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Indiana's High School Equivalency Exam
The Indiana HSE is a new high school equivalency exam replacing the GED.  Click here for FAQs, testing locations and more information.

Indiana Surpasses Historic Peak Employment Level
Private sector employment grew by 4,800 in July 2015 and the state surpassed historical peak employment levels experienced in March 2000...read more

Skill UP Indiana!
With an estimated one million jobs to fill by 2025, the Hoosier workforce must continue to develop and enhance the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to excel in the jobs of the future. Skill UP Indiana is designed to leverage partnerships and encourage regional collaboration for implementation of initiatives leading to increased skill attainment and career exposure opportunities for Hoosiers.

Postsecondary Pathways in Indianapolis
Postsecondary Pathways is a regionally based discussion among K-12 educators, corporations, employers, youth-serving professionals, and state and regional government agencies about how best to connect Hoosier students with the education and careers that fit their skills and interests. The next event is Thursday, September 24, 2015 from 8:30 am-3:00 pm in Indianapolis. Register by September 18.

JAG Indiana Successes for At-Risk Youth Nationally Recognized
Indiana’s Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program was recognized among the most successful in the nation, achieving record graduation, placement and positive outcome rates for participating high school students and young adults...learn more

Hire Up Indy
Employ Indiana recently released a brief video highlighting the Central Indiana skills gap, and the message impacts Hoosier families, educators, businesses, and workforce development professionals. Please share the video link and encourage everyone to "Hire Up!

Hoosier Hot 50 Jobs
Hoosier Hot 50 Jobs is a listing of the 50 fastest growing, high-wage jobs of today and tomorrow. This listing shows what Hoosier jobs are hot now, and which jobs will be in demand by 2022. Whether you are just graduating from school, or in the market for a career change, Hoosier Hot 50 is a great place to start. Visit www.HoosierHot50.com for the list and more information.

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