Author: Colton McDonald

Workforce News

Apply for up to $50K to train your employees with Incumbent Worker Training!

Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County can provide assistance to local companies implementing upskilling for their current workers Training incumbent workers for hard-to-fill jobs can often shorten recruitment and increase retention — saving companies the average $15,000 turnover costs per employee. Upskilling is the perfect solution to the challenges for companies face hiring, retaining, and developing their workforce. Through upskilling, businesses are able to promote pre-vetted talent that are experienced in their company culture with the skills they need. Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) is…


Julie’s Success Story

Through Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County’s Adult Education and Literacy’s (AEL) partnership with Translation and Interpretation Network (TIN) , Julie was able to enroll in their certified training program. She now is the international admissions counselor at Dallas Theological Seminary and travels all over the world! Check out her story.

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Arianna’s Success Story

The E2 Program brought to you by Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County and Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth, allows Young Adults without a high school diploma to work on their education while earning a paycheck. This no cost program is available to young adults in Tarrant County who are between the ages of 16-24.

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Mark’s Success Story

Meet Mark, a young adult trying to navigate his career pathway. With the help of a strong mentor and guidance from his Career Advisor at Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County, Mark is no longer alone on his career pathway journey. He is getting assistance with his GED and with the skills he has learned during his internship is now working in a high demand industry for CEVA a contractor for Lockheed Martin. We are proud of Mark and all he…

Industry Sector News

Aerospace Consortium Revamps AMTP Curriculum

The Aerospace Manufacturing training program was originally created in 2008 by Aerospace Consortium members to create a manufacturing talent pipeline focused on transferable skills for aircraft composites fabrication and assembly. The Consortium’s Skills committee came together in 2017 to revamp the AMTP curriculum to meet the demands of the next generation aircraft requirements. The driving force behind the development of the Aerospace Manufacturing Training Program (AMTP) was to build a skilled workforce pipeline for the region and provide students with…

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Aerospace Consortium Launches Mobile App

The DFW Regional Aerospace Consortium, managed by Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County has developed an Aerospace gaming application for smart phones and devices. The consortium is working with our regional academic partner, University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), to develop the game and in partnership with the North Central Texas Council of Governments. FLYBY was designed to generate interest in Aerospace and Aviation careers for elementary, middle, and high school students in an effort to build the local talent pipeline…