High on the priority list for site selectors is an available, dependable, fairly paid workforce. In GOVERNING magazine’s annual rankings, Texas ranks fourth-best in the nation for “Employment, Labor and Hiring” and first among the larger states.
A Desireable, Low-Cost Economic And Business Environment
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for Jasper County is 5% as of April 2019.
The same holds true for Jasper. Jasper has the manpower in place to fill your hiring needs. Interested in workplace development? Jasper has locally available training resources and incentives to improve your workers’ skills to custom-fit your requirements. One resource is Texas Workforce Solutions commitment to working with local businesses to create customizable workforce training.
The county’s unemployment rate normally runs higher than that of the State of Texas and the region.
Jasper’s available workforce is a major asset to employers. The area’s reasonable wage scale and relatively high unemployment rate combine to give local companies a competitive advantage.
Are you looking to expand or relocate your business in Jasper County? Do you have questions about the process or the services we provide? Contact one of our team of experts.