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    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 December 2022

    There were approximately 73,300 Available Job Postings during the December 2022 monthly reporting period, a decrease from 77,500 postings when compared to November 2022. There were 24,060 New (first-time) Job Postings, a decrease of 6,284 first-time postings when compared to the previous month. New (first-time) Job Postings in November 2022 represented 33 percent of all Available Job Postings – a 6 percent decrease compared to the prior month. New Job Postings in Austin, Dallas, and Houston metros decreased significantly compared to the prior month, though Austin’s decreased more (-20% compared to approximately -13% in Dallas and Houston).

    Jan 24, 2023

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  • Austin Job Postings Report November 2022

    There were approximately 77,500 Available Job Postings during the November 2022 monthly reporting period, a decrease from 80,800 postings when compared to October 2022. There were 30,344 New (first-time) Job Postings, an increase of 2,246 first-time postings when compared to the previous month. New (first-time) Job Postings in November 2022 represented 39 percent of all Available Job Postings – a 4 percent increase compared to the prior month. The Austin metro outperformed the Dallas and Houston metros’ new job postings percent increase (~8% compared to ~+2.5% in Dallas and Houston).

    Jan 24, 2023

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  • Austin Job Postings Report October 2022

    There were 80,800 available job postings during the October 2022 monthly reporting period, a slight decrease from 83,000 postings compared to September. New (first-time) job postings decreased by 2,978 to 28,098. The Dallas metro's new job postings decreased at a similar rate, while those in the Houston metro decreased at a slower rate (~4% compared to ~9% in Dallas and Austin). New job postings in October 2022 represented 35 percent of all available job postings – a slight decrease compared to the prior month.

    Jan 10, 2023

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