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.
Economists have forecast that employers added a solid 185,000 jobs in March and that the unemployment rate dipped from 4.1 percent to a fresh 17-year low of 4 percent. Was that enough to boost pay?
Private sector employment grew by 5,200 over the month and is up 28,200 over the past year, the state said.
The pay gains suggest that employers are increasingly competing for a limited pool of workers. Raises stemming from minimum wage increases in 18 states also likely boosted pay last month.
Thyssenkrupp Steering will create 64 new jobs and plans to move existing positions from its operations in Indianapolis to the new location at Exit Five Parkway.
Clinical Architecture is spending $4.2 million on its new headquarters space while seeking software developers, clinical experts, salespeople and product managers.
The number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level since Richard Nixon was president.
The U.S. shed 33,000 jobs in September because of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which closed thousands of businesses in Texas and Florida and forced widespread evacuations.
An Indianapolis-area police department's decision to hire the police chief's son has raised concerns about nepotism.
No particular industry sector appears safe from the impact, as the county’s unemployment rate falls below 3 percent. Companies in health care, information technology, advanced manufacturing and construction are all struggling to find workers.
Employers added 156,000 jobs in August, enough to suggest that most businesses remain confident in an economy now in its ninth year of recovery. Pay raises are still meager, however.