Workforce Solutions Uses Social Media, Interactive Map to Battle Local Unemployment



Rio Grande Valley

On Monday, June 24, the nonprofit organization known as Workforce Solutions posted a link on its Facebook page to an interactive map covering the entire Rio Grande Valley featuring “place-marks” for locations across the valley that are currently hiring.

Currently, the map features over twenty job listings spanning from Falcon State Park to Raymondville and Port Mansfield. Rio Grande residents looking for employment opportunities can view the map by “liking” and visiting Workforce Solutions’ Facebook Page at and searching for the link to the map within the page’s “Timeline”.

Workforce Solutions (WFS) is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to the delivery of employment and publicly-funded training services, and helping communities prosper economically. It is one of twenty-eight local workforce development boards funded by the Texas Workforce Commission which serves Hidalgo, Starr, and Willacy Counties.

Residents hoping to locate the WFS Office closest to their area are encouraged to call toll-free 877-687-1121 or visit WFS’ official website;