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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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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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Hoosier Manufacturing Outlook Strong, But Skills Shortage Grows

A University of Indianapolis associate professor of finance says while the outlook for Indiana's manufacturing sector is bright, there is a dark cloud that threatens the industry. In an interview on Inside INdiana Business Television, Matt Will said Hoosier manufacturers all say the same thing: "I need STEM workers, people with math skills and technology…
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