workforce development

Workforce Survey Shows Big Changes in Talent Trends

Oct 28, 2019

The Indiana Chamber released the results of its 12th annual workforce survey Friday at the Indiana Workforce Summit. It surveyed more than 1,000 employers across the state to get a snapshot of the current needs and trends in workforce development.

The International Economic Development Conference in Indianapolis this week aims to help attendees address workforce issues.

The Governor’s Workforce Cabinet is holding a series of listening sessions around Indiana over the next two months. It’s seeking citizen input on how to spend federal workforce dollars over the next four years.

Statewide Expo Connects Indiana Latinos With Jobs

Oct 13, 2019

More than 10,000 attendees went to the Indiana Latino Expo this Friday and Saturday at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. It connected Hoosier Latinos with information about healthcare, documentation and jobs.

Millions of dollars will make its way to teachers across Indiana through a federal grant award announced Tuesday, as part of efforts to help schools expand teacher professional development opportunities and supports.

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority announced Thursday it’s selected four Indiana employers for the Anchor Employer Workforce Housing Program. The businesses will each receive $1 million to address a shortage of housing for workers.

The RV industry is celebrating a grand opening of its newest facility in Elkhart Monday. The RV Technical Institute will help reduce a shortage of workers who repair recreational vehicles.

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority announced two grants to build affordable housing in the state meant to help attract workers and promote home ownership. 

The Wellness Council of Indiana kicked off a statewide series of employer talks in South Bend on Wednesday. It’s part of a campaign to encourage employers to hire and retain workers struggling with opioid addiction. 

An Indiana group that trains people who work with seniors received almost $4 million in additional funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The goal is to develop a health care workforce better suited for older adults.