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Recent News

Rural Capital Area Unemployment Rate Steady at 2.7% in November

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.

Rural Capital Area Jobless Rate Drops for Third Straight Month

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.

Rural Capital Area Adds 3,925 Jobs in September, Unemployment Rate Drops to 2.8%

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*.