BELTON, Texas – Workforce Solutions of Central Texas proudly announces its achievements at the recently concluded 26th Annual Texas Workforce Conference held in Houston from Nov. 29 to Dec. 1, 2023.
The conference, themed “Many Paths, One Mission,” brought together leaders and innovators in workforce development from across the state.
Among the numerous accolades presented at the event, Workforce Solutions of Central Texas secured five awards, underscoring the organization’s commitment to excellence and dedication to advancing the Texas workforce system.
The awards received by Workforce Solutions of Central Texas are as follows:
Service to Employers (3rd Place, $50,000):
Workforce Solutions of Central Texas was honored with the Service to Employers Award, recognizing the organization’s outstanding dedication to supporting and empowering employers. This achievement underscores our commitment to fostering collaborations that contribute to the economic prosperity of the state.
Service to Job Seekers (3rd Place, $50,000):
Acknowledging our commitment to job seekers, Workforce Solutions of Central Texas secured the Service to Job Seekers Award. This recognition highlights our efforts to provide valuable resources and support to individuals seeking meaningful employment opportunities.
HireAbility Employer of the Year – H-E-B Gatesville:
H-E-B Gatesville, in collaboration with Workforce Solutions of Central Texas, was awarded the prestigious HireAbility Employer of the Year. This accolade celebrates H-E-B’s commitment to inclusivity and work experience opportunities for individuals with disabilities, showcasing the impact of private-sector collaboration.
Veteran Friendly Employer of the Year – Akima:
TWC recognized Akima Support Operations as the Veteran-Friendly Employer of the Year, in partnership with Workforce Solutions of Central Texas. Akima’s exceptional efforts in recruiting and hiring veterans, as well as providing support through military occupation translation and referral bonuses, were key factors in earning this esteemed award.
Local Employer Excellence – Baylor Scott & White Temple:
Baylor Scott & White Temple was honored with the Local Employer Excellence Award, recognizing their active involvement with Texas Workforce Solutions and their positive impact on employers, workers, and the community.
These accolades reinforce Workforce Solutions of Central Texas’s commitment to creating value in the workforce system and fostering economic prosperity. Through strategic partnerships, innovative programs, and community engagement, we remain dedicated to empowering individuals, supporting employers, and contributing to the overall success of our region.