Kaylene Smith of Ivy Tech Fort Wayne appears on Opportunity Knocks and talks about the value of participating in an apprenticeship while going to school. Watch the segment here.
Developing tomorrow's talent today
The region's growing economy demands a workforce with a wide range of skills. Northeast Indiana Works strives to meet that need with innovative programs and customized services designed to align workforce skills with employer demands across 11 counties. Working with employers, other community partners and job-seekers, we are committed to the development and expansion of talent pipelines that will keep northeast Indiana companies and workers competitive in the 21st century marketplace.

Identifying Your Skills
Wednesday, February 20
1:00-2:30 PM
Resume Development
Wednesday, February 20
8:30-10:00 AM
Computer Basics
Friday, February 22
8:30-11:30 AM
Common Cents
Monday, February 25
1:30-3:00 PM
Career Exploration
Thursday, February 28
10:30 AM-Noon

Hiring Events
Multiple Positions - Sure-Trac by Novae
Seeking candidates for these positions: assembly, welder, painter, blaster, saw shop and shipping. Hiring for locations in Columbia City, Markle and North Manchester.
Friday, February 22
1:00-4:00 PM
Multiple Positions - Hiring Event & Career Fair
The Allen County WorkOne career center will host its second-in-a-series hiring event and career fair Feb. 28. Twelve companies with a total of more than 900 open positions plan to attend.
Thursday, February 28
1:00-3:00 PM
Production Operators - BFGoodrich
Must be at least 18 years old, willing to work full-time on a 12-hour rotating shift schedule and be able to operate semi-skilled machinery. New hire pay: $16.61 an hour. Apply at WorkOne Northeast in Allen County.

Workone Northeast
WorkOne Northeast’s 11 career centers are at the heart of many of Northeast Indiana Works’ services. You can learn more about WorkOne Northeast here.
Returning to college at 38 years old for career advancement was a great challenge, but WorkOne Northeast not only helped with grants for tuition and books, they also helped me hone my interview skills and aided in developing an effective resume. Today, thanks to WorkOne, I am a Registered Nurse and clinical specialist for Parkview Physicians Group.
Tina Hamrick