Mira Winner's Studio | Education Impact Award - Jobworks Education & Training Systems (JETS)
Jobworks Chief Human Resource Officer Vic Oberhausen sits down with Inside Indiana Business's Gerry Dick to discuss winning the Education Impact Award.
Tech positions in Indiana and around the world are in white-hot demand and supply is woefully short, which is why TechPoint launched its Mission41K initiative in 2022, a collaborative effort to inclusively add 41,000 people to the Hoosier tech workforce by 2025.
Hitting that mark will undoubtedly be helped by JobWorks Education & Training Systems (JETS), which for 40 years has helped Hoosiers find employment. Its virtual boot camps have supercharged those efforts and are providing accessible, life-changing opportunity to underrepresented Hoosiers throughout Indiana. Despite entering the organization’s program with no prior tech training, 85 percent of its employed graduates hold tech positions, earning $19 an hour on average, an increase of about 25 percent over their pre-program wage on average, most of them coming from underrepresented groups.