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Welcome Employers!

Think of Workforce Solutions as your Business Resource Department. No matter what your industry, size or employee needs, our Business Services Unit (BSU) can help you save money, improve productivity, and provide services customized to meet your needs.

Everything we do revolves around one basic premise: to provide you with a qualified, motivated pool of potential employees ready to work for you.

Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend supports an employer-driven, integrated system that consolidates employment, job training, and work-related services.

We operate nine Career Centers focused on investing in our regional economic success through access to jobs, training, and employer services.

We meet our mission by collaborating with industry, education, economic development and labor to develop a comprehensive regional workforce strategic plan; develop a trainable and available workforce, and provide workforce-relevant educational training opportunities for youth. Through the Texas Workforce Commission, we track occupational/industry shifts and update employment information.

Employers access a full range of services including recruiting and hiring support, interviewing space, and training.

We offer a wide range of services to Employers at no cost.

  • Recruitment, Screening and Referral of Qualified Motivated Job Applicants
  • Customized and On-the-Job Training
  • Job Fairs
  • Interviewing Facilities with Fax, Phone, and Technology
  • Unlimited Job Postings with WorkInTexas.com
  • Consulting on Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Act, Job Skills Analysis, and Customized Labor Market Information
  • Professional Outplacement Services for Companies Restructuring, Downsizing or Closing Operations

Call or visit any one of the Workforce Solutions Career Centers near you to find out more about how we can help you focus on what's important - running your business.

Career Ready Workforce Certification

Career Ready Workforce Certification: Soft Skills - A "Life-Changing" Experience
Employers report that basic employability skills- i.e. soft skills - are among the most desirable, but often missing, skills that employees possess. To provide these skills for skilled and unskilled workers, Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend created and implemented the Career Ready Workforce Certification (CRWC).This four-day workshop empowers participants with employable job skills that organizations find an integral and necessary part of everyday business.

Click here to download the TWC Workforce Forum Career Ready Workforce Certification: Soft Skills - A "Life-Changing" Experience Presentation.

Team Workforce presented the Career Ready Workforce Certification: Soft Skills - A "Life-Changing" Experience at the Texas Workforce Commission Workforce Forum on April 29, 2013 in Austin, Texas. CRWC received the Texas Workforce Commission 2012 Service to Business Award and the Texas Association of Partners in Education Community Partnership Award for Career Education.

Accredited by Del Mar College, CRWC provides 2.2 continuing education units, a college transcript and alumni membership. Innovative curriculum developed by the Coastal Bend for the four-day CRWC allows customization to meet the specific needs of job seekers, employers, school districts and workforce partners.

Designed for adult and youth audiences, among the 14 competencies are leadership, team building, problem solving and customer service.

For more information about Career Ready Workforce Certification, contact Manuel Ugues at (361) 903-7891 411 or by email at mugues@sercohq.com.

Competencies Acquired:
• Communication Skills • Learning Skills • Teamwork • Strong Work Values • Analytical Problem Solving Skills 
• Academic Competence • Personal Management • Computer Technical Literacy • Interpersonal Effectiveness  
• Leadership Management Skills • Strong Work Ethics • Time Management Skills • Financial Management   
• Commitment to Employer

Check out the Career Ready Workforce Certification Vignette!
FMI: 361-882-7491 • 1-888-860-JOBS (5627) • info@workforcesolutionscb.org.

Download the Career Ready Workforce Certification Flyer and Certificate

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For the Employer:

  • Unlimited Job Postings
  • Access Job Seeker Resumes
  • Check Labor Availability
  • Access to Recruitment Tools
  • Maintain Job Orders

For the Job Seeker:

  • Register as a Job Seeker
  • Match with Job Postings
  • Receive Email Notifications
  • Search Online in Real-Time
  • Build a Resume

If you would like more information on how to register your company with WorkinTexas.com, please contact our Business Services Unit at 1-855-721-8944.

Target Occupations List 2012 -2013 (PDF Download)
Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend has developed a Targeted Occupations List which is a list of approved trainings for jobs in demand for residents of the Coastal Bend Region. If you're thinking about changing jobs or changing careers, this is a good list for you to review. Click here to download the 2012-2013 Targeted Occupations List.

2012 Annual Report

2012 was a big year for Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend. The combined and coordinated efforts of our Board of Directors, Board Professionals and dedicated Service Providers have resulted in our ability to effectively and efficiently serve our customers. We will continue to build on the success of 2012 and we are committed to strengthening our community presence in 2013.

Click here to download the 2012 Annual Report.

Persons with Disabilities in the Work Place
While research shows that persons with disabilities make excellent employees, not all employers know how to effectively recruit, hire and retain such individuals. Click here for details on Information for Employers regarding Employees with Disabilities.

For more information about Links to Other Valuable Employer Resources:
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Texas Association of Workforce Boards
Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend is a member of the Texas Association of Workforce Boards (TAWB). TAWB is dedicated to meeting the workforce needs of Texas employers.
Click here to find out more about TAWB.

 

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Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
Relay Texas: 1-800-735-2989 (TDD) and 1-800-735-2988 or 7-1-1 (Voice).
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