and retaining a pipeline of diverse, specialized talent that allows businesses like yours to succeed today.

Tuesday Talks

The "Tuesday Talks" video series aims to give you need-to-know information to help your job search or career exploration. The best thing is that we designed these videos to let you learn on the go.

SkillUp Rural Capital

Free UpSkill Training Resources for Central Texans. Explore career pathways, view local job postings, register for free online learning, and receive workforce services.

Virtual Career Training Workshops

Upskill your career! Attend one of our many free career workshops and watch our webinars to create new workforce opportunities.

Metrix Learning Courses Free for Texans

Upskill Today! Take advantage of free unlimited access to more than 5,000 Metrix Learning courses to upgrade your skills and get you ready for job opportunities. Courses range from 30 to 60 minutes and are available in English & Spanish.

Over 16,000 LinkedIn Learning Virtual Courses Available Free for Texans

UpSkill and prepare for career growth! We’re pleased to announce that unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning is now available to Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area participants at no cost.
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