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[DWD] September 1-7 Proclaimed Workforce Development Week

NDIANAPOLIS (September 2, 2016) – Governor Pence officially proclaimed September 1-7, 2016 as Workforce Development Week (view the proclamation), which recognizes and raises awareness for the many organizations, training professionals and public programs that are preparing the Hoosier workforce to fill the one-million-plus jobs projected to become available over the next decade. This is also an opportunity for Hoosiers to discover the many training programs and career-development opportunities available right in their local community. “I extend my gratitude to the thousands of educators and workforce professionals who strengthen Indiana’s workforce through helping Hoosiers learn new skills,…

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Check out the Department of Workforce Development

Meet the Commissioner. CommissionerCommissioner Braun was appointed in 2014 to serve as Indiana’s Commissioner of the Department of Workforce Development, which is tasked with building a highly skilled and educated Hoosier workforce that can compete in the global economy. Prior to graduating from Harvard University, Commissioner Braun was born and raised in Southern Indiana. After receiving a business degree, he immediately went to work for Price Waterhouse. Shortly after, he started his own technology consulting business that grew to over 750 employees across 13 offices nationwide. Both experiences have given…

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