Companies banged up during the Great Recession a decade ago have been preparing for the next slowdown by keeping workforces lean, adding technology and avoiding excessive debt.
The site is the same one FedEx Corp. had designated for a $259 million distribution center that would have employed 450 workers, but those plans were called off in March 2018.
Skillful Indiana teaches skills-based hiring practices and trains career coaches so they can better connect job seekers with open positions.
U.S. employers slowed their hiring in July, but added a still-healthy number of jobs. Average hourly earnings increased 3.2% from a year ago, up from annual gains of 3% in June.
Indiana’s labor-force participation rate rose from 65.2% to 65.3% in March, remaining ahead of the national rate of 63.2%.
Small business owners, especially those who learned hard lessons from the Great Recession about overstaffing, are playing it safe.
Some immigration attorneys and those who hire specialized workers under the H-1B program say they’ve seen unprecedented disruptions in the approval process since President Donald Trump took office in 2017.
Gaylor Electric would spend $4.4 million to build a 49,000-square-foot prefabrication facility. It has requested tax incentives on the project that would save it more than $500,000.
After earning a master’s degree in philosophy, Jack Hope took the next obvious step: cementing his part-time gig as a plumber into a full-time business. Hope Plumbing now expects to $6 million in annual revenue.
Companies that brew tea drinks, pop-up campers and jewelry in central Indiana are among 22 manufactures that announced plans Friday to locate or expand their operations in the state.
The nation’s biggest private employer asked hourly workers to rate potential incentives, including a sign-on bonus, child-care services, tutoring, pet care and gym memberships.
The company could receive up to $1.025 million in state tax credits as part of its expansion plans, which include adding 2,000 square feet to its Fishers office.
Maria Bertram had a great career as an engineer for Eli Lilly and Co., so why did she chuck it to open a little cafe in a distressed neighborhood?
U.S. employers advertised 6.6 million open jobs in March, the most on records dating back to December 2000, suggesting businesses want to boost staffs to meet strong demand.