July’s Unemployment Rate
Local unemployment rates continue decreasing according to the newest release of Texas Labor Market Information. The unemployment rate (not adjusted) in the Amarillo MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area) is currently 5.1%. In May of this year the unemployment rate in this area was 8.8%. June’s rates decreased to 5.9% and in July as more businesses adapted their operations and welcome their employees back the rate fell to 5.1%.
July’s numbers are a promising sign for the local workforce. Local companies are now hiring those wanting to return to work. As many seek new employment, anyone struggling to re-enter the workforce or struggling with related issues is encouraged to call the helpful staff here at Workforce Solutions Panhandle. Getting connected with Workforce Solutions Panhandle is a great way to explore a variety of workforce services and programs available to the public. Resume help, Interview workshops, job training services, and more are available.
If you have questions about how Workforce Solutions Panhandle can assist you or your business, contact our friendly staff today at (806) 372-5521 or reach out below!