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San Antonio’s unadjusted unemployment rate dropped in October to 3.6 percent, exactly 0.3 percent lower than the state’s average. With the rest of the nation experiencing a jobless rate of 4.4 percent, San Antonio’s job market it doing quiet well.This is despite the fact that fourth quarter recruitingSan Antonio jobs
With San Antonio already fairing better than much of the rest of the country, new jobs in San Antonio
One business that will responsible for creating San Antonio jobs in the New Year is the soon to open Grand Hyatt Hotel
The area encompassed in this job announcement mail campaign is between Culebra and Grayson to the north, Coliseum Road on the east, U.S. Highway 90 and Martin Luther King on the South, and 36th Street on the west. All others who are interested in a position at the hotel should either apply at grandsanantonio.hyatt.com
The Grand Hyatt has not announced the exact number of employees it plans to be hiring; only that it is now accepting applications for a variety of positions. A good number of employees will likely be needed to run the 1,000-room hotel efficiently. The hotel will not only benefit the local economy by adding new jobs in San Antonio, but also by bringing tourist to the area.
San Antonio residents who are hired can expect to be making a minimum of $10 an hour for all positions that do not involve tips. The Grand Hyatt will be hiring individuals who are 16 years old or older and is looking for those who are “professional” and “service-oriented.” The hotel is also looking for a good number of bilingual employees. The hotel is expected to open in February.
Houston, Texas’ unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent from 4.3 percent in October. A total of 4,000 new nonagricultural jobs were created in the month, with health services and government employers recruiting
According these statistics put out by the Texas Workforce Commission
With unemployment down, a fewer number of individual’s will be competing for newly created positions. This means that those who are still in search of Houston jobs
With the creation of a new $75 million office project planned for western Houston, there should soon be new businesses in the area. The Carlyle Group
Construction of the 150,000 square foot office building and garage is planned to begin in January. Carlyle plans to begin leasing the spaces to new and existing businesses by December of next year.
In regards to why the firm picked Houston for the location of their new office complex, Carlyle Principal Tommy Ellis said, in a statement, that the city “has strong economic fundamentals led by employment growth and good supply/demand dynamics.” He went on to say that Carlyle plans to add to its investments in the area, likely filling more jobs in Houston
New business real estate will likely bring new Houston job opportunities
Although the application process can be long for government jobs
Government job qualifications can be the most difficult part of the position descriptions for those without any federal bureaucratic work experience. This is because of the fact that that many agencies word their job announcements in terms that many little to most civilians.