New data shows a considerable shortage in qualified IT talent, but experts say San Antonio’s talent pool is relatively healthy.
The SA Works jobs report concluded that while job growth is up, the key to maintaining a stable workforce in San Antonio is skill development.
Manufacturing is one of San Antonio’s largest industries with an economic impact of more than $40 billion per year and employment of more than 51,000 people.
The goal of the SA Works internship program, now in its third year, is to build a better skilled and sustainable workforce pipeline for San Antonio and to teach job skills and career basics.
While lack of school funding is a systemic issue that needs to be addressed at the state level, there are challenges we can address at the local level.
Online job postings from August to January in the local IT, manufacturing, and healthcare sectors took a 5.8 percent dip from the same period the year before, according to a local workforce report released Wednesday.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg challenged San Antonio employers to hire local students as interns this summer.
The new, more modern office space also is ideally located for collaboration with the growing business and tech presence downtown
As summer has come to an end and students are back in school, the summer job market has taught us that San Antonio has both a problem and a solution.
About 120 high school graduates and students were guests at a celebration of the SA Works Summer Internship Program at La Villita Assembly Hall.