Experts say companies that permitted remote working were ahead of the curve and prepared to deal with the impact of stay-at-home orders during the caronavirus crisis. Firms that weren’t, however, sought expertise to quickly adapt to the situation.
Entrepreneurs’ decades-long journey culminates with opening of multiple Fluid Coffeebars • Husband-and-wife team Charles and Alison Scates.
Marilyn’s Bakery & Café focuses on seasonality, a nod to Indiana’s farm culture and home produce growers, Barbara Tracy said.
Regional health care systems and providers encourage patients to wear latest technology to improve health in ways that weren’t possible a few years ago.
With 2020 around the corner, Northwest Indiana experts say taxpayers should get a jump on tax-code changes both large and small.
Efforts underway to ensure Indiana’s employees develop foundation skills along with technical expertise An organization’s workforce recruiting efforts typically focus on technical skills and industry knowledge. But experts say there’s more to finding the right worker than looking at a resume. Individuals with hiring responsibilities say soft skills are in demand. That includes the ability […]
Private industry, government work together to bring broadband to more Hoosiers In rural America, it’s often a case of “the haves” and “have nots” when it comes to high-speed internet service—and Indiana is no exception. Rural areas have been largely left out when it comes to building or improving fiber networks. Federal, state and private […]
Companies in Region take innovative approach to traditional construction, renovation projects Companies in Northwest Indiana are betting on the area, and the proof is in both recent new construction/renovation projects and ones in the works. Industries ranging from education to hospitality—and everything in between—have invested resources to build or rebuild high-tech, high-touch, attractive and energy-efficient […]
Northwest Indiana emerging as a destination for global investments While interest and investment on the part of foreign companies in Northwest Indiana is not a novelty, recent wins suggest the trend may have staying power. For instance, Gary and Hammond put in bids for Amazon’s HQ2. Gary/Chicago International Airport has a full-fledged U.S. Customs facility. […]
Region builds up resources to keep workers’ skills sharp Technology has changed the way we do business, but the need for qualified talent has remained constant. Local experts in the field of workforce development and employers who are reaping the benefits of better-trained labor say the present and future of the regional labor landscape will […]