Labor Market & Career Information — Program Overview

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The Labor Market and Career Information (LMCI) program strives to improve the way Texans make career and educational decisions by providing useful and reliable information about careers, educational training options and jobs. LMCI provides key economic data about occupations and in-demand industries along with information about labor market trends and economic conditions to help employers, economic development entities and local workforce development boards make informed choices. LMCI gathers and provides information on educational programs and training opportunities along with career planning and career development principles to help local workforce development boards evaluate current market trends in order to design and deliver services to businesses and job seekers.

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LMCI products and services help parents, young adults and children explore the world of career choices and opportunities; help counselors with effective career counseling; aid researchers in occupational and career related research; and enable job seekers to make the career choices that are right for them.

Each customer group can find the LMCI resources targeted for their needs:

Job seekers can find information about LMCI and more at Career Exploration & Trends. All groups can find more LMCI information and product descriptions at Labor Market Information.

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Authority & Funding

LMCI services are funded through the Fed-State Cooperative Programs grant and the Workforce Information grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. In addition, the division receives funding from other outside grants and from the sale of the publications it produces.

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Working Texas Style

Take a readable look at the structural change going on in the current Texas economy.


Explore the world of work or the world of learning to identify career opportunities.

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Last Verified: November 07, 2014

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