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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|

55th Annual Human Resources Conference & Expo

How can you recognize workplace violence and respond to an active shooter? How can employers address mental health? How can people recovering from substance misuse successfully re-enter the workforce? You can find out … at the 55th Annual Human Resources Conference & Expo on April 23-25 at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown. “These are some of the hot topics in [...]

2019-03-14T10:07:16-04:00March 12th, 2019|

Membership Team Ready to Assist

Billy Johnson and Jordan Isaacs have joined the Indiana Chamber membership team, working for you and bringing new organizations on board to realize the benefits of Chamber programs and services. Johnson and Isaacs serve as managers of member development. Johnson is working with companies along the Interstate 65 corridor from Indianapolis to northwest Indiana, while Isaacs is focused on [...]

2019-02-28T07:53:08-04:00February 26th, 2019|

Celebrate the ‘Best’ of Times

You spend most of your waking hours at work. Wouldn’t it be great to feel truly valued, take pride in everything you do and have fun? No doubt about it – it’s pretty cool! Just ask associates at the 125 companies that were recently named the 2019 Best Places to Work in Indiana. View the press release, which lists [...]

2019-02-26T15:14:57-04:00February 26th, 2019|

Foundation Seeks Team Players for Indiana Vision 2025

When the Indiana Vision 2025 economic development action plan was being formulated by a statewide task force in 2010-2011, the end point seemed in the distant horizon. The evolution of time has eliminated that concern. And while significant progress has been achieved in many areas, with only six years to go the mantra now is to “run faster and [...]

2019-02-14T09:10:31-04:00February 12th, 2019|

Indiana Workforce Recovery Employer Opioid Strategy Sessions

Sixty-two people die each day of overdoses related to prescription opioids. One in four teens has misused or abused prescription opioids, and 70% of those 12 and older who abused prescription medications say they obtained the drugs from relatives or friends. Those are just a few of the facts shared during the first two Employer Opioid Strategy sessions being [...]

2019-02-14T09:09:16-04:00February 12th, 2019|

Know an ‘HR Hero’? Award Nominations Close February 15

Dynamic human resources professionals are the backbone of thriving workplaces. Whether they’re behind the scenes or front and center, they strive to resolve challenges. They work to attract, develop and retain talent. They cultivate coveted company cultures. If that description fits a colleague – or yourself – what are you waiting for? Submit a nomination for the 2019 Ogletree [...]

2019-01-30T12:26:47-04:00January 29th, 2019|

Arthur C. Brooks Headlines Chamber Day Dinner

There are many opportunities to be familiar with the works of Arthur C. Brooks. At the top of the list: Leader of the American Enterprise Institute since 2009, author of 11 books and contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. But among the things you may not know about Brooks himself: He initially dropped out of college to [...]

2019-01-31T09:15:28-04:00January 29th, 2019|

Give Employees a Reason to Stay: How Human Resources Can Impact Employee Retention for Strategic Advantage

Amanda (Mandy) Bates was the 2018 winner of the Ogletree Deakins Human Resources Professional of the Year award. Nominations are open for the 2019 award with a February 15 deadline. Learn more at www.indianahrconf.com/award. By Amanda (Mandy) Bates Three years ago, a physician came to me and said his medical assistant was leaving our group to take a job [...]

2019-01-17T10:27:48-04:00January 15th, 2019|

Celebrate Internship Excellence at IMPACT Awards Luncheon

Indiana INTERNnet’s 13th Annual IMPACT Awards Luncheon is set to take place on February 26 at the Ritz Charles Ballrooms in Carmel. It will focus on celebrating internship excellence, featuring moderated discussions with interns, employers and career development professionals on their best practices. Indiana INTERNnet is managed by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, and the program serves as the [...]

2019-01-15T14:28:08-04:00January 15th, 2019|