Where the jobs are: The new blue collar

MORE THAN 2.5 MILLION GOOD-PAYING JOBS WILL BE CREATED IN THE NEXT FEW YEARS. WILL WORKERS KNOW HOW TO GET THEM? Joseph Poole will make more than $100,000 in wages and overtime by the end of the year. The 21-year-old works in what looks like NASA’s mission control, monitoring the manufacturing process at Chevron Phillips

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How many jobs in Texas are related to oil, gas?

No doubt about it: The oil and gas industry employs a lot of people in Texas. But if you ask how many, the answer depends on who’s counting. Last week Texas Railroad Commissioner David Porter announced that, as of June, “a record-breaking 297,800 Texans appeared on oil and gas industry payrolls.” A day earlier, Lee

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Houston Ranked Third In Job Growth

Houston is great place to be searching for a job as new positions continue to come available and people who want to be in the workforce are able to join in. Those new jobs have translated to a robust report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. According to the BLS’ most recent report the Houston metropolitan

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HOUSTON FACTS AND FIGURES

Houston was founded on August 30, 1836 by brothers Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allen on land near the banks of Buffalo Bayou. Houston is the fourth most populous city in the nation (trailing only New York, Los Angeles and Chicago), and is the largest in the southern U.S. and Texas. The Houston-Galveston-Brazoria Consolidated

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