Skill-up 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

South Bend Code School expands to Fort Wayne, Goshen

CBRE released their 2017 Scoring Tech Talent report last week, which helps companies see the most and least expensive cities as potential locations for their technology company. The report exclaims that Indianapolis’ tech talent is of very high quality and labor costs are considered low. The least costly city is Vancouver, followed by Toronto, Indianapolis,

INFOGRAPHIC: Understanding the agile marketing journey

As technology constantly causes shifts and disruptions in every industry, it’s no wonder tech companies have to adapt all parts of their businesses to reflect the pace and journey of the core tech product. This constant iteration in innovation has drastically disrupted marketing. Doug Karr, CEO of DK New Media, sees this shift first-hand. DK New

WGU Indiana is obsessed with student success

Thirty-seven million Americans have some college experience but no degree. In Indiana alone there are 750,000 people who were able to start on a path to a degree but for one reason or another weren’t able to finish college. “They are full-time employees, mothers and fathers, people just like you and me who value education

Ivy Tech Community College is more than you think

In a world where one of the most innovative forces in the automobile, energy, transportation and even space exploration industries is the guy who invented PayPal (a complete outsider), the usual way of preparing students for tomorrow’s workforce needs to be challenged. Ivy Tech Community College, the single largest accredited statewide community college system in

4 steps to landing your first job in tech

Landing your first job can be hard. Whether you’re fresh out of high school, recently graduated from college or shifting into a new industry, that first job is usually the most difficult to find. The most important thing to keep in mind, though, is that it’s not impossible and with some hard work, it can