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WorkOne Service Adjustments

Due to concerns about COVID-19, Northeast Indiana Works has transitioned indefinitely to largely serving customers at all 11 WorkOne Northeast career centers virtually and by phone. More details here
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DeKalb WorkOne Receives National Legion Award

The WorkOne Northeast career center in DeKalb County has received the American Legion National Outstanding Employment Service Local Office of the Year Award in recognition of efforts to help Indiana veterans find jobs and ensure their economic well-being. The award was presented October 9 at the WorkOne Northeast center in Auburn. The honor is one of only six employer-focused awards given each year by the nation’s largest veterans service organization. The American Legion has nearly two...

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CEO Randolph Announces Retirement, Effective Dec. 31

Kathleen Randolph, CEO of Northeast Indiana Works and a longtime leader in regional workforce development, has announced she will retire, effective December 31. Edmond O’Neal, current president of Northeast Indiana Works, will assume the role of president and CEO of the organization. Randolph and husband Dr. Geoff Randolph, who retired October 2 from his position as chief medical officer for IU Health, intend to transition to the role of doting grandparents. “I have served on the workforce...

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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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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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