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The many faces of human resources

By Kelly Patrick Slone   Human resources. The very mention of this department could cause even the most confident employees to break a sweat. Am I in trouble? Is there an issue with our benefits? How much paperwork will I have to fill out this time? In this issue’s cover story, three Indiana human resources professionals share ...

HR confidential: A glimpse inside the ubiquitous profession

By Kelly Patrick Slone   If you’ve been interviewed for a job, gotten paid for your work or attended a meeting about company health benefits, you’ve worked with someone performing human resources functions. HR functions are associated with many different job titles — payroll manager, recruiting manager, employee relations ...

Indiana joins national trend in establishing commercial courts

By Edward Thomas   The civil justice system is a cornerstone of our modern society. It helps citizens identify and resolve legal disputes, most often with the help of a jury of their peers. As an experienced commercial litigator, I understand and appreciate that business owners want to retain lawyers with specialized experience in ...

Doing good for the neighborhood: Investing in socially conscious businesses

By Sharon Mallory   Many people think the stock market is a place where you invest in large businesses or risky tech stocks. These companies are usually located in states or countries far from your community, and rarely do you feel connected with them in a personal way. However, because of the return they may provide, you may feel this ...

A diverse HR department is as important as a diverse workforce

By Thresette Briggs   Today’s human resource department is much different than the personnel department of long ago, when it was once relegated to more administrative work in addition to hiring and firing employees. Now, more than ever, businesses are seeing the value human resource leaders can bring to the table. Today’s human ...

Culver celebrates the season outdoors

Residents of Culver, Indiana, celebrate the season at Culver Winterfest 2016, a three-day event with a variety of outdoor activities such as sledding, ice skating and ice sculpting.  

United Capital, Wheeler Mission Ministries team up for “Help4Hearts” campaign

United Capital of Indianapolis, a financial life management firm, gifts $10,000 to Wheeler Mission Ministries, a nonprofit organization that provides critically needed goods and services to the homeless and underprivileged.

Teens take over the Statehouse

Alexis Taylor, a junior at Avon High School in Avon, Indiana; Alfred Moore, eighth-grader at Lynhurst 7th & 8th Grade Center in Indianapolis; and Connor Grant, eighth-grader at Franklin Township Middle School East in Indianapolis, sit in the chamber of the Indiana House of Representatives as they await the State of the State address at the ...

Carson celebrates 45th anniversary of Meals on Wheels

To help celebrate the 45th anniversary of Meals on Wheels, U.S. Rep. Andre Carson, D-Ind., picks up meals from Eskenazi Health to deliver to central Indiana residents. Each meal is prescribed by a physician in accordance with the client’s medical history. In 2015, the organization served 3,200 individual clients.

Letting LinkedIn work for you

By Ann Carmichael   Today, everything is online. Whether you are looking for a job or you are a searching for qualified job seekers, using the Internet is a viable tool. One of the most important networking tools for employers and employees is LinkedIn. LinkedIn was created in 2002 and launched in 2003 and has grown rapidly. Currently, ...