The Changing Face of the Texas Labor Market. Labor Market & Career Information (LMCI) Texas Workforce Commission [email protected] (512) 936-3105. Are you a Left Brain (analytical, data driven, logical) or Right Brain (creative, intuitive, philosophical)?.
The Good News… A Recovery in the Money economy is definitely at hand, e.g. GDP, profits, stocks
European debt crisis
Fear of double dip recession
Volatile stock market
Persistently high unemployment
All my economists say, “on the one, or on the other hand”…what I really need is a one-handed economist.
Where Texans Live
Where Texans have moved
Tough Competition: Generation X, Y, and Baby Boomer Employment in Texas 2000 - 2008
1. One to the instructions
2. One to post the instructions on the wall of their page
3. One to post the video of their work showing collaboration
One Baby Boomer to tell them what a terrific, wonderful, spectacular job they did with the light bulb
$1.3 billion in gross state product, $2.9 total output
$511 million in salaries (2010)
Supports 12,601 jobs
$108 million in tax revenues
2,828 drilling permits issued through 2011
“In China today, Bill Gates is Britney Spears. In America today, Britney Spears is Britney Spears. And that is our problem.” Jerry Yang, Co-Founder of Yahoo!
YUM Brands today, Britney Spears is Britney Spears. And that is our problem.” 34.5% (50.1%)
Ford 30.4% (53.1%)
Boeing 34.3% (40.8%)
Coca Cola61.0% (73.8%)
Emerson Electric40% (51.6%)
John Deere25.1% (34.6%)
Campbell Soup (31.0%)
Molson Coors (55.4%)
3M Corporation (61.4)Emerging Markets in a Global Economy:Percent of 2000 & 2007 Revenue Outside U.S.
Percent Job Losses in Recessions 1990-2007 today, Britney Spears is Britney Spears. And that is our problem.”
Headwinds today, Britney Spears is Britney Spears. And that is our problem.” …
Good communications skills: Can you…..
Explain what you’re doing (to co-worker or customer)?
Explain what you need (from a co-worker or customer)?
Ability to listen to instructions?
2. Critical thinking skills (if given a sequence of events, can you determine what will probably happen next)
3. Technical knowledge (degrees needed for half of all job openings)
Can-do attitude / pleasant attitude (workers who are “engaged” in their work)
Can you work with people who are of a different age, race, gender and education level than you?