Some frontline retail and other service industry personnel who worked through the pandemic in 2020 received more than a thank you from their employers.
The Elkhart Area Career Center’s Diesel Service Technology program now is a certified Indiana State Earn and Learn program.
Indiana residents are finding earning a certificate or specialized credential offers a quick route to improve skills and secure high-demand jobs.
A recent survey of business owners found many companies had available jobs but finding the right people for those positions proved challenging.
An array of resources, from higher learning institutions to public-private partnership, are available to help startups and existing businesses seeking advice to get an idea off the ground or help a company grow.
WorkOne Northwest Indiana and Goodwill are offering free retail training for young adults between the ages 16 and 24 at the Gary Goodwill Store.
Linda Woloshansky, founding president of the Valparaiso-based Center of Workforce Innovations, is retiring from the post.
The state is optimistic a new partnership can assist high school educators who now teach dual-credit courses to meet new credentialing requirements.
A nearly $6 million federal grant will help Purdue University Northwest and a coalition of colleges across the country develop a national training program to fill shortages in the cybersecurity workforce.
When it comes to bringing together different groups to support a goal of attracting, developing, and retaining a workforce, state leaders believe Northwest Indiana knows how to get it done.