FREE SHORT-TERM TRAINING AVAILABLE

For a limited time, free short-term training worth up to $10,000 for occupations in five industry sectors is being made available by Northeast Indiana Works. To get started, interested individuals should email trainingfunds@neinworks.org with your name, phone number and county of residence or contact a WorkOne Northeast career center.
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WorkOne, Allen Library Offer Free Virtual Workshops

WorkOne Northeast, in conjunction with the Allen County Public Library, will conduct four free virtual workshops in September. WorkOne continues to run free in-person workshops at its career centers throughout northeast Indiana. Two virtual sessions each of “Creating Winning Resumes” and “Interviewing with Confidence” will be offered. People must register online to participate. The times, dates and registration links for the workshops follow: • “Creating Winning Resumes,” 2-3 p.m. September...

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Northeast Indiana Works Gets $2.1 Million for Training

Northeast Indiana Works has received $2.1 million in CARES Act funding from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development to support training under the Workforce Ready Grant (WRG) and Employment Training Grant (ETG) programs. “This is a great opportunity for the region’s employers and for individuals interested in enhancing their skills, especially as the economy begins to open up,” said Northeast Indiana Works President Edmond O’Neal. “The demand for skilled workers has never been greater...

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WorkOne Northeast Centers Open to Walk-In Customers

All 11 WorkOne Northeast career centers have opened to walk-in customers, Northeast Indiana Works announced. Since June 8, the centers had been open to the public only by appointment. That option will still be available. Hours and days of operation at the centers can be found on Northeast Indiana Works’ website at https://www.neinworks.org/workone/locations-(1) People must continue to file for unemployment benefits online at www.unemployment.in.gov.

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Virtual Healthcare Job Fair Attracts 691 Registrants

Northeast Indiana Works and WorkOne Northeast, in conjunction with the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD), conducted a virtual healthcare job fair April 22. The fair included five healthcare providers, was in response to the significant continuing demand for healthcare workers in northeast Indiana, and was an ideal platform for employee recruitment during a time of social distancing. On average, Northeast Indiana Works and WorkOne Northeast, working with community partners,...

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DWD, WorkOne Northeast Host Live UI Facebook Presentation

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) and WorkOne Northeast hosted a live Facebook presentation April 8 in which DWD discussed the latest available details on the federal stimulus package (CARES Act) and other topics associated with unemployment. The hour-long program included information for self-employed individuals and contractors affected by COVID-19, as well as the most commonly asked unemployment questions DWD receives. A recording of the live event can be accessed at...

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8 Graduate from Building Futures, Acquire Skills

Eight people graduated from a Building Futures pre-apprenticeship program in January. Building Futures is a 22-day program that helps participants acquire skills in the building trades and gives them an opportunity to earn several certifications. The program is made possible through a partnership between the Northeast Indiana Building & Construction Trades Council, Northeast Indiana Works and Ivy Tech Community College. Graduating were Ernijah Auguste, Nicholas Bolin, Darell Davis, Troy...

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HSE Test Fees Reimbursed Through End of Year

Indiana will provide local adult education programs reimbursement for test fees for students who take the High School Equivalency (HSE) through December 30, according to Marilyn Pitzulo, associate chief adult education, of the Indiana Department of...

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