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Follow Along (and Win!)

Ready for some good news? The Indiana Chamber’s Twitter account recently hit a 2019 milestone with 19,000 followers (and counting)! But wait, there’s more! The Chamber just hosted the largest Best Places to Work program in the country, with 125 companies recognized and over 1,400 people in attendance at the event. Bonus: The event hashtag – #BPTWIN – was [...]

2019-05-09T07:56:29-04:00May 7th, 2019|

Celebrating the ‘Best’

Beaming faces. Cheers. High fives. Dancing. And even a few tears of joy. More than 1,400 people joined the festivities at the 14th Annual Best Places to Work (BPTW) in Indiana Awards Dinner last week. Some even enjoyed the “time of my life” – if you were there for the entire celebration, you understand the reference. What does it [...]

2019-05-09T07:54:50-04:00May 7th, 2019|

Award Winner Thrives With Career Switch

Kania D. Lottie’s foray into human resources happened by accident. She joined FHLBank in Indianapolis as a staff attorney in 2008. Over the next seven years, she worked closely with its human resources director while also serving as corporate secretary for the board of directors. Then a casual lunch conversation with management led to a new career opportunity for [...]

2019-04-25T15:58:00-04:00April 23rd, 2019|

Indiana INTERNnet: Three Things You Need to Know

What’s new in the world of internships at Indiana INTERNnet (the free internship matching service managed by the Indiana Chamber)? Concierge intern matching: One of the newest services available to employers is concierge internship matching. The Indiana INTERNnet staff is ready to assist interested employers by offering up to five potential candidates that match search parameters set by the [...]

2019-04-25T16:05:06-04:00April 23rd, 2019|

Career Pathway Summit Returns in June

Education Workforce Innovation Network (EWIN) will host its annual Career Pathway Summit Monday, June 24 for representatives of education, business, economic/workforce development and communities across the state. “Navigating the Career Pathway Landscape: Using Innovation, Data and Collaboration to Meet Local Education-Workforce Needs” is this year’s theme. The conference will showcase Indiana community partnerships that have built innovative career pathways [...]

2019-04-24T12:01:44-04:00April 23rd, 2019|

Print Maintains Its Place for Advertisers

In 2019, as in recent years, some ponder the effectiveness of print advertising. A few numbers from national reports and surveys: Seventy percent of American prefer to read on paper Sixty-seven percent prefer printed materials over digital Approximately 80% of traditional mail is opened while 80% of emails are disregarded A combination of advertising methods is often most effective. [...]

2019-04-11T09:44:21-04:00April 9th, 2019|

Hitting on All Six (Conference) Cylinders

What happens when you pack six of the Chamber’s traditional and popular educational/training opportunities into five weeks? That depends on you. Take a deep dive into a variety of programs to enhance your knowledge – and boost your on-the-job value. Highlights: 2019 Indiana Worker’s Compensation Conference May 16, JW Marriott Indianapolis Indiana employers pay among the lowest worker’s compensation [...]

2019-04-11T09:45:29-04:00April 9th, 2019|

Berry Working for You as Part of Advocacy Team

Adam H. Berry brings a policy background to his role at the Indiana Chamber. As a policy director and attorney for Gov. Mike Pence’s administration, he served as a liaison to the Indiana General Assembly on behalf of the governor’s office and state agencies. Berry, who recently joined the Chamber as vice president of economic development and technology, is [...]

2019-03-28T10:07:53-04:00March 27th, 2019|

ADVANCE Your Leadership, BOOST Your Skills

You talked, we listened! The Indiana Chamber is offering new employee training tracks on leadership and soft skills in 2019. The ADVANCE Leadership Series goes in-depth in areas such as emotional intelligence, productive conflict, supervising and managing and more. The BOOST series, which is still under development, will focus on workplace soft skills, created specifically to meet the feedback [...]

2019-03-28T07:50:15-04:00March 27th, 2019|

Brooks: We Hold the Power to Change Our Country

Arthur Brooks told a crowd of nearly 800 legislative, business and community leaders Tuesday at the Chamber Day Dinner that each and every one of them has the power to help solve the problem of division within our country. He gave out three assignments: Refuse to be used (by the 7% who are becoming rich and powerful because of [...]

2019-03-14T10:06:03-04:00March 13th, 2019|