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How can the Texas Workforce Commission help in finding jobs?

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The Texas Workforce Commission helps job seekers find jobs by registering them in an online system that matches employers with potential employees. The Texas Workforce Commission website has resources to help job seekers with career planning, training and locating jobs in fields such as government and law enforcement.

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How can the Texas Workforce Commission help in finding jobs?
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The free, personalized job-matching system WorkinTexas.com allows job seekers to register online, create a resume, search for jobs and submit employment applications. It also allows employers to post available jobs, search uploaded resumes and locate suitable candidates for specific positions. The Texas Cares tool uses career categories, skills transferability, occupational information and self-assessment to match job seekers with careers. A similar tool is mySkills myFuture, which matches career options with training, skills and interests. The Texas Work Prep Learning Management System has a number of online courses to facilitate job hunting.

The Texas Workforce Commission website has special links through which job seekers can locate and apply for jobs with Texas state agencies and universities, the federal government, military services and law enforcement. Other resources help veterans transition to civilian life, obtain priority service for job placement, receive college credits for military training and match military skills with civilian jobs. There are other resources to educate job seekers on employee rights and laws, minimum wages, tax benefits, public transportation options and childcare services for parents during job training and work.

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