image003Skilled Workforce… it is what makes a difference between a successful business and a struggling one. Our local and state governments are committed to building the Texas economy and understand that the best way to do that is to support the employers who keep Texans working! Texas remains a right-to- work state with no personal or corporate income tax. Texas also invests in training the workforce so that Texans continue to have the skills necessary to compete in a global economy.

With excellent access to multiple US and State Highways, Mexia’s laborshed extends beyond a 40-mile radius. Mexia employers have been successful in satisfying their workforce needs across a diverse industry base that includes manufacturing, distribution, customer service, administration, and miscellaneous services. The 40-mile radius represents over 85,000 skilled workers. Limestone County offers quality of living and a central location in Texas so it is highly attractive to potential employees and a factor in retaining your key personnel.

Texas Workforce Commission, Heart of Texas Workforce, and the Skills Development Fund support businesses by partnering with your organization to further develop training programs to:

• Identify training needs, and then partner with a public community or technical college to fill specific needs.

•The Skills Development Fund pays for the training, the college administers the grant, and businesses create new jobs and improve the skills of their current workers.

Texas Workforce Commission provides access to a team of highly skilled professionals who provide technical assistance, at no charge, to help streamline the development of projects and proposals.

Useful Links:

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Texas Workforce Commission
Heart of Texas Workforce
Skills Development Fund