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Free Manufacturing Camp Planned for Noble Youth

Manufacturing Experience 2022, a free day camp for young Noble County residents in grades six through eight, will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. October 29 at the Community Learning Center, 401 E. Diamond St., Kendallville. The camp will include hands-on experiences highlighting 21st century technologies, including robotics, programming and circuitry. A free lunch will be provided. Camp sponsors and organizers include Northeast Indiana Works, the Don Wood Foundation, Be Noble Inc., Freedom...

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Free Employer Seminar Focus: Region’s Workforce Challenges

Northeast Indiana Works and WorkOne Northeast will conduct a free employer seminar from 9 a.m. to noon September 22 at Sweetwater Sound, 5501 U.S. 30 West, Fort Wayne, IN. The seminar will be offered in person and virtually. Among the topics: Employee recruitment strategies; childcare resources; registered apprenticeships; the Work Opportunity Tax Credit and federal bonding; diversity in the workforce, and employee retention and engagement. “More than 130 employers have already signed up for...

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State Grant To Help Support Healthcare Career Awareness

The Region 8 Education Service Center has been awarded a two-year, $1,188,950 grant from the Indiana Department of Education that will advance healthcare career awareness and exploration for young people in northeast Indiana. Key partners involved with the Explore, Engage and Experience (3E) grant include Northeast Indiana Works, Parkview Health, Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana, the Questa Foundation, Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast, Accessing Self Knowledge (ASK), the Northeast...

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Rep. Banks Job Fair on July 6 Will Feature 2,300 Jobs

U.S. Rep. Jim Banks, R-IN, in conjunction with Purdue University Fort Wayne and WorkOne Northeast, will host a job fair from noon to 3 p.m. July 6 in the university’s Walb Student Union International Ballroom. “I’m looking forward to partnering with WorkOne Northeast and Purdue Fort Wayne for my sixth consecutive northeast Indiana jobs fair,” said Banks. “It’s a great opportunity for Hoosiers to meet with employers who are hiring and to learn about thousands of job openings and dozens of...

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Proposals Sought for IT Work; RFP Questions Answered

Northeast Indiana Works has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking a company to provide information technology support to our 11 WorkOne Northeast career centers and to the business management office at 200 E. Main St., Fort Wayne. Submissions are due August 8, 2022. The selected company will be providing assistance to Northeast Indiana Works' information technology (IT) department in managing the WorkOne IT infrastructure and will be directed by Northeast Indiana Works' IT director when...

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CTE Awareness Month Observed in the Region

Student signing ceremonies will be conducted throughout northeast Indiana in May in recognition of CTE (Career & Technical Education) Awareness Month. The month was designated several years ago by Northeast Indiana Works and the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership to promote skills-based training at the secondary-school level that leads to certifications and then employment after high school. The signings symbolically represent commitments to work for companies; in some cases, the...

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DWD Quickly Addresses Uplink Breach of Cybersecurity

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) has become aware of a cybersecurity incident involving unauthorized access to some unemployment applicants' login email addresses and security questions in the agency's Uplink system. DWD...

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Adams County Addressing Workforce Housing Shortage

The Adams County Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC) is taking action to address a problem many Indiana communities are facing: a workforce housing shortage. ACEDC is working with Fort Wayne-based Housing Resource Hub to develop a game plan to...

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Indiana Chamber Launches Talent Resource Navigator

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce has launched a first of its kind online workforce center with live customer service to help Hoosier employers and individuals better identify and access in one place the vast number of educational and training...

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