INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (February 21, 2019) - - College students are routinely advised to “get an internship” to gain valuable on-the-job experience in their field of study. For many young people who don’t have professional networks, have little work experience or have limited transportation options, that’s easier said than done. Finding the right opportunity in a location that’s convenient to home or campus can be hugely challenging.
Press Release: Workforce-Focused Tech Startup Plans Job Growth in Indiana, App Expansion to New Markets
WorkHere, which allows job seekers to find and apply for nearby positions through its mobile app, announced plans today to expand its operations in central Indiana, creating up to 161 new, high-wage jobs over the next five years. WorkHere, which launched in early 2016, is a work-life social network that utilizes GPS to connect workers and employers, allowing job seekers to view nearby companies and positions while helping employers build and market to a talent pipeline.
This morning Mayor Joe Hogsett announced Project Indy – his summer youth jobs program. The launch event was at FedEx Express at Indianapolis International Airport. The goal is to get 2000 youth jobs with area businesses and organizations. If your company isn’t participating in Project…