Research + Publications

CWI understands that both quantitative and qualitative data are needed in order to understand the entire picture. Our knowledgeable research and data analysis staff employ multiple techniques and sources when gathering real-time labor market, economy, and education information. From traditional desktop data obtained across existing sources to more on the ground strategies such as intelligence gathering from stakeholders through interviews, focus groups, and input sessions.

Reports + Publications

2018 State of the Workforce Report

The 2018 State of the Workforce Report for Northwest Indiana was released at the Northwest Indiana State of the Workforce Breakfast on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.  View the State of the Workforce PowerPoint presentation here. View the State of the Workforce Real Talk Discussion Notes here.

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2016 State of the Workforce and Economic Indicators Report

The 2016 State of the Workforce for Northwest Indiana was released at a breakfast on April 28, 2017. 

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Northwest Indiana Workforce Board Regional Plan (2016)

The Northwest Indiana Workforce Development Board’s Plan for the Northwest Indiana Region (Region 1) is available. Questions can be directed to rvanderford@cwicorp.com

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Work Ethic Employer Expectations Poster (2016)

A survey of over 100 region employers was conducted to create a poster with 10 competencies that are believed to shape a good work ethic.

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2015 NW Indiana Indicators Snapshot and Big Goal

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2014 State of the Workforce Report

Region 1 State of the Workforce released late fall 2014.

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