Workforce

Dedicated workforce

Henry County offers a dynamic, diverse, and well-trained workforce. Additionally, the community attracts labor from densely populated areas including Muncie, Richmond, Anderson, and Indianapolis. With interstate and four-lane road access to these communities, Henry County boasts a labor shed of 236,000.

Henry County schools provide a career center to train students in employable skills, and more than a dozen colleges and universities are within a one-hour drive. Two satellite campuses are located in New Castle. The local Work One office serves employers with a Work Ready program designed to educate and certify workers before and during employment.

Often the best way to assess a community’s labor resources is to talk with existing businesses. Set up a personal meeting with an existing business by contacting our economic development team.

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