A pair of state-run job training programs will continue operating through the end of the year.
More than 10,000 Hoosiers have completed a high-demand certificate program through Indiana’s Next Level Jobs Workforce Ready Grant, which provides tuition-free certificates in five of the state’s most high-demand professions.
Education, engagement, talent development, teamwork and informed insight, along with infrastructure, keep the Region heading in the right direction logistically, experts say.
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 […]
A growing number of Hoosiers are utilizing state grant programs to help them get the education they need to land a career in a high-demand field. In advance of Gov. Eric Holcomb’s first meeting March 6 as a member of the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board, Holcomb was expected to share with the board that […]
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 […]
The Department of Labor approved Gov. Eric Holcomb’s waiver request, allowing the recently formed Governor’s Workforce Cabinet to fill the role of the state’s federally mandated workforce development board. The Governor’s Workforce Cabinet launched in August 2017 and leads Holcomb’s Next Level Jobs Initiative, the program which connects residents with the skills and training they […]
Systemic change requires team effort Across the US, and even the world, the changing nature of work is a critical challenge for workers, employers, educators, policy-makers and others. When I had the opportunity to serve as Mayor of La Porte, Indiana, and work with a community team growing investment and development in our city, our […]