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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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THE 2020-21 ISSUE OF CAREER READY INDIANA IS HERE!

BE CAREER READY When it comes to careers, we’re all on our own path. Yet no matter how different our backgrounds and goals are, we’re all facing challenges. Education—at any age—can make all the difference. Now more than ever, education and training beyond high school is essential to securing and keeping a job that provides for you and your family. Whether you’re looking to start a new career path or advance in your current one, there are options for you. In Career Ready Indiana, you’ll find information on how to…

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Help Build An Even Better Indiana

By Bryana Schreiber Where do we start? Experts offer some ideas: JOIN—OR CREATE—AN ADVOCACY ORGANIZATION If you see a need, there’s likely an organization you can find that is already working in that space, but you can also start your own. While studying at Indiana University, Sneha Dave founded the Health Advocacy Summit (healthadvocacysummit.org), a nonprofit organization that facilitates advocacy events and yearlong programming for adolescents and young adults with chronic and rare illnesses across the U.S. and abroad. Dave lived with severe ulcerative colitis since the age of six…

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Eleven Fifty Academy

Could a tech bootcamp help turn a career around? The founder of Eleven Fifty Academy thinks so. Why did you start Eleven Fifty Academy? A: It was evident that the Midwest was well behind in tech-trained talent. With my previous post for many years as the Chairman of the prodigious statewide Indiana Technology Partnership (predecessor to Techpoint), I realized that growing talent was one of Indiana’s most important and biggest challenges. I had spent years on both coasts hiring and helping create top tech talent in the world. Eleven Fifty…

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7 SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADULT LEARNERS

Indiana has more than 100 choices of colleges and universities to choose from, and even before the worldwide pandemic forced classrooms to close in 2020, most offered online education options, part- time programs and special options for working adults. In addition, the State of Indiana has several initiatives aimed at adult learners and career changers. There are so many, we only listed seven—if you don’t see what you’re looking for, check with your local community college or any university in your area. Indiana’s Adult Programs: Indiana wants to help you…

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