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Kroger Family of Companies: Provides New Career Opportunities to 23,500 Workers (Indianapolis)

Expedited hiring process and new collaborative partnerships help fill America’s growing employment needs The Kroger Family of Companies (NYSE: KR) announced on March 27 that it has recently provided new career opportunities to more than 23,500 workers nationwide, including those from the hardest-hit sectors such as restaurants, hotels and food service distributors. Kroger plans to hire an additional 20,000 [...]

2020-03-30T21:00:11-04:00March 30th, 2020|

Heritage Environmental Services: Disinfection of Virus Contaminated Sites (Indianapolis)

Disinfection and Decontamination of Coronavirus Contaminated Sites The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created the need for many organizations to address business and operational continuity concerns associated with suspected or confirmed infection of an employee, supplier or visitor and the potential contamination of equipment or locations. Heritage is able to partner in preplanning a response or dealing with an existing [...]

2020-03-30T20:32:25-04:00March 30th, 2020|

Mental Health: Coping With the Coronavirus

I’ve always been a “worrier.” I’m not a pessimist, but when I’m worried about something, I lean toward catastrophic thinking. As the coronavirus crisis spirals out of control, it’s easy to imagine the worst is happening – or yet to come. But there are healthy ways to deal with anxiety in these unprecedented times. An article from The Guardian [...]

2020-03-30T09:45:59-04:00March 30th, 2020|

Tech Talk: Building Some Really Long STEM ‘Branches’

There has been no shortage of efforts to define exactly what is a technology or STEM job. We can add another entry to the mix with STEM and the American Workforce, a new report from a coalition of primarily science associations. Its key findings: STEM jobs are one-third of direct employment, two-thirds of total employment, 69% of the country’s [...]

2020-03-26T12:33:43-04:00March 26th, 2020|

In Your ‘Corner’

Two words: Thank you. The Indiana Chamber deeply appreciates the support of all members. As just one part of our thanks, we offer free statewide visibility opportunities. They range from Member Press Releases and Spotlights posted on the Indiana Chamber web site to discounts on special events and educational training, and confidential access to helplines (HR, tax issues and [...]

2020-03-26T11:44:28-04:00March 26th, 2020|

Working From Home? Show Your Face and Over-Communicate

There’s no question that the workforce setting is changing, with a growing number of employees working at home (especially amid the coronavirus). What is up for debate? How to maximize communication when your colleague is miles – versus steps – away. A Forbes story – How You Can Still Communicate Effectively With Staff And Coworkers While Working From Home [...]

2020-03-24T09:44:29-04:00March 24th, 2020|

Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL): Be Aware of Scam Activity Targeting Utility Customers (Indianapolis)

IPL suspends disconnection through April 15 Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL), a subsidiary of The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), has received an increase in reports about payment scams. Customers reported they’ve been contacted by someone claiming to represent IPL and indicating that electric service would be disconnected. One of the most common types of utility scams involves customers [...]

2020-03-22T19:38:20-04:00March 22nd, 2020|

Network Solutions, Inc.: Free Online Meetings Solutions for Organizations During COVID-19 Crisis (Granger)

WHAT: Network Solutions, Inc. is offering FREE basic installation and licensing of Meeting Solutions and Security Tools necessary to work from home securely until July 1st, 2020 (at minimum). COVID-19 is forcing many people around the world to work remotely. This is putting a sudden strain on both IT and security teams who are being tasked with providing support [...]

2020-03-22T19:26:47-04:00March 22nd, 2020|

OneAmerica: Partnership to Expand Meal Service During Increased Time of Need (Indianapolis)

OneAmerica Tower to serve as hub for Sahm’s, Second Helpings collaboration Hunger relief agency Second Helpings and central Indiana restauranteur Sahm’s will convert a large kitchen area and cafeteria inside OneAmerica Tower into a meal-preparation service beginning March 20, providing 1,110 eat-at-home meals for low-income senior citizens and families as a new community response to COVID-19. The collaboration provides [...]

2020-03-22T16:38:52-04:00March 22nd, 2020|

Distance Learning Amid COVID-19: Google Helping to ‘Navigate the Transition’

With many school buildings likely to remain closed throughout the rest of the academic year in the wake of the coronavirus, educators are turning to distance learning. Google has unveiled a variety of resources to assist in this effort. Google CEO Sundar Pichai says: “For educators around the globe, we’ve created new distance learning resources, including a collection of [...]

2020-03-30T09:41:19-04:00March 19th, 2020|