Our primary focus is BUSINESS - and helping local businesses meet their workforce staffing and training needs. We work closely with employers to understand the local labor pool and regional opportunities. We provide the resources, data and tools you need to navigate the local market and build your workforce.
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Recruitment and Hiring Assistance
Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas helps businesses find qualified candidates who are trained and equipped with the right skills.
Training Your Workforce
Explore options for upgrading staff skills, including employee skills training, apprenticeship, on-the-job training, literacy education, and other training programs.
Labor Market Information
Our service area is made up of 12 counties in the Deep East Texas region. Find demographic overviews, industry snapshots and other workforce characteristics for the region.
ln the event of a layoff due to business closure, restructuring or downsizing, we can provide affected employees with resources regarding unemployment insurance and transition services such as training opportunities and job placement assistance.
Tax Credits, Legal Resources and Unemployment Management
Texas businesses can save money when employing workers who are qualified participants of some programs.
- Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) can provide up to $2,400 per eligible worker.
- Fidelity Bonding. The Texas Workforce Commission offers free fidelity bonding services designed to eliminate bonding as a barrier to employment and alleviate employer concerns about hiring "at-risk" job applicants.