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Chamber’s Annual D.C. Fly-in Returns in September

One of the Indiana Chamber’s annual marquee policy events – the D.C. Fly-in on September 26-27 – is less than 80 days away. The gathering traditionally draws 100 business and community leaders from throughout the state. “It’s the perfect opportunity to influence Hoosier decision-makers on the issues before Congress that are most important to their company,” says Greg Ellis, [...]

2018-07-11T15:59:53+00:00 July 11th, 2018|

Partner with Salesforce Pathfinder to Find Diverse Tech Talent in Indiana

Salesforce recently launched the Pathfinder Training Program, which is preparing Ivy Tech Community College students and Hoosier veterans for in-demand careers as Salesforce Administrators and Developers in Indianapolis and across the state. The first participants will complete Pathfinder in September and will be looking for work. Salesforce wants to partner with its Indiana-based customers who are interested in hiring [...]

2018-07-11T16:06:35+00:00 July 10th, 2018|

EchoChamber Survey: Tell Us What You Think

Did you receive any good reading recommendations from EchoChamber podcast guests over the past year? They offered plenty. How about bucket list items that you thought – “I could do that” or “Wow, that is impressive.” And, of course, there were the many keen insights on success – whether it was in building their organizations, boosting their communities, serving [...]

2018-07-12T07:57:35+00:00 July 10th, 2018|

Gain Power Through Knowledge at the Indiana Energy Management Conference

Concerned about rising energy demands and costs? Join experts and colleagues at the Indiana Conference on Energy Management for the latest updates, forecasts and trends regarding energy issues. Learn how to cut costs while remaining compliant and see what’s coming down the pipeline during the day-and-a-half conference (July 31-August 1) at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis. Choose from among 12 [...]

2018-06-21T07:47:34+00:00 June 19th, 2018|

Indiana Workforce Recovery Making Progress

The opioid epidemic impacting many parts of Indiana and our country did not happen overnight. The solutions won’t be immediate, either, but the Indiana Workforce Recovery effort of the Indiana Chamber and the Wellness Council of Indiana is moving forward. The initiative, announced earlier this year in partnership with the state, is in place to help address the effects [...]

2018-06-21T07:51:06+00:00 June 19th, 2018|

Taking Employee Skills to the ‘Next Level’

Over the next decade, more than one million jobs must be filled in Indiana. Governor Holcomb recently announced enhancements to the Employer Training Grant component of the Next Level Jobs initiative, which prepares Hoosiers for positions in high-demand industry sectors. What’s different? As of May 1, the reimbursement amount per new employee jumped from $2,500 to $5,000. The cap [...]

2018-06-06T12:50:02+00:00 June 5th, 2018|

Achieve Your Degree (and Save Money) With Indiana Chamber Discount

Many of the adults in Indiana with some or no postsecondary education are already working at companies or organizations that are desperate for a pipeline of talent to grow their businesses. Those companies need to look no further than their own employee base with assistance from Ivy Tech Community College and its Achieve Your Degree program (plus a tuition [...]

2018-06-07T08:00:10+00:00 June 5th, 2018|

Boston Lifts Indiana INTERNnet to New Heights

As Janet Boston looks back on her seven-plus years as executive director of Indiana INTERNnet, there’s a recurring theme: opportunity. Boston and her team took advantage of those opportunities as work-and-learn experiences continued to become more highly regarded. Indiana INTERNnet is the statewide resource for internship opportunities managed by the Indiana Chamber. Boston will retire at the end of [...]

2018-05-24T10:05:40+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|

Social Media to Keep You In the Loop

Did you see our live-stream Facebook video during the recent Best Places to Work in Indiana celebration in early May? It was the first time we’ve broadcast live from that event – meaning you could be part of the action, even if you were watching from home! If you follow us on Twitter, you’re the first to see our [...]

2018-05-23T12:56:21+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|

2018 HR Professional of the Year is IU Health Physicians VP

Mandy Bates, VP of Human Resources for IU Health Physicians and interim VP of Human Resources for the adult academic health center. Amanda (Mandy) Bates is passionate about helping physicians and health care providers avoid burnout and have the efficient tools they need to provide the best patient care possible. In her role as vice president of [...]

2018-05-09T14:10:15+00:00 May 8th, 2018|