Source: Applied Geographic Solutions (AGS) 2019
The City of Cedar Park and Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area (WSRCA) maintain a strong collaboration to fuel economic development in the region, and to deliver world-class services and support to area businesses, employers and job seekers.
WSRCA is a non-profit community partnership providing no cost recruitment, employment services and child care assistance in the Rural Capital Area. This nine-county region includes Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Llano and Williamson Counties.
Bolstered by its partnership with the City of Cedar Park’s Economic Development Department, and education providers such as Austin Community College, WSRCA adapts quickly to any high-demand training needs within the region, to support the industries fueling the local economy.
WSRCA maintains a team of dedicated Business Services Specialists to assist employers at every stage of your workforce needs:
- On-site recruiting
- Interviewing and hiring
- Job fairs
- Internet-based job postings
- Assistance with customized skill training
- Wage and labor market information
- Employee layoff assistance
WSRCA recognizes that employers in Cedar Park must have a highly qualified and skilled workforce in order to compete. It has resources available to upgrade the skills of your employees to meet demand. Some of the funding opportunities to train your workforce include the Skills for Small Business program, the Skills Development Fund, the Texas Industry Partnership program, and the High Demand Job Training program.
For job seekers, WSRCA offers an array of no-cost services and programs that are designed to guide and support you at different stages of your search. You might choose to use the information and links available on their website to begin building your connections with employers, or you might decide to visit one of their many workforce centers, where you can access computers, telephones and other resources at no-cost. Either way, with Workforce Solutions in your corner, you’re not alone.
Just some of the services WSRCA’s Talent Development Team can assist you with:
- Career and benefits exploration
- Computer and internet access
- Education and skills training
- Hiring fairs
- How-to workshops
- Interview counseling
- Job search support
- Labor market information
- Resume support
- Self-assessment tools
- Unemployment benefits information
- Veterans services
- Vocational rehabilitation services for people with disabilities
- Wage claim and child labor information
- Youth services for out of school individuals (ages 16-24)
WSRCA’s Child Care Services (CCS) program promotes long term self-sufficiency by enabling parents to work, attend skills training or education courses, by offering affordable, accessible child care options. The CCS team supports families, providers and the Cedar Park community by assisting eligible parents with tuition assistance for children 12 years old and younger, and for children with disabilities 18 years old and younger, and by providing child care technical assistance and training to local child care providers.
The City of Cedar Park and WSRCA are committed to working side-by-side to leverage workforce resources and partnerships across all industries to deliver more value for the community.
For more information on WSRCA Services, visit their website at www.workforcerca.com.