HOBART | Math and science are critical courses that students must take to be successful in college or a career, but the soft skills like communication and teamwork are just as important to employers.
Linda Woloshansky, CEO, Center of Workforce Innovations, helped lead this year's Ready NWI event at Hobart High School.
HOBART | A Northwest Indiana agency is pushing to better prepare high school students for college and careers after graduation.
PORTAGE | Representatives of educational facilities, industry and workforce development sat down together Thursday morning to discuss how the three could work together to provide the necessary skills for the jobs of the present and the future.
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.
The Baby Boomer generation remembers a time when Labor Day once marked the end of summer, as they returned to the classroom following this federal holiday.
VALPARAISO | A group of local educators and business leaders is launching a pilot project with 13 school districts in Northwest Indiana to help students better connect school with the world of work.
GARY | A Chicago-based U.S. Department of Labor representative praised Northwest Indiana work force development efforts and offered suggestions on how businesses can continue to support the labor market.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence is understandably concerned about the need to prepare Hoosier students for 21st century careers. So are people in Northwest Indiana.
Looking over the roster of business leaders that are on our list this issue, I couldn't help but notice the mix of well-known and lesser-known names as well as the diversity in ages, cultural background and gender. Learning about our top professionals impressed me even more with the flexibil…
PORTAGE | WorkOne will not be moving to the University Center when the Central Avenue building is completed.
While the nation's job market slowly is warming up, the summer months might not be so hot for teen employment.
Two driving forces behind education reform spoke last week, and they both addressed two key components of the next phase of reform: dollars and sense.
SCHERERVILLE | The president of a local business organization on Friday challenged community members to talk to their local school boards about what their districts are doing to make sure students are college and career ready.
Linda Woloshansky is a 2012 inductee of the BusINess Hall of Fame.
We all know people with successful careers and we know that it is not automatic that their lives are successful too. Often success in life is achieved by giving back. The dedicated leaders we honor each year in our Business & Industry Hall of Fame have not only reached the top of their p…
As we now move into our fifth year of providing an annual progress edition, the One Region, One Vision initiative has continued to evolve from the modest challenge to a movement being embraced on so many levels by many different people and organizations.
The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction was unable to agree on even a single measure to reduce the mounting government debt. The result of indecision: a stalemate that might leave Northwest Indiana and other local programs underfunded.
Linda Woloshansky, president and CEO with the Center of Workforce Innovations, discusses the current job situation and how to improve chances at finding employment.
PORTAGE | Neighborhood Education Opportunities Inc. will begin providing adult basic education services next month and is continuing to work on providing high school credit classes.
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