year : 2017 91 results

#GrowWithGoogle starting in Indy

News Release  EmployIndy has been active in helping to coordinate the first stop in a major initiative called Grow with Google, bringing digital literacy and workforce skills to job-seekers, entrepreneurs, students... basically anyone and everyone. The local event will take place over the course of two days, November 10-11, at the Indiana ...

Indiana Minority Business Magazine honors minority tech professionals

The Indiana Minority Business Magazine will honor 11 individuals and entities that have shown excellence in technology and development during the 2017 Fall Golden Laurel Professional Reception: Excellence in Technology. The recipients of this Golden Laurel distinction will be awarded on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the Mid-States Minority ...

Can the internet save us? A brief history of innovative communications

By Amy Stark What type of life do you think physicist Stephen W. Hawking would have experienced if he had lived in the 15th century? Do you think he would have been able to share his genius with the world in the 1600s? Imagine for a moment what Hawking’s life would have been like if he had lived in the early 1800s rather than now. It’s ...

The bottom line: How deep is your brand?

By Iris Cooper The red polo with your company logo looks great, and so do the business cards, but your sales manager (with the polo on) was drunk at the ballgame. The address on the building is missing a number, and the front door creaks. The receptionist in the foyer has a frown on her face most days and keeps customers on hold forever.  ...

Automation can help your business

By Leland Baptist  When is the last time that you had your business run on autopilot? For most local entrepreneurs, they’re the lifeline of their business. If you were to wake up and have a piercing head cold. Who would run the business? Do your customers or clients solely depend on you?  As a business owner, you probably are a little ...

Nominations open for 2018 Champions of Diversity Awards Dinner

Each year, the Indiana Minority Business Magazine recognizes Champions of Diversity award recipients from around the state. This annual awards dinner has become a “must attend” event for hundreds of people across Indiana. Nominations for 2018 Champion of Diversity award recipients are being accepted now through Friday September 29, ...

Substance and Style

Deb Hearn Smith (left), CEO of Girl Scouts of Central Indiana and Deb Hallberg, business development manager for Barnes & Thornburg LLC, are forces to be reckoned with in their respective fields. In addition to being inspirational women of substance, they showcase here that style is a part of their repertoires.   Cranberry is a ...

Blind recruitment

Interviewers open their eyes to blind recruitment By Terri Horvath   A job applicant with the first name James is more likely to be hired than one named Jamal. A 32-year-old has a better chance at employment than a 52-year-old. One living in a tonier neighborhood than another also has higher odds. Gender, race, place of education … ...

Hoosier made

Five products to make you proud to be a Hoosier   Endangered Species Chocolate, headquartered in Indianapolis, offers the first American-made chocolate using fully traceable cocoa from West Africa. In addition to using ethically sourced ingredients to support farmers and protect species, the company donates 10 percent of its proceeds ...