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Career Transition SIG: Job Skills in Demand in Central Texas

  • 10 Jun 2014
  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • New Location! ConsultingSolutions.net, 1016 La Posada, Room 297 (Office Building behind the Doubletree Hotel)


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Jobs & Skills in Demand in Central Texas

with Mick Normington

Different kinds of workers and skills are in demand in the modern Texas economy than you might think!  Mick Normington, a Business Specialist with the Texas Workforce Commission, will present data on which industries are adding workers and what specific occupations are increasing in demand in Central Texas.

This presentation is especially great if you are considering a change in occupation, planning to get an advanced degree, or switching to a new industry.

Our fascinating session will cover:

  •  Which jobs are increasing in demand and why
  •  The relationship between education/college major and pay
  •  How changing demographics impact the workplace
  •  Key skills needed to get and keep a job

About Mick Normington

Mick Normington interviews company presidents and human resource professionals for the state labor department to learn what kinds of workers and skills are in demand by Texas employers.

Mick is co-author of "Working Texas Style," a book about the changing job market in Texas since the Great Recession. He is also co-author of the follow-up book, "An Atmosphere of Enterprise," which is about job creation trends in Texas. Mick holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Missouri, an MBA from the University of Georgia, and his master's degree in economic development from the University of Southern Mississippi. Mick is also a state officer in Toastmasters International and recently completed his term as Board President of the Texas Writer's League.


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