Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Over the past few years, workforce development has been a top priority for Indiana. Both the Senate and House of Representatives have authored workforce-related bills and included them on legislative agendas. Developing Indiana’s workforce was a focus of Gov. Eric Holcomb’s recent State of the State address, and he has made it a part of his five pillars in his Next Level Indiana agenda.
Developing a skilled, 21st century workforce is necessary to sustain Indiana’s competitive edge as the world’s economy continues to evolve. There will be more than one million jobs available in the our state over the next 10 years as the baby boomer generation retires and more companies choose to call Indiana home. With a diverse and growing job market, Indiana offers an abundance of opportunity, but Hoosiers need to be ready to fill these positions. Below are some of the broader goals Indiana’s leaders have identified in order to help Hoosiers be prepared for their future careers.
For a detailed look at the Indiana Department of Workforce Development’s website click here.