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If you have a job that doesn’t allow you to use your skills, education and experience, or you have been out of work for 27 weeks or longer, Employ Up is for you.
Employ Up is Central Indiana’s resource for helping you get back into the workforce and into a career you want. Services are free to residents of Indianapolis and the surrounding communities, and your personal career coach can link you with precisely the help you need – from skills training to personal brand development, resume design, job placement assistance and more. Better yet, we work closely with trusted educational and training partners to ensure you have the right skills to succeed in an exciting career right here in Central Indiana.
Employ Up was the answer for Indianapolis-area residents Tammy Jones, Lesly Duncan and Carl Gibbs who each experienced a different journey from unemployment to a new career opportunity.
“This program has exceeded my expectations. I feel that I will have a job in my field at the end of the summer. I will get what I deserve.”Shirley Grisby
“I worked in a job I had no passion for. I want to get into an IT field and this is a springboard into what I really want to do. I needed everything I gained during these five weeks of Career Prep.”Andre Taylor
“I want to transition from pharmacy to nursing and there are some barriers to reaching that goal. I got stuck in a rut but I am now motivated to keep my eye on my goal.”Christian Coleman
Employ Up Blog
Pay It Forward Day – yes, there is such a day with more than 80 countries participating in the celebration of random acts of kindness – was April 28. Dorenda Person can tell you exactly how paying it forward can change someone’s life and why such acts of kindness...read more
When you are looking for a new career, try thinking of yourself as a human resources manager. What skill level is the company looking for? Do I need an industry-recognized certification or credential? Is a 4-year college degree required or perhaps an associate degree?...read more
One of Don Kent’s clients surprised him at his WorkOne Central Indiana office in Plainfield to share the good news that she found a job – paying more than $80,000 – thanks to Employ Up. She began work as a business analyst on January 30, her first job since she left...read more
January is coming to an end and Employ Up challenged you to use this month to look to the future and outline your steps to a new career. But there is still room to reflect on the past and learn from those who let Employ Up work for them in 2016. We asked our dedicated...read more
Christian Coleman had a career plan: “I want(ed) to transition from pharmacy to nursing,” she said. She had been working below her education level for years as a pharmacy technician and was long overdue for a career change. But she had identified some seemingly...read more
A New Year inevitably means new challenges – but also new opportunities for growth and development both personally and professionally. The most common resolution for the New Year: weight-loss. Why? Because weight loss can be attributed to cause and effect: I worked...read more
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