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.
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 […]
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 […]
Businesses move toward out-of-box ways to attract, keep workers With low unemployment rates, the pressure on companies, especially those expanding, to find and keep good employees inches higher. “When you look at the current economy, we’re hearing all sorts of reports of low unemployment … from an HR perspective, the lower the unemployment rate, the […]
The Northwest Indiana Workforce Board has named its officers for 2018-2019. Officers were elected on May 24. Members include representatives from business, education, labor, economic development, and community leaders. New officers include: Chair – Mary Lewis, corporate controller, Andover Management/In Good Company Vice Chair – Debi Baughman, director of training, Horizon Bank Treasurer – […]