To keep you up-to-date, Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area brings together local, state and national economic & workforce-related news in one location.
Jan 24, 2020
The economy of the Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area capped off another great year of positive employment growth in 2019, with 534 jobs added for the month of December, and 14,839 jobs created throughout the nine-county region since December 2018—an annual growth rate of 2.84 percent.
Dec 23, 2019
The unadjusted unemployment rate in the Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area remained steady at 2.7 percent in November, the same low rate recorded in October, with 1,450 jobs added, according to figures released by the Texas Workforce Commission.
Dell Technologies Honored with Employer Award of Excellence at 23rd Annual Texas Workforce Conference
Dec 09, 2019
Dell Technologies was recognized with the Employer Award of Excellence for the Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area at the Texas Workforce Commission’s 23rd Annual Texas Workforce Conference held December 4-6 in Dallas. The award honors private sector employers that are actively involved with Texas Workforce Solutions and have made a positive impact on employers, workers and the community.
Nov 15, 2019
The unemployment rate in the Rural Capital Area of Central Texas fell for the third consecutive month, dropping from 2.8 percent* in September, down to 2.7 percent in October, with 4,576 jobs added, according to figures released today by the Texas Workforce Commission.
Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area to Host 8th Annual Hiring Red, White & You! Statewide Veterans Hiring Event in Round Rock and San Marcos, to Connect Veterans and their Spouses with Employers Who Value their Exceptional Skills
Oct 31, 2019
For the eighth year, Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area is proud to host the Hiring Red, White & You! statewide veterans hiring event in the Rural Capital Area. Hiring Red, White, and You! veterans job fairs will be held simultaneously in more than 30 cities throughout the state of Texas on November 7, 2019.
Oct 18, 2019
The economy of the Rural Capital Area of Central Texas saw positive employment growth in September 2019, with 3,925 jobs added, according to figures released today by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The unadjusted unemployment rate in the nine-county workforce development area dropped from 2.9 percent in August, down to 2.8 percent in September. The 2.8 percent unemployment rate represented 15,141 residents seeking employment. The region’s unemployment rate remained below the Texas and national rates, which both came in at 3.3 percent*.