GARY | Nearly 70 Northwest Indiana students from Gary, East Chicago, Hammond, Knox and Michigan City participated at the Regional Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) Career Development Conference last month at Indiana University Northwest in Gary.
Indiana has one of the nation's worst ratios of school counselors to students.
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When you're no longer satisfied with your job, there's an alternative. Perhaps it's time to prepare yourself for another career path.
It seems that everywhere we turn, another female leader in the corporate world is expounding her opinion on whether women in the workforce today can truly “have it all.”
I discovered an article listing the top five demanding careers: accountant, human resource specialist, K-12 teacher, software developer, and medical and health services manager. I attempted to picture myself at those careers, determining which is more importance -- my salary or my happiness.
Michael Baird, former Harris Bank president, speaks during a two-day conference by the College & Career Acceleration Summer Institute at Hobart High School. "There are great jobs out here in Northwest Indiana," said Baird, "but we can't fill them because we don't have students with the r…
Portage High School student Clarissa Walkowiak has a needle removed by American Red Cross collection specialist Roger Voshall during the Porter County Career Center blood drive last August. According to the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, one in 11 workers in Indiana is employe…
Students from Porter County Career Center walk around Tower Park in Valparaiso looking for trash Tuesday as part of a community service exercise.
Porter County Career Center students Corey Beatty, left, of Boone Grove, and John Luczak, of Kouts, pick up trash Tuesday from Tower Park in Valparaiso as part of a community service exercise for the school.
Porter County Career Center teacher Judy Commers picks up trash with her students Tuesday at neighboring Tower Park in Valparaiso. The students were participating in a community service exercise.
Porter County Career Center student Chris Panayi, of Valparaiso throws away trash picked up from Tower Park in Valparaiso with fellow student John Luczak, of Kouts. The students were participating in a community service exercise Tuesday with other students from the Porter County Career Center.
Porter County Career Center student Brian Smrekar, of Washington Township, center, helps collect trash at Tower Park in Valparaiso with Career Center Principal Jon Groth, left, and teacher Judy Commers during a community service exercise with other students on Tuesday.
Portage High School junior Dustin Balboa gives blood for the first time Friday with the help of Red Cross collection specialist Jo Ann Stovall-Link at the Porter County Career Center's blood drive.
Portage High School student Clarissa Walkowiak watches Friday as blood is collected from her arm during the Porter County Career Center blood drive in Valparaiso. It was Clarissa's second time giving blood.
Chesterton High School junior Miles Meroz gives blood for the first time Friday in his life during the Porter County Career Center's blood drive. Students from 10 region high schools participated in the drive through the American Red Cross.
Portage High School junior Dustin Balboa gives blood for the first time Friday with the help of Red Cross collection specialist Jo Ann Stovall-Link at the Porter County Career and Technical Center's blood drive.
Portage High School student Clarissa Walkowiak has a needle removed by American Red Cross collection specialist Roger Voshall during the Porter County Career Center blood drive. Students from 10 region high schools participated in the drive.
A student at the Porter County Career and Technical Center gives blood last year during the center's blood drive. The Red Cross said it is in need of blood this summer.
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