AUSTIN - The first five weeks of 2014 have already seen at least 15 companies announce their intentions to hire more than 1,600 employees in the Austin region, according to data by the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce.
These numbers far exceed the Chamber’s tracked announcements in past years. In January and February of last year, for example, 19 companies announced plans to hire 562 employees, while in the first two months of 2012, 16 companies announced plans to hire 760.
Among the 2014 windfall, the largest hiring announcement was Massachusetts-based Athenahealth Inc.’s commitment to hire 607. Websense Inc. has proposed to add 470 jobs and Dropbox Inc. has proposed to add 170.
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