• 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

  • Texas Mutual Now Accepting Grant Applications for Nonprofits Fortifying the Workforce

    Texas Mutual is accepting applications through September 29 from Texas nonprofits for our grant cycle focused on supporting the workforce and strengthening the state’s economy. Our workforce development and safety training grants are the second of two Request for Proposal (RFP) initiatives this year investing in nonprofit organizations for their efforts to support working families and fortify businesses.

    Sep 18, 2023

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  • Celebrate Austin Community College | Light Up Purple on September 17

    Austin Community College first opened its doors in Central Texas on September 17, 1973. 50 years ago, ACC had one goal in mind: to provide affordable and accessible education for all. They are proud to have served our community every year since. 

    Sep 14, 2023

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  • Austin Job Postings Report May 2023

    There were approximately 86,000 available job postings during the May 2023 monthly reporting period, approximately 10,000 more job postings than the previous month. New (first-time) postings decreased by 1,197 to 25,831. New Job Postings, in May 2023, represented 30 percent of all Available Job Postings – seven percent less than in April. New Job Postings in the Austin, Dallas, and Houston metros decreased by 4-5% compared to the prior month.

    Jun 19, 2023

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