• 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

  • ABJ: Austin metro's record-smashing year ended with nearly 27K jobs announced

    The Austin Business Journal recently published an article giving an overview of the extremely successful year the Austin region had for expansions and relocations. Even with the economic impact from the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 was a historic year for job growth in our region.

    Jan 14, 2022

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  • Austin Job Postings Report December 2021

    There were approximately 87,800 available job postings during the December 2021 monthly reporting period, a decrease of 3,000 postings compared to the previous month. There are currently about 3,000 postings indicating vaccination requirements or mentions, an increase of 1,100 more postings when compared to the previous month.

    Jan 12, 2022

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  • Austin Job Postings Report November 2021

    There were about 90,800 Available Job Postings during the November 2021 monthly reporting period, a decrease of 1,700 postings compared to the previous month. Management Occupations continue to overtake Computer and Mathematical Occupations as the top occupational group. More tech-related jobs may be posted beyond the Austin market, as these occupations offer greater remote work opportunities.

    Dec 9, 2021

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