• 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 August 2021

    There were about 88,000 Available Job Postings during the August 2021 monthly reporting period. There are currently about 440 postings indicating vaccination requirements/mentions and slightly over 6,000 postings with signing bonuses.

    Sep 8, 2021

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  • Chamber connects students to college & careers

    Nationally, research shows that between 10-40 percent of students planning to attend college encounter enrollment barriers that impact low-income or first-generation student enrollments. This process has been defined as “summer melt.”

    Aug 26, 2021

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  • Central Texas back to school plan

    As COVID cases and requirements are changing daily, see below to stay up to date with the Central Texas school districts' return to school plans.

    Aug 25, 2021

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