Hiring neurodiverse individuals is key to strengthening Indiana's tech talent pipelines

Hiring neurodiverse professionals is key to helping Indiana’s tech talent concerns

There’s a lot of talk about hiring neurodiverse individuals in the tech industry, but we often fall short when it comes to putting those words into action. The truth is, we need more neurodiverse employees and we need them now.  What Does Neurodiverse Mean?  Neurodiverse means people with different ways of thinking and different ways […]
TechPoint partners with InnoPower to help Black Hoosiers in Indianapolis, Fort Wayne and Gary launch tech careers

TechPoint partners with InnoPower to help Black Hoosiers in Indianapolis, Fort Wayne and Gary launch tech careers

Too few Black Hoosiers are working in or working toward a career in the Indiana tech sector. TechPoint and InnoPower, a community development organization that works to increase opportunities for Black Hoosiers, are working to change that.   Through a series of grassroots-based gatherings, the two organizations will facilitate “Design Thinking” sessions focused on developing Black […]

Adult Apprenticeships: The Skills-Based Channel Driving the Future of Tech Talent

With a high demand for skilled workers in tech, professional development is essential for companies and job seekers alike. However, as technology continues to reshape our society as a whole, it changes job requirements. Apprenticeships are growing to be the desired pathway to a career in tech while attending to the recent shortage of tech […]
Xtern Finalist Day

Startups tap unique tech internship program to speed, advance growth 

Being proactive and thinking long term for talent needs is a crucial strategy for today’s tech leaders, and programs like TechPoint’s Xtern program are proving value by addressing talent needs for companies large and small. Recruitment is already underway for the internship program’s 10th summer. We spoke with three first-time employers from the Xtern class of […]

Looking For An Entry Level Job in Tech? Here’s Some Advice.

Everyone has to start somewhere in the professional world. Entry level jobs are crucial positions to help workers learn and grow as professionals and as members of a team. But how do you go about finding the right entry level position and landing a job offer? What are employers looking for in candidates? What should […]
Sales Bootcamp

Sales Bootcamp returns to fill high demand in tech sales

Indiana’s booming tech ecosystem has adapted and innovated through the challenges of the pandemic, and its continued growth calls for even more talented professionals to join its ranks. To help answer this call we are excited to bring back the heralded Sales Bootcamp program for the first time in two years. “Tech companies are back […]
Xtern Fall Finalist Day

Xtern Finalist Day 2021 Sets Up Largest Class Yet

TechPoint recruits hundreds of the best and brightest young people from colleges and universities around the country every year for a chance to interview with fast-growing and influential Indiana tech companies. At stake for these students are full-time internships for summer 2022, free housing and a place in the elite and lauded Xtern program.  This […]

Broadening real-world internship experience

The pandemic changed a lot in 2020 and as companies recalibrate their operations, that includes re-thinking their internship program. After a lost year of opportunities, students will be seeking impactful, real-world work experiences and companies will be anxious to rebuild this invaluable talent pipeline. As your organization reassesses its intern development program, here are a […]