Talent News

WGU Indiana announces scholarships for women in tech

Talent is one of the most important ingredients of our tech ecosystem. Filling that talent pipeline requires multiple approaches, such as skilling up new grads and career changes or helping professionals level up to leadership and management roles. The opportunities to make those career jumps, however, is often limited by one’s educational background. WGU Indiana takes

Sales Strategy: Handling strong objections with grace

Editor’s Note: As executive vice president of sales at PERQ, Jenny Vance has helped to guide three different cohorts of TechPoint Sales Bootcampers through rigorous hands-on, real-world sales training experiences. In an effort to further amplify her insights into effective sales strategies and approaches, we’re happy to present this thought leadership piece authored by Jenny

$5.7 Million Lilly Endowment Grant to Support TechPoint’s Talent Initiatives

TechPoint, Indiana’s tech growth initiative, will use a $5.7 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to enhance its efforts in attracting and retaining tech talent in the state. The grant, awarded to the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) Foundation, will support TechPoint’s suite of talent programs, recently branded as TechPointX, which are designed to prepare

Indy chapter of largest national women’s organization supporting entrepreneurs grows, thrives

The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is the largest national women’s organization that propels women entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide. As one of the largest chapters in the United States, NAWBO-Indianapolis’ mission is to impact, influence and propel Indiana to be a leading state for women-owned businesses, just

Indiana’s unsung tech stars finally get the limelight

TechPoint recognized the Tech 25 Class of 2017 at a unique event inside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Pavilion on September 7, during the inaugural Indy Women in Tech LPGA Championship. The Tech 25 is a prestigious selection of twenty-five individuals who are critical and exceptional performers helping to grow our community’s tech and tech-enabled companies, but who —

Making human resources a strategic partner

As a company progresses from the startup to the growth and establishment phase of its lifecycle, it is critical that human resources evolve from a transactional to a strategic partner. While getting the foundational policies and processes established was important, the company’s continued success will be dependent on HR’s ability to deliver on following strategic

TechPoint Announces Class of 2017 Tech 25 Winners

TechPoint, the growth accelerator for Indiana’s tech ecosystem, is recognizing Indiana’s tech builders with the announcement of the third annual Tech 25 Class of 2017. In 2015, TechPoint launched the Tech 25 Awards, a prestigious selection of twenty-five individuals who are critical and exceptional performers helping to grow our community’s tech and tech-enabled companies, but

5 Things To Do Before Ending A Summer Internship

Let’s face it, the end of summer is just around the corner. Not only does this signify the end of “fun in the sun,” but it means the end of summer internships. Wrapping up an internship can be a stressful time because it is often accompanied by the beginning of school, moving to new housing,