Representatives at unemployment offices across East Texas are confident these days. They are confident plenty of new jobs will become available during the coming year.
In Nacogdoches County, the latest figures show the unemployment rate is 4.4%. There are nearly 1,200 people looking for jobs in Nacogdoches alone.
Workforce Solutions representatives said the fastest turnover rate can be found in the service industry. The lowest turnover rate is in factory work.
Representatives are hopeful about the new year, but they say if you have a job already don't make any quick decisions.
Several new businesses are expected to come to Nacogdoches. They should open up more employment opportunities.