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 […]
DOJO Creative of South Bend celebrated its one-year anniversary with the addition of two new employees.
Insurance brokerage firm Gibson recently made several staffing appoints at all levels of the organization.
A $400,000 investment has helped Lakeshore Public Media get back on the air.
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 […]
Industry leaders offer insight on how to build customer base with targeted online content Staying social through content creation, remaining responsive, audience identification and analytical-based ads remains a significant component of marketing for businesses of all sizes, experts say. “Social media is not just important, it’s the largest piece of the puzzle right now especially […]
Setting special events apart takes time and planning and continual improvement, organizers say If this year is anything like the past 24, thousands of people will descend on downtown Whiting over three days in late July. They will devour Eastern European food, imbibe some brews or wine, watch a parade and take part in a […]
Experts say best succession plans prepared in advance, not out of last-minute necessity or tragedy Mylese Tucker never considered having a succession plan for her business, Nature’s Cupboard, until she served on the board of the Independent Natural Foods Retailer Association. One of the group’s first strategic goals was to implement a succession plan. “We […]
Owners usually have two choices when considering how companies will go on without them Succession planning is vital to the continuation of any business. And when there are multiple owners—partners, members, shareholders—no single document is more important than a comprehensive, up-to-date buy-sell agreement. Failure to have such an agreement adds confusion and stress at the […]
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 […]