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You Could Be Next!

2018 GRAD Scholarship winner Allison Crick double majored in accounting and marketing at ISU, where she was a President’s Scholar in the Networks Professional Development Program. While at ISU, she interned at The Cricket Box Furniture Store, LWH Accounting Firm, and Charles Schwab. As a research assistant, she had her first accepted publication with the Journal of Selling and empirical research in progress. In 2019, Allison will begin an internship at KAR Auction Services as part of the Xtern Program in Indianapolis and return to ISU in the fall for…

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Success is Different for Everyone

Are you letting others define what success should be for you? How can that be? If somebody tells you what success is and that you should strive to achieve it, is it really your success? Are you passionate about it? Do you want world-class success? Anthony Moore offers 7 World-Class Choices to consider if you want world-class success. “Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.” –Bruce Lee

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Goal Setting

Do you have vague or specific goals? Are you actually setting goals? Do you really need to set goals or do you somehow know that you will be doing what you want to be doing in 5 years, 10 years, with the rest of your life? How are you going to “just be doing” what you want? Elaine Houston says you are going to get there by setting goals. If you are not setting goals or do not believe in setting goals, maybe it’s because you don’t know how to…

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Career 

Jump Starting Your Career

So, you have just graduated from college and have or will be entering the workforce and you are already looking for ways you can advance. Vicki Brackett, author of The Leadership Toolbox: 14 Strategies that Build a Chain Reaction of Success, says, “Become a pseudo-leader without the title.” Fast Company shares 6 Easy Ways to Fast-track Your Career. The climb may not be as quick as you would like, but these 6 steps are a great place to start.

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Do you have to file tax returns for summer jobs?

In addition to being a great source of walking-around money or funds of college expenses, summer jobs can be great educational tools for teens and young adults. We’ll title one of these lessons “Welcome to the Tax System 101.” You need to report your income, kids, and the rules for you aren’t necessarily any simpler than those for your parents. Of course, you might be able to persuade them to do the dirty work and fill out the return, or even report your income on their own returns. Bill Bischoff of…

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Next Level Jobs Expanding in Carmel

Originally posted on www.iedc.in.gov, September 29, 2017 Governor Eric J. Holcomb and Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard joined executives from KAR Auction Services (NYSE: KAR), a global vehicle remarketing and technology solutions provider, today as the company announced plans to expand its operations in Hamilton County, developing a new, 13-acre corporate headquarters and campus that will provide space for an additional 400 jobs. “I’m excited to celebrate KAR Auction Services’ continued commitment to growing its global footprint in Indiana,” Governor Eric Holcomb said. “Businesses from across the world recognize our state’s…

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Fill Up Your Cup – Indy Chamber

Originally posted by Central ISBDC Indy Chamber Since April, entrepreneurs have gathered every Wednesday at the Speak Easy in Broad Ripple for One Million Cups- an event designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurial-minded people in the Indy Region. Hearing from a wide range of small business owners in various stages of business ownership, One Million Cups participants, many of which are CISBDC clients, are exposed to real-life entrepreneurial struggles and are able to translate the experiences of others to grow their own entrepreneurial dreams. On hand at each meeting…

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Resources at Your Fingertips – Indy Chamber

Originally posted by Central ISBDC Indy Chamber To continue expanding their reach of support to small businesses, the Indy Chamber, the CISBDC’s host, recently released the Indy Resource Navigator, an online directory that connects entrepreneurs and small business owners to free and low-cost resources. Check out this online listing of resource providers in the Indy Region!

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Kinney Group

Originally posted by IEDC on March 28, 2017 INDIANAPOLIS –  Kinney Group Inc., a cloud solutions integrator, has secured $6 million of investments through its latest funding round, which will support the company’s continued headquarters growth and job creation in Indianapolis. “Access to capital is crucial for growing Indiana companies like Kinney Group to meet market demands and hire more Hoosiers,” said Jim Schellinger, Indiana Secretary of Commerce. “Through these investments, Indiana is making strategic moves to position our state as a leader in high-growth, high-wage industries like technology. When…

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Greenlight.guru

Originally posted by IEDC on April 4, 2017 INDIANAPOLIS – Greenlight.guru, a modern quality management software company, will expand its operations in a new office for tech startups in downtown Indianapolis. As part of its growth, the company plans to create up to 120 new, high-wage jobs by 2020. Greenlight.guru is investing $651,022 to move into a 7,200-square-foot office at Union 525, a new 122,000-square-foot hub for tech businesses in Indianapolis. The new space is nearly 50 percent larger than its former office in the Stutz Business Center. The company,…

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ClearScholar

Originally posted by IEDC on March 29, 2017 INDIANAPOLIS – ClearScholar, a developer of a student engagement platform for colleges and universities, will expand its operations in downtown Indianapolis, creating up to 31 new high-wage jobs by 2019. “Whether it’s this month’s top-five ranking from Forbes or the continual stream of local tech industry news, Indiana’s status as the Silicon Valley of the Midwest is now clear,” said Elaine Bedel, president of the IEDC. “By building a climate with a low cost of doing business, a top-notch talent base and…

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Notre Dame Identifies New Target for Rare Disease Research

Originally posted on March 30, 2017 by Kylie Veleta, Special Projects Reporter on Inside Indiana Business Peter Reisenauer treats his rare disease with two doses of cornstarch each day. It’s a seemingly bizarre remedy, but is evidence of how little research has been devoted to finding therapies for glycogen storage disease type III (GSDIII). Boosted by a gift from the Reisenauer family, the University of Notre Dame is launching a research effort focused on GSDIII. While Peter feels he’s “pretty normal,” he’s hopeful his alma mater will be able to find…

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Bloomington Startup Swarms Beekeeping Industry

Originally posted on March 30, 2017 by Kylie Veleta, Special Projects Reporter on Inside Indiana Business Honey bees are somewhat mysterious creatures with profound capabilities that scientists can’t fully decode. However, Bloomington-based startup The Bee Corp—led by a group of recent Indiana University graduates—believes it can remove some of the mystery surrounding bees and help beekeepers have more productive hives. After years of development, the team is launching its technology this spring with beekeepers throughout Indiana to take the sting out of hive loss. The Bee Corp’s hive-monitoring technology helps…

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Faurecia

Originally posted by IEDC on March 9, 2017 “Just like Faurecia, Indiana is a global leader in automotive manufacturing,” said Jim Schellinger, Indiana Secretary of Commerce. “As Faurecia expands here in Indiana, they’re leveraging the competitive advantage gained when a business operates in the state with the nation’s highest concentration of manufacturing jobs. Hoosiers have a long legacy in all stages of the automotive industry, and as Indiana continues to advance innovation in manufacturing and build one of the nation’s top environments for doing business, that legacy will grow and…

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Inverse Square

Originally posted by IEDC on March 7, 2017 Inverse-Square, a custom software development company specializing in streamlining business processes, announced plans today to continue its employment growth in downtown Indianapolis, creating an additional 20 new, high-wage jobs by 2020. “Indiana’s small businesses are incredibly innovative, with companies like Inverse-Square leveraging technology and top talent to solve old problems in new ways,” said Jim Schellinger, Indiana Secretary of Commerce. “As home to one of the fastest-growing tech hubs in the nation, Indiana is attracting top tech talent because we offer an…

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ABC Takes Home the Gold at the National Craft Championships

Originally posted on abcindianakentucky.org by Admin_ABC on 3/9/2017 Fort Lauderdale, FL, 3/3/2016– Associated Builders and Contractors of Indiana/Kentucky (ABC) brought home the gold, along with other prestigious awards at the 30th Annual National Craft Championships. The apprentices from Indiana/Kentucky competed alongside 170 of the association’s top craftsmen from 28 states. Apprentices can win a Gold, Silver, Bronze, or Safety medal for their performance. “The National Craft Championships is a great opportunity to show off the exceptionally skilled and well-trained craftsmen and women that work on Associated Builders and Contractors member…

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Your Indianapolis Networking Checklist

by Sam Von Tobel Love it or hate it, networking is a crucial part of growing the big picture as a business and the smaller picture as a professional. Sure, it can be a bit of a hassle and (if you aren’t the biggest extrovert in the world like me) it can be downright painful. Here at Roundpeg we like to stay pretty active in the Indianapolis networking community. It gives us a chance to make business friends, find new clients and even mingle with the competition in some situations…

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Homegrown Manufacturer Expanding in Floyd County

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (Dec. 5, 2016) – W.M. Kelley Company, a manufacturer specializing in material handling equipment and conveyor systems, announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 13 new jobs by 2019. “The gears of Indiana’s manufacturing economy keep turning,” said Governor Mike Pence. “Indiana leads the nation with the strongest concentration of manufacturing jobs, and we’re proud of our low-regulation, low-tax business climates that helps companies grow and expand. And we’re proud of our Hoosier workforce, whose skills and work ethic are the catalysts behind…

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Technology Firm Adding High-Wage Jobs in Boone County

ZIONSVILLE, Ind. (Dec. 8, 2016) – Clear Software, the market leader and sole provider of simplified business software, announced plans today to expand its operations in Boone County, creating up to 190 new high-wage jobs. “Indiana’s tech sector is thriving, and today I am proud to celebrate another success story as Clear Software continues to grow its footprint,” said Governor Mike Pence. “Indiana ranks among the top five states for business and we offer companies low-taxes, fiscal predictability and a skilled Hoosier workforce so they can focus on what matters…

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