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Amarillo EDC Hires Sabrina Meck As Director Of Workforce Attraction & Retention

The Amarillo EDC is pleased to announce that we have hired Sabrina Meck as the Director of Workforce Attraction & Retention.

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Amarillo's Workforce: Behind The Numbers

Amarillo has long been recognized as a hub for agricultural growth. However, with the establishment and expansion of West Texas A&M University, Texas Tech Health Services, and Amarillo College, more young professions are heading into the city to further their education and experience. Amarillo is becoming a melting pot for entrepreneurs, business professionals and industry leaders alike.

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Texas Economy Adds 7,200 Seasonally Adjusted Jobs In June

The bright light over Texas isn't just the sun passing by; it's growth that's settling in and creating positive jobs reports that show just how strong the state's economy is becoming. Based on the latest reports, it's clear Texas has a bright future for anyone willing to roll up their sleeves and get to work. 

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Amarillo Continues To Have State’s Lowest Unemployment Rate

The Amarillo community is brimming with generous volunteers, influential leaders and successful businesspeople. The people of Amarillo are what make our city unlike any other. With the AEDC guest blog posts, we hope to educate readers on our community as well as share valuable messages from Amarillo's key thinkers. This is a guest post by Trent Morris, Director of Workforice Solutions Panhandle.

According to the Texas Workforce Commission, the Amarillo Metropolitan Statistical Area has an unemployment rate of 2.8% in May of 2016 compared to the statewide rate of 4.2% and the national average of 4.5%. Amarillo has historically had a lower unemployment rate than the state and nation. As you see by the chart below, we follow the trends of the state and nation but our increases and decreases are simply not as dramatic. But what are the numbers not telling us?

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Thriving Industries Of The Texas Panhandle

The Texas Panhandle is more than just grasslands, oil fields and cattle ranches. The region is thriving with business activity and opportunities. Agriculture, petroleum, renewable energy, finance, healthcare, manufacturing and education have all found fertile soil to build their industries upon within the northern part of the state.

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Who Are The Top Employers In Amarillo?

Our Texas Panhandle city boasts a healthy and vibrant economy, making it quite talked about among smaller cities in the nation. Our city is an excellent choice to begin a successful, lasting career. Here's a look at Amarillo's top employers.

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