Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend helped over 40,000 employees and over 3,000 employers last year.

With the development of the new Harbor Bridge several job openings became available to the public, and the most in demand job being skilled labor.

Monika De La Garza with Workforce says that with the new year beginning new opportunities will be available to residents.

Several hiring events are already being planned for the upcoming year.

De La Garza goes on to say there are 2,000 available jobs in the Coastal Bend that residents can find on