This week, the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board is holding its quarterly meeting in Indianapolis, thanks to a kind invitation from Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, a champion of Indiana’s workers and an important member of the Workforce Advisory Board.
The U.S. economy will continue to expand for a 12th consecutive year, though more slowly, and Indiana’s economic growth will be even more modest, according to a forecast released by the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.
Career coaches from across Indiana presented to panels of business leaders Nov. 7 with recommendations for how to improve career services.
Unable to find a job, Jennifer Cushenberry asked herself what natural skills she had that could help make ends meet. That self-analysis led her to start To‘Mara Photography in July.
No one taught Niesha Neal about life insurance. Her family didn’t have it, and when she became an adult she didn’t see any reason to get any herself. Neal came to regret this decision when doctors diagnosed her with stage 3 chronic kidney disease in 2013 and stage 5 chronic kidney disease in 2016.
Indianapolis nonprofit New Hope of Indiana has been around for 40 years and provides services for people with developmental disabilities. This year, the organization is providing an unconventional yet useful service— a food truck.
If your New Year’s resolution was to get a new job or chart a new career path, it is time to get moving. You’ve probably seen the “now hiring” signs — companies of all kinds are looking for good workers right now. But how do you start if you’re not sure what you want to do or where you should be?
The National Urban League Small Business Matters Entrepreneurship Summit is a free, one-day summit July 27 at the Indiana Convention Center. The event is designed to help small business owners and rising entrepreneurs reinforce or establish themselves in the industry. The workshops aim to en…
The TechConnect Summit, part of the National Urban League Annual Conference, is July 25-27 in the Indiana Convention Center. The event highlights innovations in technology and entertainment, with an emphasis on culture and modern professionals.
Art is all around us. Artists design the websites we visit, advertisements we see and logos we wear. Each of those artists has something in common: they got paid for their work.
Lawrence E. Clark grew up in a musical house with a singing mother and drummer father. However, a musical background didn’t stop Clark’s family from becoming upset when he turned down a high-paying job at IBM to pursue music. Clark remembered they stayed angry until he got a job with Beef an…
Nothing extraordinary ever happens without someone reaching past the constraints of the current reality to ask, “What if…?” I spend a lot of time thinking about these things, and so does Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF). What if Indianapolis and Central Indiana were the best city …
The saying “no man is an island” is especially true in business. One of a business owner’s most important tools is a list of other businesspeople who can serve as mentors, partners or clients. In order to build such a list, entrepreneurs need to network.