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The U.S. Department of Labor announced Tuesday it’s granting Indiana between $1.5 million and $4.7 million to combat the ongoing effects of the opioid crisis. It will create disaster-relief jobs to treat drug use and addiction. 

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  Duke Energy announced workforce development grants for six Indiana organizations Thursday afternoon. It’s aimed at providing new talent to the industry’s aging workforce. 

 

The company granted more than $100,000 to Indiana organizations that promote science and technology education. Many will provide learning opportunities to high school students and undergraduates, and one will train people with disabilities for jobs in the utility sector.  

 

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There’s been a lot of attention given to how your online browsing habits can be used by companies like Amazon and Google to target you with ads. But one Indiana startup is now using the same techniques to help solve the state’s “brain drain” problem.

 

On Purdue University’s campus, graduates in caps and gowns are lined up, waiting to take a picture under the school’s iconic arch. Alle Musser is there with her parents a day before graduating.

 

Two Indianapolis Organizations Team Up for Tech Jobs

Jun 24, 2019
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  Two Indianapolis-based organizations are teaming up to lure former Hoosiers back home with high-paying jobs. T-Map and Tech Point hope their efforts will stop the tide of qualified tech workers leaving the state.

 

The two companies say they’ll offer a fast track to employment for high-paying jobs in Indiana startups that have been hard to fill.

 

Workforce Cabinet Announces New Grant

Jun 14, 2019
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The Indiana Governor’s Workforce Cabinet announced a new workforce grant Wednesday afternoon intended to help local workforce development efforts.