Tag Archives: Workforce Solutions

STC and Hidalgo ISD Receive TWC Grants

STC, Hidalgo ISD and TWC representatives come together for a check presentation benefiting students in manufacturing and healthcare.

South Texas College, Hidalgo Independent School District and Texas Workforce Commission united for a check presentation benefiting student workforce training for careers in manufacturing and healthcare March 28. The grant provides both equipment and instruction for students in manufacturing and pharmacy technology career fields. More than $166,000 came from TWC in the form of the High Demand Job Training Grant and the Jobs and Education for Texans Grant. In partnership with TWC and…

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Edinburg Job Fair Jan. 17

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The Edinburg Economic Development Corporation and Workforce Solutions will host a Job Fair for the Edinburg community Jan. 17 at the Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library. Employers participating include the City of Edinburg, Biomat USA, Doctor’s Hospital at Renaissance and Edinburg CISD. Other participants include Goodwill Industries, South Texas Health Systems, Wonderful Citrus and more. “We are experiencing phenomenal growth throughout the city with more and more job creation and opportunity for…

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Veterans Hiring Event Nov. 8

Hiring Red, White and You

On Nov. 8, the  2018 Hiring Red, White, and You! Job Fair will be held simultaneously in 29 cities throughout the state of Texas. Two local cities, Brownsville and Mission, will host the veterans hiring fair, connecting veterans and their spouses with employers who are seeking veterans’ exceptional skills. The Cameron County fair takes place 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Brownsille Event Center, 1 Event Center. Mission is host to…

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Hiring Event Coming to San Benito

Workforce Solutions Cameron-Harlingen is partnering with the City of San Benito on a hiring event Sept. 28. Job seekers should dress to impress and bring their resumes to apply for various jobs with the city. Available positions include: Code Enforcement Technician/Officer Community Grants and Programs Coordinator Executive Assistant Fire Chief General Maintenance Worker Public Library Aide Receptionist Waste Water Maintenance Worker Water Maintenance Supervisor Water Maintenance Worker Water Treatment Plant…

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McAllen Job Fair This Weekend

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More than 50 companies will be on hand at the McAllen Public Library and Workforce Solutions’s semi-annual job fair Aug. 25. The public may attend and connect with employers while also filling out printed and online applications. On-site interviews will take place, therefore updated resumes and interview-ready dress is encouraged. In preparation for the job fair, MPL will partner with Goodwill Industries of South Texas, Inc. to provide a free…

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Veteran Job Fair Comes to Pharr

Hiring Red, White and You

Workforce Solutions hosts Hiring Red, White and You! Workforce Solutions invites veterans seeking employment or a career change to the Hiring Red, White and You! Veteran Job Fair Nov. 9 to meet with more than 50 onsite businesses. The event also features community partner information on services available to veterans. Last year, more than 16,000 veterans and 2,000 employers attended statewide job fairs in 2016. In its first five years,…

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Networking for the Future: Connect with Employers

McAllen Public Library, in partnership with Workforce Solutions, invites the public to connect with employers from over 30 different companies, fill out printed and online applications, and have onsite interviews. Attendees should bring updated resumes and dress interview ready. McAllen, TX currently has an unemployment rate of 7.1 percent. McAllen Public Library hopes the job fair will act as a “one-stop shop” for people to gather and network for the…

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Mobile Resource Lab Aids Job Seekers

Workforce Solutions brings it Mobile Resource Lab to La Feria regularly starting in August. (photo Workforce Solutions)

Lab rotation in La Feria includes two locations Workforce Solutions of Cameron County is bringing its Mobile Resource Lab to La Feria on a regular basis beginning Aug. 9. The lab helps with job searches, resume creation and more. The lab’s La Feria schedule includes the second Wednesday of every month. The first stop is the La Feria Public Library, 400 S. Main Street from 9-11:30 a.m. Afternoon hours of…

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Mission EDC Launches Cybersecurity Bootcamp

40 participants to receive cybersecurity certifications Beginning in June, an eight-week cybersecurity bootcamp in Mission will answer the call of employers across Texas and the United States who are seeking thousands of core technology workers in cybersecurity and other skills to fill current and future staffing needs. The new cybersecurity bootcamp provides a total of 40 participants (who meet Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act basic eligibility requirements) with a rigorous…

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