Labor Market Research
Texas Workforce Commission Labor Market and Career Information is a great starting place to see what the employment outlook is for a particular industry in your area. Items of interest include:
- Strategic Workforce Assessment Project - Learn what kind of training you need for the job you want.
- Texas Wages - Check on prevailing wages for different occupations to help you pick the more financially secure path.
- Texas Skills to Work - Translate your military expernience into civilian terms.
Rural Capital Headlight has economic, demographic and workforce data for the Rural Capital area, including Williamson County.
Austin Chamber of Commerce provides monthly job market reports for the city of Austin.
Career Exploration & Assessment
Sites to help you identify your options and formulate a winning strategy based on your goals. Use in conjunction with our Career Assessment Forum.
Austin Public Library Job Portal includes resources for all aspects of the search including setting up an e-mail address, creating a resume, preparing for interviews, and one on on e assistance by a library job coach.
Career One Stop
Human Metrics - Try Your Traits Before Trying Fate
My Next Move
My Skills my Future
Texas Career Check
US Bureau of Labor Statistics
US Department of Labor Disability Resources - List of resources relating to promoting an inclusive workforce and increasing opportunities for people with disabilities.
WorkItDaily - Careerealism
Over 50 Job Search
These sites cater specifically to the 50+ demographic with information on how to overcome the age question and find the work you want. Many of these also address working part time post retirement.
Round Rock Library - Offers resources to help research potential employers. Some resources require a valid library card for access. Cards are currently free to Texas residents. Some resources can only be accessed from the library itself, but many can be accessed on-line. | 512.218.7000
Baron's Online: Information on companies, stocks, bonds and the markets.
ReferenceUSA Directory: Access millions of U.S. residential and business phone numbers and addresses. Conduct market and competitor research as well as business analysis by industry or geography. Learn to use Reference USA by attending one of their training webinars or viewing material in their Learning Center here.