• 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

  • Chamber VP Kwee Lan Teo recognized by national association

    We are proud of our very own Vice President of Workforce and Talent Alignment Kwee Lan Teo for being named an Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) Fellow for Education and Talent Development.The fellowship is designed to advance...

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  • Chamber & ISD partners achieve top state FAFSA rate, make college more affordable for families

    Over the last four years, the Austin Chamber and its DTC70 school district partners (Austin, Hutto, Leander, Pflugerville, Round Rock) have worked to achieve the goal of 70 percent direct to college enrollment rate. To do this, the Chamber organizes,...

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  • Austin Chamber Celebrates Educators and Students at 2018 State of Education Event

    Since 2006, the Austin Chamber has partnered with local colleges and several Central Texas school districts to improve college enrollment. The Direct-to-College 70 (DTC70) program is working to attain a 70 percent rate of direct enrollment into post-secondary education, on...

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