Find Your Fit: Machine Trades Program Hosts Career Signing Day

Signing day is usually associated with an athlete signing a letter of intent to continue their athletic career at a four-year university. The Machine Trades Program at New Castle Career Center recognizes that there are other opportunities awaiting students after graduation and want to celebrate with a different kind of […]

Partnership between RDC and Career Center Designed to Strengthen Workforce

Henry County’s Redevelopment Commission (RDC) recently made an important investment in economic development. The investment wasn’t in land or infrastructure. Rather, the investment was in the future workforce for the area. The Commission approved an annual contribution of $30,000 to the New Castle Career Center. This three-year agreement will help […]

Home Court Advantage: Former Basketball Player Finds A Bright Future in Henry County

As a high school basketball player, Cory Bennett understood the power of the home court advantage. At the college level, Cory used his full-ride athletic scholarship at the University of Indianapolis to earn a degree in business administration. After graduation, he was ready to head back to his “home court” […]

A Workforce Way Forward

Right before their eyes were keys to future economic development. For members of the New Castle Henry County Economic Development Board Wednesday morning, those keys were not available land drawings or tax abatement incentive documents. They were young people displaying true talent. Shenandoah FFA students served as guest speakers for […]

Indiana’s INTERNnet Program is a Catalyst for Experiential Learning

Indiana’s INTERNnet program is a key strategy for retaining Indiana’s talented students. The power of an internship is mighty, especially since jobs are the primary reason that people stay or leave the Henry County community. What qualifies as an internship?  An internship is a form of structured and supervised experiential […]

Increase Employee Retention with this Valuable Tool

Low unemployment in the area is great news… unless you’re an employer struggling with continual employee turnover. At the New Castle-Henry County EDC, we have a tool to help you with your retention strategy: Job Profiling through ACT WorkKeys. This nationally proven job profile program provides employers with countless benefits […]