• 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

  • Thank you, Bill Stotesbery

    A very small sample of all the accolades that headed Bill Stotesbery’s way as he announced his retirement as CEO & General Manager of Austin PBS (KLRU-TV), after 17 years.

    Sep 20, 2021

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  • 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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