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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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Northeast Indiana Works Gets Award for TAA Services

Northeast Indiana Works was recently named Region of the Year by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) for providing excellent Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) services. The TAA program provides various kinds of assistance to workers who have been adversely affected by foreign trade. The assistance can include training, income support, job search guidance, and a relocation allowance. Northeast Indiana Works oversees WorkOne Northeast career centers in Economic Growth Region 3....

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Study: Region Losing High School, College Graduates

Forty-eight percent of high school and college graduates in northeast Indiana are no longer in the region five years after graduation, analyses released by Northeast Indiana Works show. Most other regions in the state, according to the analyses, have higher percentages. “Nevertheless, the data indicates the need in northeast Indiana to not only continue to encourage talent to return to the region after going away and presumably acquiring skills but also to retain college-informed talent and...

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More in Region Are Earning High School Diplomas, Equivalency

An increasing number of people in northeast Indiana have earned a high school diploma or the equivalent, but there are still 75,157 people without those all-important credentials, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released by Northeast Indiana Works. According the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey Five-Year Estimates, the number of people in northeast Indiana 18-years-old and older without a high school degree or the equivalent (HSE or GED) declined from 79,241 during 2008-2012 to...

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Allen WorkOne Gets National American Legion Award

The WorkOne Northeast career center in Fort Wayne has received the American Legion National Employment Service Award in recognition of efforts to ensure the economic well-being of Indiana’s veterans. The award was presented July 13 in Indianapolis. Specifically, the career center was recognized for outstanding service in connecting veterans to employment and training opportunities, helping employers understand how military skills correlate to civilian employment, and working with other...

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May Designated CTE Awareness Month, Signing Days Planned

Northeast Indiana Works and the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership have designated May Career and Technical Education (CTE) Awareness Month in the region. It is a first-of-its-kind regional designation for CTE programs and a number of activities have been planned, including a May 22 visit by Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch to an event hosted by FWCS Career Academy at Anthis. All of the events throughout the region will involve signing ceremonies in which high school students who have completed a...

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WorkOne Northeast Advisers Chosen for Coaching Corps

Five employment training advisers with WorkOne Northeast are among 35 career coaches from across Indiana named to the first Skillful Indiana Governor’s Coaching Corps. The program, a collaboration of Skillful Indiana and Gov. Eric Holcomb, is an eight-month training and leadership development initiative designed to support Indiana’s career coaching professionals so they can serve Indiana jobseekers more effectively in a changing economy. The coaching corps participants represent a diverse mix...

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Regional Partnership Will Support Mentoring Program

The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership announced a new partnership to support the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s effort to build the largest and most effective cross-company mentoring initiative in the country through the Engage Mentoring...

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