Workforce Development

Workforce development is a unified set of solutions to meet employment needs, by embracing a variety of cultures, attitudes, and individual potential. Creating connections among the City of Dallas is a key component in providing effective, efficient, and quality workforce development solutions.

The City’s goal is to place workers in jobs where there are career development opportunities, and cultivating that development can certify an adequate source of capable individuals for job placement.

Workforce Development is Talent Development

A skilled and talented workforce is critical for the development and sustainability of growing industries and a vibrant and diversified Dallas economy. Small or large businesses, we can help you find the resources to meet your workforce development needs, whether you are new to Texas, already here but ready to expand, or looking to upskill your existing workforce. Various resources are available, at no cost, to address your workforce development needs.

Agency Partners

Nonprofit Organizations

Organizations that offer low or no-cost training provide additional workforce training in certain industries.

Workforce Readiness and Retention Pilot Program

The City has supported four pilot programs to provide workforce training (in construction, health care, and logistics) and employment placement and retention.

Workforce and Employment Data

For questions, please contact City staff and we can help connect you to the right resources.