February 28, 2019Article by: Phil Wieland, Times Correspondent In the workforce world, there are two kinds of people: those who need a job and those with jobs that need to be filled. The Center for Workforce Innovation is there to make sure they get together. Linda Woloshansky is the president and CEO of the center,…

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Written by: Nick Dmitrovich, Building IndianaFebruary 20, 2019 Automation can be a bit of a scary thing for workers no matter where they fall on the blue-to-white collared spectrum. Technology has rapidly changed the way business happens in this country and every day brings new innovations. Yes, most of these are intended to improve processes…

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This episode highlights an effort, spearheaded by the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce, that is underway to support training and build a talent pipeline in the manufacturing sector. Hear how key partnerships will help create success and how education, workforce and business professionals can work together to achieve the best results in addressing the skill gaps…

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Written by: Stacey KelloggFebruary 18, 2019 Northwest Indiana is rich with healthcare jobs ripe for the picking. Thanks to the Northwest Indiana Workforce Board Healthcare Consortium, key players are busting barriers that have historically been keeping students from efficiently landing careers at hospitals and clinics throughout the Region. The Consortium comprises local hospitals and health…

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Helping to prepare high school students for jobs part of SHRM’s focus on the skills gap WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2018 — As the Society for Human Resource Management leads the employer conversation about closing the skills gap in hiring, its charitable affiliate, the SHRM Foundation, announces an investment in the youngest members of America’s workforce. The SHRM…

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Lisa Daugherty, Executive Director of the Lake Area United Way, joins the program to discuss the struggles of working families who often cannot afford basic items such as food, transportation, and healthcare. Discover the initiatives that the Lake Area United Way are taking to help lift families out of poverty and provide them with the…

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