Indiana's seasonally adjusted employment rate fell to 5.8 percent in August, even though the state lost private-sector jobs.
Indiana's unemployment remained unchanged last month, while the joblessness rate fell in Illinois for the fifth straight month.
Union membership had plummeted by 24 percent in Indiana over the last decade, and fewer than one out of every 10 Hoosier workers now belong to a union.
Russ Taylor, center, executive director of the Foundations of East Chicago, talks about the partnership between UPS and the Holistic Community Coalition. UPS representative Gregg Glotzbach, left, presented $10,000 earlier this summer to Pastor Darnell Johnson, right, from the Holistic Commun…
Schneider National Regional Recruiting Manager Darrell Comer, from left, and driver trainer Edward McGhee talk with Vector Abrams and Lonnie Williams at a workforce development community fair sponsored by the Holistic Community Coalition.
Basia Rei, left, of East Chicago, chats with Melissa Cantrell from the Hammond WorkOne office at a workforce development community fair sponsored by the Holistic Community Coalition.
HOBART | Engineering is a field “starving for candidates” and joins manufacturing, transportation and logistics, and health care as the occupations in demand in the region in the next 10 years, according to the newly-released Northwest Indiana State of the Workforce Report.
When I came into office in January 2008 as mayor of Crown Point, I had a great advantage or prospective that most newly elected mayors don’t have. I was a former city employee of the community I was elected to serve, and I also worked in the private sector in a position that interacted with …
HOBART | The Northwest Indiana Workforce Board will host a workforce summit on March 20.
PORTAGE | Employee training managers at some of the region's largest firms said Thursday they are finding an increasing number of workforce entrants lack remedial skills training prior to launching industrial careers.
Linda Woloshansky, the president and CEO of Valparaiso-based Center of Workforce Innovations Inc., speaks Friday during a luncheon in Schererville sponsored by the Lake County Advancement Committee.
Linda Woloshansky, the president and CEO of Valparaiso-based Center of Workforce Innovations Inc., speaks Friday to business leaders during a luncheon at Teibel's Restaurant. Woloshansky asked those gathered to talk to their local school officials about better preparing students for college …
Valaparaiso-Center of Workforce Innovations (front row L to R) Dale Krol, Bob Marion, Martina tovar, Sandra Alvarez. (back row L to R) Jim Morgin, Doug Thomas, Tom Vaughn, Chad Ulam, Terence Hill.
The Center of Workforce Innovations looking for advisers to serve as career counselors for Northwest Indiana high schools students.
Many businesses have recognized that a diversity program will assist them in achieving their business and strategic goals. The business leaders may want to jump immediately into a design and implementation initiative, or launch a completely new diversity program.
A Michigan City man and a Gary business will receive awards Wednesday from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.
The Northwest Indiana Workforce Board and the Center of Workforce Innovations want businesses to participate in a survey and describe their hiring needs.
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