Center For Workforce Innovations
PORTAGE | Manufacturers looking for employees here could have an easier time next year thanks to the expansion of a program initially introduced in Lafayette.
Volunteers are needed to serve as career advisers at Calumet, Highland, East Chicago and Westville high schools.
The Rensselaer Adult Learning Center got a $20,000 grant in order to offer students more hours and buy online learning materials for the new high school equivalency exam.
LOWELL | When Josh Bustamante learned Tri-Creek School Corp. was replacing its computers with Macs, he saw an opportunity to help the Lowell Adult Learning Center.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Valparaiso woman who leads an organization that develops workforce solutions for cities and companies in Northwest Indiana is among five region residents recently appointed or reappointed by Gov. Mitch Daniels to various state boards and commissions.
While the nation's job market slowly is warming up, the summer months might not be so hot for teen employment.
MERRILLVILLE | The president and chief executive officer of the Indiana Youth Institute emphasized the organization's goal to promote the healthy development of young people, not just in the state capital but also in Northwest Indiana.
MERRILLVILLE | As part of a special Senior Career Day, seniors at Merrillville High School recently were awarded Work Force Readiness Certificates that document reading for information and math application skills needed for entry-level jobs in business and industry.
The Center of Workforce Innovations is looking for advisers to serve as career counselors for Northwest Indiana high school students.
PORTAGE | While the final Portage Adult High School graduation program is scheduled for this week, groups are working diligently to replace the program.
PORTAGE | While no group has stepped forward in the past 10 days to volunteer to take over sponsorship of the Portage Adult Education program, at least one official is sure the program will continue in some form.
Many businesses have been challenged with the task of finding skilled or trainable workers. Employers who are hiring expect a fundamental skill level from the job candidates applying.
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