Colleges & Schools 

What Are You Waiting For?

Challenges always exist, but a logistics executive advises against waiting for the perfect moment to start a degree program. “The right time doesn’t ever come.” As director of logistics operations, Thiago Scantamburlo manages 180 people in four main warehouses for international healthcare giant Roche Diagnosticsin Indianapolis. During the COVID-19 crisis, work in the warehouses became even more urgent, as Roche has shipped hundreds of thousands of SARS-CoV-2 tests per week throughout the U.S. since mid-March, all while developing and maintaining guidelines to keep employees safe. The work is sophisticated, highly…

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Striving for Balance

You know why you’re going to school—to advance your career, or set an example for your children, or to earn more money. But sometimes it is the how that is hard.  Finding the perfect balance between the demands of work, home and school may actually be impossible, so let go of perfection and say hello to some strategies that can keep you on the road to success. Your issue: You’re tired, distracted and have a to-do list a mile long. Strategy: Forget multitasking and try some new time-management tools. Some…

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Colleges & Schools 

From Lima, Peru to the Next Level

José Gómez Márquez knows a thing or two about taking risks and starting over. He was born in Peru (the country, not the Indiana town), but it lacked employment opportunities, so he moved from Lima to Miami, Florida, in 2003.  Things were better in Miami, but only marginally so. He could get by in Miami with only understanding a little English, but there still weren’t many opportunities for someone who wanted to work in manufacturing. Márquez worked hard on improving his English while researching small cities in the United States…

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Career Prep 

Count Us IN

Indiana has a lot going for it—here’s just a sample.  Hoosier Hospitality Is Midwestern friendliness real? Count Hoosiers among the believers.  “When I moved to the West Coast in 2012, I quickly learned that the ease of connecting with others that I’d come to expect in Indiana was difficult to find. After six years of unsuccessful attempts to really find ‘my community’ outside of work, I made the move back to Indianapolis and was welcomed with the open arms I had been missing. I now know how special the kindness…

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Career Prep 

Help Build a Better World

Why do people work? To earn a living, of course, but most of us are wired to want more. Indiana—and the world—need people who are in it for more than a paycheck. In fact, a 2016 survey* of adult employees found that 88 percent say their job is more fulfilling when they can make a positive impact on social and environmental issues. And a 2018 report revealed that “working with a purpose” is one of the main trends shaping today’s workforce.** Meet some Hoosiers who find meaning—not just a paycheck—in…

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