Gov. Eric Holcomb called workforce development Indiana’s Achilles heel Tuesday at a luncheon with the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce.
Speaker of the House Brian Bosma addressed the chamber to suggest the course he wants the General Assembly to chart in the upcoming year.
Computer science becoming a graduation requirement for Hoosier schools is one of the top priorities on the Indiana Chamber of Commerce's 2018 agenda.
Chamber Vice President Caryl Auslander says the education sector and the business community must work closer together.
Gov. Eric Holcomb wants to create new levels of bureaucracy to better align workforce needs with education and training.
A long-time executive with Honda's southeastern Indiana auto assembly plant has been tapped to lead the state's Department of Workforce Development.
Hoosier factories are hosting groups of high school students this week as part of an industry push to connect young people with manufacturing careers.
The state's top business sector says 2017 reforms didn't go far enough to realign existing workforce spending and create incentives to attract new workers.
Indianapolis could meet Amazon's real estate, infrastructure and demographic criteria, analysts say, but will have trouble with the workforce requirements.
Seventy percent of the past year's job growth was concentrated around cities, while rural places struggled to create new jobs and maintain their workforces.