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07maraprMarch / April 2007

Volume 10, Number 2

Feature Stories

The Ins and Outs of Higher Education
Education reform is a popular topic, primarily at the K-12 level. Worker preparedness is a constant area of concern for the business community. Higher education often provides the link between the two. What do Indiana universities look at in their admissions process? How do Indiana's higher education institutions fare in graduating their students? We look at students' entry and exit from college.
Admissions 101
Graduation evaluation
International experiences

ExecConnect
Don't Overlook These Workers
Finding qualified employees is a challenge for numerous companies. Unfortunately, many who are willing and able to be a productive part of the workforce are not provided the opportunity. The message from advocates: Consider persons with disabilities when looking to hire qualified individuals. Assistance is available for all parties.

Getting the Word Out: Washington to Indiana
Indiana congressman Mike Pence (R-6th District) relies on his past experiences in radio and television as he uses various methods to communicate with constituents. The Republican also discusses his role in the House and expectations for the 2007 session of Congress.

A Perfect Partnership
Quality of life is a strong selling point for Indiana companies seeking to attract employees. Arts' organizations help provide that key attribute – with support from businesses – in communities across the state.

Taking a Stand
The blurring of the line between work and home includes dealing with the danger of domestic violence. Businesses can play a critical role in helping their employees, while educators seek to combine resources to provide assistance.

Community Focus
Downtown Development; Education Enhancement
Architectural excellence has always been at the forefront in Columbus. The community is continuing to build – from diversifying its city center to expanding its learning opportunities.
Corporate Citizenry: LHP Software
Indiana's Leaders: Dick Johnson
Member Spotlight: TLS.net

Consumerism Charge Continues
The effort to control health costs will result in more changes in the coming years. One trend that is likely here to stay, according to the annual survey from Mercer Health & Benefits, is the shift toward individual responsibility in treatment decisions.


Departments

President's Message
Helping mid-market companies

BizVoice® Web Exclusives
Early look at three March stories

BizVoice® ReVisited
Dealing with e-scrap

BizVoice® ReVisited
Insurance industry growth

Pass It On
Seeking CEO confidants

Shorts

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