Bridging the Indy-area workforce gap

Divison, Scott
January 2017
Indianapolis Business Journal;1/16/2017, Vol. 37 Issue 48, p8A
The author reflects on considerations for bridging workforce gap in Indiana, relative to the need of the state for highly skilled workers to fill jobs by 2020. He mentions misaligned supply and demand as one of the factors behind the gap in qualified applicants, which threatens a national insurance company and other employers headquartered in Indiana to grow their business in the state. He discusses the business model and efforts of employment agency Ascend Indiana to address the workforce gap.


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