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Report: Women making inroads in trades

You might find more northeast Indiana women wearing safety goggles and hard hats on the job with increasing gender diversity in the traditionally male-dominated fields of manufacturing and construction. Northeast Indiana Works released figures Wednesday showing the number of women in manufacturing in northeast Indiana rose from 20,690 in 2011 to 25,055 in 2018 –…
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Construction jobs continue to grow in Indiana

The construction industry in Indiana added nearly 10,000 jobs in the past year, making it one of the strongest performing employment sectors in the state during that period. Hoosier construction companies combined to add 9,800 jobs from September 2018 to September 2019, according to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development’s (DWD) October employment report. That…
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Career exploration fair set for Oct. 4

Find the opportunity that's right for you. Join us for a career exploration fair at Ivy Tech Fort Wayne! Date: Friday, Oct. 4 Time: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Location: Ivy Tech Fort Wayne - North CampusSteel Dynamics, Inc. Keith Busse Technology Center3701 Dean Dr., Fort Wayne, IN 46835   Students: click here to RSVP Employers: click…
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High-Skill, High-Wage Manufacturing Jobs in Demand

After decades of job loss and a struggling reputation, manufacturing has made a comeback in the United States. Since the recession, production jobs have increased—and so have the knowledge and skill requirements. After analyzing hundreds of thousands of job postings, Emsi, a labor market data supplier, observed that manufacturers need multi-functional engineering technicians possessing both…
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