The GEDC invests in projects that grow the economy and create jobs in Giddings, Texas. We are aggressively pro-business with a proven track record of helping businesses bring projects in on time and under budget. Click the map below to see the projects we have supported and how they have positively impacted our community.
Texas Is NO. 1 In Number Of Fortune 500 Companies
24 May 2022
Texas is the state with the most Fortune 500 companies, according to the 68th Fortune 500 annual list of the largest U.S. corporations, with 53 Fortune 500 corporate headquarters that call the Lone Star State home.
New York state dropped from No. 1 to the No. 2 spot with 51 Fortune 500 companies. California, with 50, is in third place. Texas cities also fared well. Houston and Dallas made the list of the nation’s top five municipalities for Fortune 500 companies, with 21 and 11 respectively.
Texas Adds 62,800 New Jobs In April 2022May 24 2022
AUSTIN — Texas added 62,800 total nonagricultural jobs in April 2022, showing growth in the number of new jobs for the sixth consecutive month, according to data released late last week by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The state set new employment records last month as total nonfarm jobs...
The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) created Economic Development Week (EDW) in 2016 to help raise awareness for the work Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) do. EDOs’ accomplishments are often overlooked because the efforts happen behind the scenes to power the local economy. Award-Winning Giddings Economic Development Corporation Successful...
The way businesses in the industrial sector approach hiring new employees has changed. Companies can no longer rely on posting a job ad and sitting back to wait for resumes to flood in. With unemployment rates at an all-time low after the advent of the Great Resignation, the best candidates...