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Workforce Solutions Helps Rachel Land Her Dream Job During a Pandemic

Rachel Rodriguez thought she was taking all the right steps in her job search.  More than one hundred applications later and only three interviews in eight months, Rachel grew worried. Read more   

Rebecca's Summer Internship

Summer internships offer young adults an opportunity to gain paid work experience while continuing to pursue post-secondary educational goals.  This year, Workforce Solutions expanded its efforts to provide paid internships to students around the region. Read more

Investing in Local Talent

In a service region with a population of more than 7 million people, over 120,000 employers, and a labor force of over 3 million, it isn't often that a single individual stands out. But when Victor Adams started his journey out of homelessness and into a well-paying apprenticeship... Read More

Earn and Learn Apprenticeships for Veterans

As a service-disabled veteran-owned enterprise, Adaptive Construction Solutions, Inc. is keenly aware of the employment challenges facing veterans... Read More

Adult Education and Workplace Literacy

The challenges for employees who use English as a second language can be somewhat difficult... Read More

Summer Jobs for Youth

Workforce Solutions Gulf Coast partnered with the City of Houston, the Greater Houston Partnership, local school districts, area emplyoyers and youth organizations to support the Hire Houston Youth intitiative and asssit 5,000 youngsters with finding paid summer jobs... Read More

College and Career Institutes

Each summer in two-week sessions on college campuses across the region, the Institutes present a series of engaging learning experiences to high school students from area districts through an innovative career academy model... Read More

Income Now: Employment for Homeless Individuals

Workforce Solutions received two World Homeless Day awards for its pioneering work in helping people find jobs that enable them to secure stable housing... Read More

Texas HireAbility

In 2016, Workforce Solutions partnered with local non-profits, radio stations, for-profit businesses and social media as part of the Texas HireAbility campaign to raise awareness about the benefits of hiring people with disabilities and to highlight the contributions of people with disabilities in the workforce... Read More