Dallas Area Sees Job Postings Surge 52% from Same Time Last Year

277,000 active job postings in region, with restaurant, customer service and retail jobs most in-demand, according to new PeopleReady analysis

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DALLAS, Tex.—March 17, 2022—The Dallas area is in the midst of a job boom, with the number of available jobs soaring to 277,000, a 52% increase in job postings from the same time period last year, according to a new analysis being released today by staffing firm PeopleReady.

Some of the highest numbers of job postings come from the restaurant, customer service and retail industries, finds the analysis which details the top jobs hiring right now. According to the analysis, some of the hottest jobs in the Dallas area include:

  • Customer service representatives
  • Restaurant workers including waiters and waitresses, cooks and food service managers
  • Retail salespeople
  • Freight and stock workers
  • Maintenance workers
  • Cleaners

“The job market in Dallas is growing in several vital areas. Growth in the restaurant and retail industries is a very positive economic indicator for the region,” said Kristy Willis, chief sales officer, PeopleReady, and chief field operations officer, General Staffing. “There are many opportunities right now for people in the Dallas area, and we’re focused on working with businesses and job seekers to put work and workforces within reach.”

PeopleReady has a variety of ways for job seekers to access job opportunities via app (JobStack) and online (jobs.peopleready.com).

To help drive home its mission of connecting people and work and making a difference in communities, PeopleReady is sponsoring the upcoming 2022 NTT INDYCAR SERIES in Dallas this Sunday—where it will debut the PeopleReady Force for Good Challenge, a partnership between PeopleReady and INDYCAR which carries a $1 million award to be split between drivers and the charity of their choice. This season, PeopleReady is the primary sponsor of Rahal Letterman Lanigan (RLL) Racing’s rookie of the year candidate Christian Lundgaard.  

About PeopleReady

PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI), specializes in quick and reliable on-demand labor and highly skilled workers. PeopleReady supports a wide range of blue-collar industries, including construction, manufacturing and logistics, waste and recycling, and hospitality. Leveraging its game-changing JobStack platform and 600-plus branch offices across all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Canada, PeopleReady served approximately 94,000 businesses and put approximately 220,000 people to work in 2021. Learn more at www.peopleready.com.

PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company, specializes in quick and reliable on-demand labor and highly skilled workers. PeopleReady supports a wide range of blue-collar industries, including construction, manufacturing and logistics, waste and recycling, and hospitality. Leveraging its game-changing JobStack platform and 600-plus branch offices across all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Canada, PeopleReady served approximately 94,000 businesses and put approximately 220,000 people to work in 2021.