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Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center Awarded Workforce Employer of the Year Award

For Immediate Release   FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: NAWDP Communications Coordinator Amanda Grigsby Phone: 417.204.2954 Email: amanda@nawdp.org     Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center Awarded Workforce Employer of the Year Award West Plains, MO (December 4, 2020) – The National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) has awarded Gracie Vega and the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center (Marriott International) the Workforce Employer of the Year Award. The annual award will be presented at the 2020 NAWDP Virtual Youth…

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ALLIANCETEXAS VIRTUAL JOB FAIR TO BE HELD ON AUGUST 12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALLIANCETEXAS VIRTUAL JOB FAIR TO BE HELD ON AUGUST 12 FORT WORTH, Texas (August 4, 2020) – Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County, Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas and Hillwood, developer of the 27,000-acre master-planned, mixed-use development, AllianceTexas, invite job seekers to the AllianceTexas Virtual Job Fair on Wednesday, August 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. North Texas-area job seekers will have an opportunity to network with prospective employers and interview for over 1,700 available positions…

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Partnership Offers Recent FWISD Grads Access to Job Opportunities

Release: IMMEDIATE Partnership Offers Recent FWISD Grads Access to Job Opportunities The Fort Worth ISD and Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County are partnering to match recent graduates with job opportunities. The FWISD Board of Education recently approved a three-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the two entities that connects recent graduates to workforce opportunities and employment.  In June, the partnership launched with virtual job and career events for graduating students between the ages of 18 to 21 that offered discussions…

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How do I get Assistance?

We are STILL Conducting Business We are taking action to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus while doing all we can to ensure our services remain accessible to all. To adhere to the Stay Home, Work Safe order issued by Tarrant County, although our physical locations are closed, our staff are available to assist you virtually by phone and email.  You can reach us by phone at (817.413.4000) and email at (info@workforcesolutions.net). Unemployment Insurance Questions/ Need Help Workforce Solutions…

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2020 Census

The next national Census will be taking place in this month (April 2020). Every 10 years, all U.S. residents, regardless of citizenship status, are required to be counted. Tarrant County is working with area cities and local partners to encourage everyone, including those who live in hard-to-count areas, to take part. Why is it important? The Census impacts federal funding, the number of Congressional seats for each state, redistricting, economic development and quality of life. But the Census is legally…

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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…

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