It’s only the beginning for several graduates, taking a plunge into the deep end of the job pool. But there is hope, despite a workforce and economy that are in recovery in central #Texas.
“There were over 5,800 job opportunities posted in the Austin metro area in the last 30 days,” Career Awareness Project Coordinator with Workforce Solutions Jessica Garay said.
That’s up nearly 2,300 jobs since this time last year, according to Workforce Solutions. According to Garay, more than 2,000 of those positions do require a bachelor’s degree.
Garay also said these job opportunities range in skills and field:
- Registered Nurses (604)
- Sales Representatives (298)
- Customer Service Representatives (208)
- Baylor Scott and White, Walgreens, H-E-B
- Retail Workers (224)
- First-Line Supervisors of Retail Workers (223)
- Maintenance and Repair Workers (135)
- LVNs (116)
- Human Resources Specialists(101)
Employers hiring in those areas include:
- St. David’s HealthCare
- Texas Dept. of Public Safety
- City of Austin
Occupations strictly asking for a four-year degree and less than two years’ experience ranged from RNs, sales, software developer, human resources specialists, market research analysts, marketing specialist and manager positions.
“Workforce Solution Capital Area has a ton of really great resources and career case managers that are always available to help job seekers in our area,” Garay said.
The Crate and Barrel Gateway Market store in Austin, TX is hosting an in-person hiring event on Monday, May 17.
Interested job seekers are encouraged to apply online at Crate and Barrel Gateway Market Hiring Event. the stores hiring manager will reach out to reserve an interview time slot during this event!
Crate and Barrel is looking for creative, energetic and dynamic people who are available to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays.
Crate and Barrel offers a competitive salary and a generous merchandise discount.
Start your hiring process today at Crate and Barrel Gateway Market Hiring Event
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Typhoon Texas Waterpark located near Roundrock, Texas will host an in-person job fair for seasonal positions THIS SATURDAY, April 10 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Positions include food and beverage, front gate, in-park events, lifeguard and others. No appointment or pre-registration is necessary.
Applicants age 16 and older should come with resumes to Typhoon Texas, located at 18500 N. SH 130, Pflugerville and wear a mask at the event!
Applications can also be submitted online at the Typhoon Texas website.