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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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Northeast Indiana Students Bring Home JAG Awards

A Northeast Indiana school and five students from two schools took home six awards this month from the 2022 Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) State Career Development Conference in Indianapolis. It was the first time the conference was held in person since 2019. The regional winners: Northrop High School, first place in social media; Bailey Bricker, Northrop, second place in writing; Erica Yard, North Manchester Junior-Senior High School, second place in public speaking; Taylor Brooks, North...

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Youth Programs and Services RFP, Q&A Posted by NEINW

Northeast Indiana Works (NEINW) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title 1 Youth Programs and Services. Deadline for proposals is April 18, 2022. NEINW is seeking organizations that can use WIOA youth funds to provide skill development and employment preparation services to eligible youth. The RFP can be accessed here. A budget template can be accessed here. Answers to your questions can be found here.

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Northeast Indiana Works Part of Census Bureau Forum

Rick Farrant, director of communications for Northeast Indiana Works, has been invited to speak at a U.S. Census Bureau virtual workshop focusing on “Making Sense of Data in a New Era.” The three-day Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Partnership event (April 5-7) will largely focus on the bureau’s Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) data but will also broadly explore labor market information. The keynote speaker will be David Card, professor of economics at the University of...

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WorkOne Service Delivery Changes Made for Safety

All 11 WorkOne Northeast career centers shifted indefinitely to mostly telephonic and virtual services, effective December 13. In-person appointments will still be mandated for Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA) customers, and those seeking to utilize Unemployment Insurance (UI) phone services in the centers can still make appointments to enter a center. For other services, people should call their nearest WorkOne Northeast center and make an appointment to receive...

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IN OTHER NEWS

Opportunity Knocks Features Local Girl Scout Leader

Sharon Pohly, CEO of the Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana, talked about the organization's programs that help prepare girls for careers during a recent segment of Opportunity Knocks on WPTA-TV. Opportunity Knocks is a long-running...

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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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