TEXAS - With booming construction around the energy industry and a strong tech community, the Lone Star State has harnessed the two biggest drivers of job growth, according to TriNet.
The report, which analyzed small business employment in 2013, found that construction and technology were last year’s hottest growing sectors, leading to net job growth of 21.53 percent and 21.07 percent, respectively.
Thanks to the Barnett Shale construction has been blazing hot in the state as the energy industry continues to heat up, with jobs growing by 68.06 percent in Texas in 2013. Austin’s technology scene has also led to impressive job growth.
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