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Amarillo EDC

Labor Day in Amarillo: Recognizing the Hard Work and Dedication of Our Local Workforce

Introduction to Labor Day in Amarillo

Labor Day is a significant holiday in Amarillo, Texas, as it allows us to recognize and appreciate our local workforce's hard work and dedication. This day holds a special place in our hearts as we pay tribute to the contributions made by workers in various industries that drive our economy. It is a time to celebrate their achievements and express gratitude for their commitment to building a prosperous Amarillo.

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Amarillo EDC

Living and Working in Amarillo, TX

As a business owner looking to expand into new markets, you may be searching for the perfect location that offers an excellent quality of life and a thriving business ecosystem. Enter Amarillo, Texas - a hidden gem in the heart of the Texas Panhandle. Amarillo Economic Development is here to support you as you explore the myriad opportunities available in Amarillo.

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Amarillo EDC

5 Proven Strategies for Hiring Top Talent in Today's Competitive Job Market

In today's competitive job market, it can be a daunting task for companies to attract and hire top talent. The competition is fierce, and candidates have numerous options to choose from. Companies need to be innovative and strategic in their approach to hiring.

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Amarillo EDC

How to Effectively Hire During the New Normal

Hiring good employees used to be as easy as posting a sign on a street-facing window of your business. After a while, it evolved into posting in the newspaper and on billboards, then it became necessary to post on internet job boards and websites. Now, it’s time for recruiters and hiring managers to embrace the change again. 

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Savannah Tarbet

City Council Votes in Support of Local Business Expansion

Approval ushers in the creation of 50 new jobs

Today, the Amarillo City Council approved a Location Incentive Agreement presented by the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation (Amarillo EDC) to support the expansion of Micro Technologies, a part of MWI Animal Health, in Amarillo. This ratification comes after approval by the Amarillo EDC Board of Directors on September 21, 2020. This final step in the approval process allows the Amarillo EDC to provide an incentive agreement which will allow MWI Animal Health to hire an additional 50 full-time employees and expand its facility.

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Lisa Silvestre

Getting To Know Amarillo

An Intern's Thoughts on the Amarillo Intern Experience

Hi, it’s Lisa Silvestre, the Amarillo EDC’s summer intern. I recently participated in the Amarillo Intern Experience, a program that gathers college-age interns who are working for local businesses for a variety of events that showcase what Amarillo has to offer.

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Sabrina Perez

Recruit to Amarillo (Even During a Pandemic)

With an ever-changing workforce climate, we understand that you want to hire the right people, and ultimately keep the right people in order to build and grow your organizations. In your search to hire (specifically during a pandemic setting), you may find yourself exhausting your resources or your HR departments. We at the Amarillo EDC wanted to create tools for you to recruit and retain talent and ultimately grow your business.

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Sabrina Perez

All Your Workforce Resources, In One Place

In an unprecedented time of people working remotely, there are new opportunities to engage both the current and future workforce. "Now more than ever employees are taking the time to look within to determine who they are and what is important to them. A crisis naturally has folks pause and look within," said Margaret Graziano, High-Performance Culture Strategist, KeenAlignment.

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Kevin Carter

Business Resource Portal Released In Response To COVID-19 Outbreak

Organizations ban together to launch website to support local businesses

The Amarillo Economic Development Corporation (Amarillo EDC) in partnership with the Northwest Texas Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the WT Enterprise Center, and Workforce Solutions Panhandle, launched a website of business and employee resources specific to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in an effort to help citizens stay informed and make appropriate business decisions.

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Savannah Tarbet

Amarillo EDC Releases 2020 Economic Outlook Report & State of the Economy Materials

Following January's State of the Economy event, the Amarillo EDC is providing its full 2020 Economic Outlook Report. As the event was designed to be informative for the community, business owners, and students. The following materials were made to be a resource to help community members make informed decisions moving into this year. 

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