Dedicated to the development of a high-quality, high-performance workforce, HoustonWorks USA provides skilled employees to Houston-area businesses through employment and training services. The success of HoustonWorks USA is based upon the establishment and promotion of a strong partnership between customers, businesses, community members, educators, and program participants.
"At HoustonWorks USA, our mission is to meet the demands of Greater Houston-area employers, provide area residents with strong employment opportunities, and support regional efforts to recruit employers with the need for skilled, high-wage employees while strengthening and improving local communities." HoustonWorks USA recieved over 900,000 visits in 2008 assisting customers with job placement, continuing education and vocational training. HoustonWorks USA manages several of the largest Workforce Solutions offices in the Houston and greater Harris county region.
These offices offer a wide range of services for job seekers as well as employers looking for trained workers. Job seekers can attend a variety of workshops including job search techniques and resume writing or use the resource library with Internet access and postings of local, state and national job openings. Training is also available in career fields such as healthcare, business, computers and education.