Indiana's unemployment rate stands at 3.3 percent for the month of June
Indiana’s unemployment rate stands at 3.3 percent for June and remains lower than the national rate of 4.0 percent. With the exception of one month when it was equal (October 2014), Indiana's unemployment rate now has been below the U.S. rate for more than four more

The Indiana Career Explorer Pilot Program expands by 20 middle schools for 2018-19
The Indiana Career Explorer Pilot Program has expanded by 20 middle schools across the state of Indiana for the upcoming 2018-19 school year. The Indiana Career Explorer Pilot Program is designed for eighth-graders to utilize all components of the Indiana Career Explorer tool, including career exploration, career plan development and skills and work values more

Mobile App Enhances Indiana Career Connect
Looking for a job just got a whole lot easier, thanks to the mobile app called ICC Jobs available from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development. Job seekers in Indiana have the option to use the app created for the state's job board, Indiana Career Connect (ICC) more

Stewart's Healthcare Consultants Starts First Certified Earn & Learn Program
Indiana's Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship certifies its first Earn & Learn program with Stewart's Healthcare Consultants. Work-based learning is a priority for Indiana, as it provides: 1) individuals with the training and development path to meaningful careers, and 2) employers with an educated and skilled more

Darrel Zeck Selected as First Executive Director of the Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship
The Indiana Department of Workforce Development recently established the Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship, created earlier this year by Executive Order from Gov. Eric Holcomb. DWD Commissioner Fred Payne announced Darrel Zeck as the first Executive Director of the Office. Zeck began on June 11, and will lead Indiana's apprenticeship and work-based learning more

DWD Honored for Use of Convenient High-Tech Web Service for Employers
The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) received national recognition for its state-of-the-art Unemployment Insurance (UI) program. Awards were presented at the National Association of State Workforce Agencies' (NASWA) 2018 Unemployment Insurance Integrity and UI State Information Data Exchange System (SIDES) symposium in Houston... read more