TECHWIRE 30
(CIX: WRAL30)  1,140.49  up arrow+1.75  (0.15 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, May 27 2016
(NQ: Apple)  100.35  down arrow-0.06  (-0.06 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, May 27 2016
(NY: Q)  66.70  down arrow-0.04  (-0.06 %)  Updated: 08:04 PM EDT, May 27 2016
(OP: BASFY)  77.89  down arrow-0.25  (-0.31 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, May 27 2016
(NQ: BCRX)  3.38  up arrow+0.02  (0.6 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, May 27 2016
(NQ: BDSI)  2.11  up arrow+0.02  (0.96 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, May 27 2016
(NQ: CEMP)  18.26  up arrow+0.37  (2.07 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, May 27 2016
(NQ: Cisco)  28.92  up arrow+0.02  (0.07 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, May 27 2016
(NQ: CREE)  24.06  up arrow+0.03  (0.12 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, May 27 2016
(NQ: DARA)  0.88    (0 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Dec 04 2015
(NY: EMC)  27.83  down arrow-0.01  (-0.04 %)  Updated: 08:04 PM EDT, May 27 2016
(NQ: EXTR)  3.70  down arrow-0.02  (-0.54 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, May 27 2016
(NQ: Facebook)  119.38  down arrow-0.09  (-0.08 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, May 27 2016
(NY: GSK)  42.75  down arrow-0.34  (-0.79 %)  Updated: 08:04 PM EDT, May 27 2016
(NQ: Alphabet)  732.66  up arrow+8.54  (1.18 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EDT, May 27 2016
(NY: IBM)  152.84  up arrow+0.4  (0.26 %)  Updated: 08:04 PM EDT, May 27 2016

Posts tagged “Employment”

Updated 2:33 p.m. Friday

Tech, law firms drive recent job growth, expansions in Raleigh

Jobs        Expansions by technology and law firms are driving job growth in Raleigh. Wake County Economic Development says seven expansions were announced in April. So far this year, Wake County says there have been 15 new and expansion announcements totaling 431 jobs and $19.5 million in investment.

11:36 a.m. Friday

Premium Lock Survey: If you want to make more $$$, learn SAS

A new survey from Money magazine finds that employees who learn how to use statistical analysis, data mining, data warehousing and data modeling - some of the key skills offered by Cary-based SAS - will earn pay boosts of 5 percent or more. At 6.1 percent, statistical analysis is tops for pay bumps. Other needed skills: Wrangling new tech, strategic thinking and managing the bottom line.

Money Magazine SAS Career Skills Money Magazine SAS Career Skills

Updated 3:05 p.m. Thursday

Vivek Wadhwa: Trump's iPhone manufacturing in US idea isn't crazy

Vivek Wadhwa Former Triangle tech entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa, now an author, academic and frequent blogger, says Apple bringing iPhone manufacturing to the U.S. from China is not a far-fetched idea.

Updated 2:09 p.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Exclusive: Development execs explain how Raleigh won Silicon Valley firm's expansion, jobs

WalkMe's decision to locate a regional operation in Raleigh, which could lead to hundreds of jobs, is a major economic win for Raleigh, Wake County and the Triangle. In these post-HB2 days, how did the victory come about - especially without the lure of tax incentives? WRAL TechWire gets the inside story from two of the economic development execs who helped secure the Silicon Valley startup's expansion.

Welcoming WalkMe to Raleigh Welcoming WalkMe to Raleigh

Updated 12:59 p.m. Wednesday

Silicon Valley software firm WalkMe plans to hire 'hundreds' in Raleigh

New jobs     WalkMe, a Silicon Valley-based software firm, has opened an office in Raleigh and plans to hire "hundreds" of people over the next several years. The firm already lists 11 open positions in Raleigh.

10:15 a.m. Wednesday

HPE gets smaller; Microsoft job cuts; Toyota backs Uber; fed's IT antiquated

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: HP Enterprise is selling its services group; Microsoft cuts jobs in mobile unit; Toyota decides to invest in Uber; and a new report says the federal government is spending billions on antiquated technology.

6:20 a.m. Tuesday

Afrofuturism emerges as key theme at Moogfest

What is it? Reggie Watts, Janelle Monae and others discuss and debate somewhat nebulous Afrofuturism movement at Moogfest. Jon Mareane of ExitEvent reports.

Reggie Watts performs at Moogfest Reggie Watts performs at Moogfest

Updated May 20

Cisco tells NC employees: 'Extremely disappointed' in HB2

The top North Carolina executive for Cisco, which is one of the largest high-tech employers in Research Triangle Park with some 5,000 workers and contractors, holds a teleconference to discuss the controversial House Bill 2. Cisco says it is "extremely disappointed and concerned" about HB2.

Ed Paradise Ed Paradise

Updated May 20

Layoffs hit IBM in Triangle; Big Blue confirms cuts but says it has 25k open jobs

IBM layoffs     A new round of layoffs - the second in the last three months - is sweeping across IBM with numerous reports of job cuts at Big Blue's Research Triangle Park campus. IBM confirms cuts are being made but also says it has 25,000 open positions as it "aggressively" transforms the company. However, IBMers say few of those jobs are in the U.S.

Tags: IBM, Layoffs
May 17

After evaluating HB2, drug maker going ahead with plans for $20M Durham County facility

House Bill 2 ‚ÄčA drug-maker that spent six weeks deciding whether to scrap plans for a new North Carolina factory after the state passed a law limiting some LBGT protections says it's going ahead.

Updated May 16

Joe Procopio: All work and no play will kill you, entrepreneurs

Joe Procopio Veteran blogger and entrepreneur Joe Procopio offers some advice to work-till-you-drop startup executives: "This is about choosing to work, because it's what pays the bills, whether you're a CEO, a cubicle drone, a firefighter, or a rock star. And it's about how your life should influence your job, and not the other way around."

May 13

Some career tips for grads - and their parents!

Jobs        As graduation season continues, Heidi Nolta, Director of Career Services at The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham, has some timely advice for graduates - and their parents.

May 12

Triangle headlines: TransEnterix job cuts; G1 raises $47M; UNC-NCSU biomed eningeering effort

Triangle headlines In a wrapup of technology and life science news being reported by Triangle media outlets: TransEnterix cuts jobs after FDA rejects robot; G1 Therapeutics adds to a big fundraiser; and a look at the joint UNC-NCSU biomedical engineering effort.

May 11

Charlotte pharma plant closing; 390 jobs being lost

Layoffs        An Irish pharmaceutical company is closing its Charlotte manufacturing plant, a move that will cost 390 local jobs.

May 9

Facebook's No. 2 calls for more help to single mothers

Sheryl Sandberg In a touching Mother's Day weekend post on Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg says the odds are stacked against single moms. Many live in poverty, work two jobs or don't get paid leave to care for themselves or children if they get sick, she says. So what's to be done? Read her key points of action.

May 3

Premium Lock Bloomberg launches financial services Gender-Equality Index

"While more and more firms are focused on addressing gender equality in the workplace, we've lacked a holistic set of data to better understand the issues facing companies, employees and clients," a Bloomberg exec says. The BFGEI gives investors an important new decision-making tool by providing objective, concrete data around difficult-to-measure areas like policies and products."

Bloomberg's new index Bloomberg's new index

May 3

Premium Lock Quintiles merger Q&A: Local impact, why do the deal, more

Merger Any time companies merger, they talk about cost savings and "synergies." That often means layoffs with redundant services and more often being cut. So will there be an immediate impact in Durham at Quintiles' global headquarters? And why merge with IMS Health Services? WTW asks a Quintiles exec for details.

Updated May 2

Premium Lock 'War on talent:' Hiring, layoffs, finding contractors headline news at INC

INC Research INC Research's latest earnings report reflects growth in earnings, revenue and hiring. But a separate SEC filing discloses 175 layoffs as part of a reorganization. More are coming. Company execs also say they are using more contractors, which often are more expensive than full-time employees. What's going on? CROs such as INC, and Quintiles are battling for a particular kind of talent. They are known as CRAs.

Updated May 2

Premium Lock BASF: Layoffs expected to affect 106 jobs in RTP

BASF says its layoffs in Research Triangle Park are expected to affect "only 106 jobs," not as many as 190 as cited in a mass layoff filing with the state of North Carolina.

Inside BASF's RTP facility. Inside BASF's RTP facility.

April 27

Premium Lock Job hunting? 19 startups hiring in the Triangle

Help wanted      We're keeping an eye on cool career opportunities in the Triangle's startup community, and publishing them every so often on ExitEvent. Here's the latest monthly list of companies that need talent.

Techwire Inside Partners
The Skinny: A Blog by Rick Smith