March / April 2019

Volume 22, Number 2


Tackling the Drug Challenge
An Indiana manufacturer acted five years ago when the problem became known. Leaders talk about the strategies, the successes – and an ongoing frustration. [Full story]

Constructing a Solution
The nature of the work in the construction industry leads to higher injury rates. But aggressive substance abuse testing efforts have benefited Indiana employers. [Full story]

Second of a yearlong series:  


Embracing the Build
The second installment of the Indiana Icons series tells the story of Jim Morris. He not only has been instrumental in crafting today’s Indianapolis, but his impact has been felt worldwide. [Full story]

Back on the Job
Various prisoner re-entry programs are helping formerly incarcerated individuals take advantage of a second chance. The stories of renewal are growing. [Full story]


Spreading the Message
Indiana Workforce Recovery is conducting employer opioid strategy sessions. The goal: to assist business leaders in being part of the solution in their workplace. [Full story]


People and Their Skills
The lead driver of the Indiana Chamber’s economic development action plan continues to be a primary topic of discussion. We look at some key education and workforce initiatives.

  • Roundtable Discussion: What does it take to keep and/or attract back talented Hoosiers?
  • New Approach: Health care provider makes major progress by embracing apprenticeship model
  • Achieve Your Degree: Companies and employees benefit from partnership with Ivy Tech Community College
  • More Than an Intern: Rushville student plays valuable role in mayor’s office, city duties
  • Making an IMPACT: Annual celebration honors interns and those who help them gain success
  • Quick Hits: Student tech team; diploma and degree combinations; special center of learning


Editor’s Message

Tweet Street

Chamber Report
Your advocacy team

Go To It

Business Resources

Guest Column
Skills-based approach

Guest Column
Talent strategy

Federal Focus
Congressional delegation

Found Elsewhere
Opioid by the numbers

Guest Column
Matching military skills

Featured Video

Editorial Calendar

November/December 2019

Annual Award Winners
Chamber Member Recognition
Indiana Workforce Recovery (Series: Battling the opioid epidemic in the workplace)
Indiana Icons (Series: Historical companies, business leaders)

January/February 2020

Decades of Success: Indiana’s Business History
Indiana Vision 2025: Five Years to Go
Yearlong series: Workplace Wellness

March/April 2020

Education/Workforce Development
Indiana Vision 2025: Outstanding Talent
Yearlong series: Workplace Wellness

Full Calendar

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