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To Help You Attract And Retain Talent

Whether you’re looking to bring your organization to Amarillo, expand here or start a new business, we have the workforce resources to support you in attracting and retaining employees.

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Recruitment Resources

Take Root In Amarillo

As a one-stop hub for all things Amarillo, TakeRootInAmarillo.com helps you recruit new talent to our area and ease the process of acclimating to a new city.

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Build Your Talent Toolbox

These biannual events are designed for HR professionals and business owners to recruit, retain and engage both their current and future workforce.

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#HelloAmarillo

This citizen-driven hashtag is a great way to see what life really looks like in Amarillo, as it showcases content posted by real Amarilloans.

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Amarillo Intern Experience

Interns from out of town often struggle to get acclimated and make friends in the community. Help your interns begin to put down roots here by signing them up for this program.

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Downloadable Resources

Cost Of Living In Amarillo

See how much further your dollar stretches in Amarillo compared to cities like Austin, Denver and Dallas. This guide breaks down average rent, median house costs, commute times and more.

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Living Wage Job Board Overview

Attract a larger pool of applicants while highlighting quality job opportunities that provide a living wage. Start recruiting with this FREE niche job board and easily promote your harder-to-fill job positions.

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Recent Blogs

Amarillo EDC Adds Job Board to City's Interactive Community Website

The Amarillo Economic Development Corporation (Amarillo EDC) today announced the launch of a job and internship board on TakeRootInAmarillo.com, the new community website that gives businesses, job seekers, students, and individuals looking to learn more about city life a special look into the rich cultural, economic, and social benefits of living and working in the city of Amarillo.

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Business Resource Portal Released In Response To COVID-19 Outbreak

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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Amarillo EDC Launches Amarillo Intern Experience

Today, the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation (EDC) announced the launch of its latest initiative, the Amarillo Intern Experience.

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