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Written by: Melinda Guravich
10/12/2020

Thomson Reuters to Add 250 Jobs and Invest $6M in Carrollton Expansion


As reported in the Dallas Business Journal, Thomson Reuters plans to add at least 250 new jobs at its existing location in Carrollton. The financial and media company is investing $6 million into expanding its existing 240,000 square foot facility. Thomson ... 

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Written by: Melinda Guravich
10/12/2020

DFW Job Market Remains Hot


New, expanding and relocating businesses added 98,900 new jobs in DFW last year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In an interview with Ian Siegel, CEO of ZipRecruiter, The Dallas Business Journal reported the momentum and facts ... 

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Written by: Melinda Guravich
10/12/2020

Compensation Costs in the Dallas Metropolitan Area


For the 12-month period ending March 2016, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports total compensation costs for private industry workers increased 1.6 percent in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area (compared to an annual local increase ... 

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Written by: Melinda Guravich
10/12/2020

Middle-Skills Occupations Are in High Demand


Middle-skills occupations are in high demand, with a projected growth rate of 3.7%, or approximately 42,000 jobs, between 2016 and 2018. These jobs require more a high school diploma and some training or college, but less than a four-year college ... 

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Written by: Melinda Guravich
10/12/2020

13,000-plus Dallas-area Jobs Filled Through WorkInTexas.com


More than 13,000 Dallas-area jobs were filled the past year through the state’s online job-matching system, WorkInTexas.com. The website features nearly 240,000 statewide openings. This free, easy-to-use site serves both employers and ... 

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Written by: Melinda Guravich
10/12/2020

Unemployment in Dallas County: 4.1%


The June 2016 unemployment rate in Dallas County is 4.1%. This compares to a 4.5% statewide unemployment rate and a nationwide rate of 4.9 %. Over the past year, the unemployment rate in Dallas County has decreased by 0.4 percentage points, ... 

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Written by: Melinda Guravich
10/12/2020

1,536 Job Fairs in Dallas County in Q2 2016


Over 1,500 Job Fairs were held in Dallas County during Q2 2016. Hiring events included an April Healthcare Career Fair at the Irving Convention Center, attracting 86 employers and 431 job seekers. The May 4 TANF Job Fair drew 35 employers and ... 

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Written by: Melinda Guravich
10/12/2020

Jobs Filled Through WorkInTexas.Com Up 13.1%


More than 13,000 Dallas-area jobs were filled during the first two quarters of 2016 through the state’s online job-matching system, WorkInTexas.com. This free, easy-to-use site serves both employers and job seekers, and features nearly ... 

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Written by: Melinda Guravich
10/12/2020

Layoffs in Dallas County Down 3.7% since 2014


Layoffs are down 3.7% in Dallas County since 2014. During the second quarter, layoff notices from area companies affected 665 employees. However, ongoing corporate expansions and relocations mean continued new job opportunities for area job ... 

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10/12/2020

Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas


Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas is the local organization mandated to implement a system of services that complement economic development - as a resource for employers to access the quality employees they need, and training individuals to ... 

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