• K-12 initiatives and college ready

    We invest in our high school students to help prepare them for success in college, careers, or the military.

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  • Talent attraction & labor market trends

    We work hard to keep Austin working through employer engagement and talent development projects.

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Work Live Austin

U.S. News & World Report has named Austin the "Best Place to Live" in America for three years in a row. Find job postings and discover what it is like to call the Austin region home.

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  • 2019 Workforce Development Report: Innovation, Collaboration & Transformation

    In August 2019, along with our partners at Austin Community College, we released the 2019 Workforce Development Report: Innovation, Collaboration & Transformation highlighting ACC’s efforts to build the workforce in the region’s most in-demand industries: IT, skilled trades and manufacturing, and health.

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Recent News

  • Austin Job Postings Report June 2022

    There were 119,600 available job postings during the June 2022 monthly reporting period, 28,900 more job postings than the previous month. New (first-time) postings increased by 4,400 to 49,100. The number of job postings with signing bonuses also saw a 29 percent increase, when compared to the previous month.

    Jul 13, 2022

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  • A Stronger Pipeline of Local, Diverse Talent Will Fuel Economic Growth

    The labor market across the country has changed significantly since 2020, leaving employers struggling to fill roles and retain employees as businesses compete for talent. A new Texas Workforce Commission report out this month found the unemployment rate in Austin is the lowest it has been since the coronavirus pandemic began, sitting at 2.5%.

    Jul 12, 2022

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  • Austin Job Postings Report May 2022

    There were approximately 90,700 job postings available during the May 2022 monthly reporting period, 5,300 more than the previous month. New (first-time) postings for the Austin region are growing significantly as employers locally and outside our market seek to fill their open positions.

    Jun 8, 2022

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