Talent Attraction

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A great place to live and work

Henry County’s motivated workforce contributes to the growth of local companies. The community’s central location is ideal for attracting talent, and nearby educational opportunities provide an excellent pipeline for a diverse workforce. Small town charm provides a rich quality of life experience, and large city amenities are within a quick drive.

Henry County’s geographic location and transportation system provide considerable opportunities to attract workers from neighboring counties. The average commute time is 27 minutes. Currently more than 1,800 employees commute to Henry County, and the area’s labor shed is 237,000.

Forge Your Path Talent Attraction Initiative

Forge Your Path is a 10-county coalition within East Central Indiana (ECI) with a common goal: to attract talent and establish the region as a place where people want to live, work, and play. Working together as a team, Forge Your Path aims to build pride and empowerment among ECI residents, attract talented people to our area, and diversify our population.

Using a dynamic website, email updates, and social media strategies, Forge Your Path highlights the amenities, quality of life, and vision for growth within ECI communities. For more information about Forge Your Path, visit forgeeci.com.

Forge Your Path

Top 5 counties sending workers INTO Henry County

Top 5 counties sending workers INTO Henry County

Top 5 counties receiving workers FROM Henry County

Top 5 counties receiving workers FROM Henry County

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