The Torch - September Issue

The Torch

Gov. Holcomb addressing equity and inclusion

Governor Holcomb

Governor Eric J. Holcomb recently announced steps he will take immediately in state government to address equity and inclusion.

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Ag photo contest winners honored at Statehouse

The Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) announced the 10 winning photographers for the 2020 Indiana Agriculture Photo ContestLt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and ISDA Director Bruce Kettler recognized the winners during the 2020 Celebration of Agriculture event at the Indiana Statehouse.  

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Photo of old barn and sunset - winner of Indiana Agriculture Photo Contest.

You’re almost there! Finish strong to secure your 2021 premium discount!

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Completing a premium discount-qualifying activity takes dedication and perseverance, but it pays off – literally!

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Invest in your learning with SuccessFactors

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According to LinkedIn Learning’s 2018 Workforce Learning Report, 94 percent of employees stated they would stay at a company longer if it invested in their learning.

At the state of Indiana we feel, your skillset is worth the investment.

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It Starts WithIN: SECC to highlight Hoosier heroes

The start of the 2020-2021 Indiana State Employees’ Community Campaign (SECC) is just around the corner!

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IDEM commissioner’s ‘Morning Minute’ brings remote employees closer together

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In March 2020, all state of Indiana employees were instructed to begin working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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