A total of 144 jobs spread across 27 small businesses across La Porte County were saved thanks to a state grant program and the La Porte County Action Fund.
More than 90% of recent Valparaiso University graduates have landed a job or enrolled in graduate school within nine months of graduation for the 27th straight year, according to the college.
Indiana started the year strong for employment in January.
The South Bend Regional Chamber of Commerce wants to connect people either seeking an internship or job with employers.
The Indiana Department of Workforce Development said in its review of state unemployment data for the past year said Indiana employment peaked in June with 2,750,700 Hoosiers working in the private sector.
Jobless rates in some parts of Indiana rose in November when compared to the same month a year ago and fell in others.
Many Hoosiers believe jobs are plentiful but those without a college degree are find it difficult to land a job, according to the 2019 Hoosier Survey from Old National Bank and Ball State University.
The Indiana Department of Workforce Development said the state’s overall private sector employment has grown by 21,500 jobs between September 2018 and September 2019.
Indiana’s jobless rate continues to run below the national figure.
More than 15 Northwest Indiana employers are expected at Ivy Tech Community College’s Spooktacular Career Fair Oct. 31.