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Education & Workforce Council: Supporting an Inclusive Energy Workforce Recovery 

9/20/21
Eighteen months ago, record job losses were recorded across the Houston region. Nationally, unemployment due to the effects of COVID-19 in 2020 disproportionately affected communities of color, women…
Economic Development

Understanding Houston's Jobseekers to Aid Recovery

9/13/21
Jobseekers across greater Houston are fresh faces, hard workers, resilient, and survivors. They are tenacious, they are hopeful, and they want to develop the skills to get good jobs.  Despite the…
Employment

Work Culture is Key in Combating "The Great Resignation" in Houston

8/19/21
The national employment market is undergoing a massive shift. As covered in the Partnership's most recent edition of Houston: The Economy at a Glance, employers across the country are struggling to…
Economy

Bayou Business Download: A Look at the Houston Employment Picture at the Midyear Point

7/19/21
In this episode of Bayou Business Download we talk about the employment picture here in Houston as the economic recovery continues. We’ll look at the jobs added and in which sectors, while also…
Construction

The Apprenticeship: An Underutilized Tool for Employers in an Uncertain World

6/28/21
Following the adage 'measure twice and cut once' helps avoid the need to rework a project. In many cases, employers outsource their skills training to the education sector and hope for skilled talent…
Economic Development

Texas Sets Stage for Education, Economic Success

6/21/21
State lawmakers have handed business and industry leaders a future-focused win. By aligning the work of the state’s three major education and workforce bodies, Texas and Texans are now set up for…