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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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In-Person Services Resume at WorkOne Northeast Centers

All 11 WorkOne Northeast career centers have returned to providing in-person services. During the pandemic, the centers have provided services in a number of alternative ways, including telephonically, virtually, and by appointment-only. Locations of the centers, hours and phone numbers can be found at www.neinworks.org/workone-locations The centers assist individuals with job searches and career planning, provide access to occupational skills training opportunities, and offer free workshops...

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Online Jobs Listing Launched; Covers 11 Regional Counties

Northeast Indiana Works has launched a jobs listing portal on its website (neinworks.org). The portal was made possible, in part, through an agreement with the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership that allows Northeast Indiana Works to use a code developed by the Regional Partnership. Fort Wayne Marketing, Northeast Indiana Works’ marketing partner and another agency, modified the code for NEINW’s use. Portal users can utilize a filter to narrow their job searches, including by city, county,...

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IN OTHER NEWS

Police Warn of Text Scam Involving UI Payments

The Indiana State Police (ISP) is warning Hoosiers of a fake text message saying the recipient has unclaimed money from the state, WANE-TV reported. The messenger claims to be from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development. The text says to...

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DWD Seeks Input on Worker Skillsets and Training

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD), in partnership with the Indiana Restaurant & Lodging Association, is seeking input from essential workers and employers about worker skillsets and training opportunities. As part of its...

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