A surge of people retiring from the fields has created a talent shortage, and recruiting and training enough workers remain vexing challenges for companies, according to executives at an IBJ event Thursday.
Dozens of companies across central Indiana are using programs aimed at middle- and high-school students to develop a pool of talented kids who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math to fill the growing number of jobs for which such skills are necessary.
Indiana’s largest military contractors are questioning their future operations as they await word on whether the U.S. Department of Defense will lose up to $1 trillion in funding in the next decade.
A pair of Indianapolis military contractors scored new government deals worth a combined $154.4 million, the Department of Defense announced late Wednesday.
Workers at Raytheon Technical Services’ Indianapolis facility will spend four more years working on software to control electronics
on the Navy’s V-22 Osprey aircraft.