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Employ Up assists you on your path to a meaningful career with free skills training, job search support and access to the many high-tech companies that want talent like you.

If you are an underemployed Central Indiana resident in search of a new or better career, Employ Up is for you.

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

A Mother. A Daughter. A Team Approach.

Lauren Tolley and her mother, Darlene, have a common goal: to secure a career that matches their passion and skill level. They also have a common solution to finding their new careers: Employ Up. Lauren is a recent college graduate with a degree in political science....

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