Getting Back to Work: Upskilling & Retooling

Challenged with upskilling and connecting two million unemployed workers to in demand careers during the pandemic and providing services to support those workers, Texas Workforce was forced to rethink service delivery and training. Strategic out of the box thinking helped workers upskill or reskill into new in demand jobs and helped businesses retool to connect to new markets. Learn about the strategies put in place during the pandemic that helped to sustain the Texas economy.

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Julian Alvarez

Texas Workforce Commission

Courtney Arbour

Texas Workforce Commission

Desi Holmes

Texas Workforce Commission