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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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More Career Moves

Volunteer. Volunteering can boost your confidence and skills while you build professional connections and deepen your relationship with your community. Seek out groups and associations that relate to your career and ask to join a committee or dedicate your time and talent to a local civic cause. If you don’t know what to do with your life, just help someone—it benefits everyone. Grab a coffee (even virtually). If there’s someone you admire, consider reaching out about grabbing coffee in person (wear your mask!) or schedule a phone or video chat.…

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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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HOOSIERS, BUILD RESILIENCE

If COVID-19 threw your life a curve ball in 2020, you’re not alone. But even before the pandemic, most people had to face challenges. Changes in life conditions, such as marriage, children, relocation and exciting  career opportunities  can create a kind of happy havoc in our lives. Employment disruptions, divorce and chronic illnesses can present upheaval and stress. Building resilience in the face of life’s challenges and changes is key, according to Santiago Jaramillo, CEO of Emplify in Fishers, an Indiana-based software company and industry leader in data-driven employee analytics. From…

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“WE HAVE YOUR BACK SO YOU CAN MOVE FORWARD”

That’s the motto behind Indiana’s Rapid Recovery for a Better Future, a people- focused initiative to provide comprehensive resources and support for Hoosiers looking to start a new career, advance their education or skills, or seek basic financial help. The online hub YourNextStepIn.org is brought to you by the Governor’s Workforce Cabinet, employers, policymakers and other key state and local partners. Through this one-stop service you can: Explore new careers as the economy resets. Looking for a new job? Indiana Career Connect can help with a complete toolkit—a job search…

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