tech talent

2024 Mission 41K Impact Network Summit Outlines New Strategies for Statewide Education and Workforce Improvements 

About 200 representatives from Indiana tech employers, community organizations, educational institutions, and the public sector met last week for the 2024 Mission41K Impact Network Summit to continue refining the collaborative effort to grow the state tech workforce.    To reach M41K goals, the state must add 41,000 net new tech workers (plus 14,000 to replace […]

You Can Help Indiana Kids go from Coding Robots to an Indiana Tech Career

For Hoosiers, March is an important month. You’re probably thinking about basketball, but I’m referring to the VEX State Robotics Championship, sponsored by Group 1001 and powered by TechPoint Foundation for Youth. It’s an event that brings together thousands of students from across Indiana for a highly competitive robotics competition.   I look forward to this […]

The Heritage Group: Sally Reasoner – X Years of Talent

In this episode, we sit down with Sally Reasoner, People + Culture Strategic Projects Lead with The Heritage Group. The Heritage Group is family-owned business based in Indianapolis managing a portfolio of more than 30 companies specializing in heavy construction and materials, environmental services and specialty chemicals. Sally talks about her time with TechPoint and […]

New Apprenticeship: Brad Voeller – X Years of Talent

In this episode, we sit down with Brad Voeller, founder and CEO of New Apprenticeship. New Apprenticeship is a Department of Labor registered apprenticeship for tech-skilled positions. He talks about the story behind founding New Apprenticeship, why apprenticeships are key in building an inclusive workforce, and their partnership with TechPoint with Mission41K. 10 years ago, […]

Orr Fellowship: Steven Emch – X Years of Talent

In this episode, we sit down with Steven Emch, President of the Orr Fellowship. Orr Fellowship is a nonprofit organization that matches exceptional graduating college seniors with full­-time employment at  Indianapolis area companies. He talks about Orr’s rich history in Indiana’s tech sector, his vision as the organization’s new president, and TechPoint and Orr’s future […]

IndyHub: Al Carroll — X Years of Talent

In this episode, we sit down with Al Carroll, CEO of IndyHub. IndyHub is on a mission to grow and engage a community of young adults in Indianapolis. He talks about the mission alignment between IndyHub and TechPoint, how Indiana can be a destination for talent, and reflects back on the early days of Xtern. […]

Megan Nail | NFP: Total Rewards and the Tech Workforce

Our free, 70-page Total Rewards: Indiana Tech Trends Report is brought to you through a unique partnership between TechPoint and NFP. We talk to Megan Nail, Vice President of the Total Rewards Practice at NFP. NFP is a leading benefits consultant, wealth manager, and retirement plan advisor. In this episode, we talk about how tech-driven employers can […]
Paid Parental Leave in Tech

Paid Family Leave: Maternity, Paternity, and Other Parental Benefits in Tech

With open enrollment season upon us, companies are reviewing their total rewards packages and possibly reevaluating what benefits they offer. One employee benefit that has been making recent headlines for its uncertain future is paid parental leave.  Championed by the tech sector as a key employee benefit, 2022 has seen many companies significantly reduce the duration […]