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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…
Digital Technology

Houston Sees Growth in Esports Industry

7/8/21
Alongside an ongoing run for green energy and the Californian exodus, the esports industry has gradually gained momentum in Houston. Just this year, the global esports market was valued at nearly $1.…
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…
Economic Development

UpSkill Houston Recognized in National Workforce Development Playbook

4/26/21
HOUSTON (April 26, 2021)  –  For the last seven years, the Partnership’s UpSkill Houston initiative has played a leading role in mobilizing the collective action of industry, business, education, and…