Texas’ low unemployment rate serves Sugar Land-area job seekers well, according to John Romanow, vice president market leader for the South Central U.S. region at workforce solutions company Kelly Services.
In June, the unemployment rate fell to 3.4%—the lowest rate since the Texas Workforce Commission began tracking unemployment in 1976, the TWC said in a press release. That compares to 3.7% in May.
Texas added 45,000 seasonally adjusted non-farm positions in June and 315,000 over the past year.
“A low unemployment rate drives wages up, and job seekers have more choices of where they can direct their career, be more geographically selective and look for a cultural fit,” Romanow said. “Fort Bend County and Sugar Land is a very diverse employment landscape—there are a lot