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.
On June 28, 1894, President Grover Cleveland signed a law establishing the first Monday in September of each year as a national holiday—Labor Day. A day to celebrate the American worker.
Some job training programs whose funding was set to expire in June now will continue through year’s end.
Employers are collaborating with educational institutions, governmental and nonprofit entities to ensure they can find skilled and reliable workers.
Sensitivity training has become more important as labor pools become melting pots of people from different ethnic backgrounds, races, religious beliefs and sexual preferences.
Region takes steps to ensure industry builds on technological skills, workforce needed for success Since the first steel mills opened along the Lake Michigan shoreline, Northwest Indiana has repeatedly proven highly adaptable to meeting the needs of manufacturing. Still this unheralded sector of American productivity continues to be viewed as a dirty, dangerous industry despite […]
Health care, construction industries among Region groups developing talent pipelines When it comes to creating a pipeline of future employees, Hoosiers are getting down to business. And with the Region’s growth dependent on a highly qualified workforce, numerous efforts are underway to fill the ranks in Northwest Indiana. “Access to talent is a primary factor […]
The Northwest Indiana Workforce Board will host the state of the workforce breakfast on April 10. The program will be from 8:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Avalon Manor, 3550 E. US 30 in Merrillville. The bi-annual program will feature business, education and community leaders. The latest Northwest Indiana State of the Workforce Report […]