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SAS, the world's largest privately held software company, ranks No. 2 on the latest "Best Place to Work in the U.S." as reported by Fortune magazine. SAS also was second a year ago and has made the list each year since Fortune launched the program in 1998.
Fulltime and permanent hiring is projected to be the most robust since 2006 in the fourth quarter, according to CareerBuilder's latest forecast. It reports that 34 percent of U.S. employers plan to hire fulltime staff and nearly the same percentage, 33 percent, plan on hiring seasonal staff.
In today's Bulldog update of technology news: Job fair today at NC State's McKimmon Center; Facebook building third $200M data center in NC; Cisco opening RTP healthcenter for employees, NC on shortlist for GE HQ?
The North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA), along with community partners, Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) and Work in the Triangle, will host the next COME TECH OUT the Triangle Job Fair on October 8, 2015 from 8:30 am - 1:00pm at NC State's McKimmon Conference & Training Center in Raleigh. Two dozen employers have thousands of positions open. The Job Fair is free to attend for job seekers.
As North Carolina cuts back on supporting solar energy in its latest budget, the state becomes the fourth to pass 1 gigawatt of power generated by solar energy, according to a report from the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association.
Deutsche Bank will add another 250 jobs at its Cary Technology Center with a Jobs Development Incentive from the state worth up to $3.38 million over 12 years if the company meets hiring goals, the North Carolina Commerce Department Secretary John Skvarla and Gov. Pat McCrory announced Tuesday.
The North Carolina state Senate unanimously approved more funds for economic development Monday and a final Senate and House vote on the NC Competes legislation are expected today. The bill restores Jobs Development Investment Grant (JDIG) funding exhausted last fall.
In today's Bulldog update of technology news: NC economic development package passes; 3 NC universities on most innovative list; Quintiles plans for Alzheimer's Day Monday; health IT startup to expand.
Atlantic Coast Pipeline has formally applied to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for permission to build a 564-mile interstate natural gas transmission pipeline. Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas are among the four companies that will build and own the pipeline research says would save energy costs and create jobs.
In today's Bulldog update of technology news: Credit Suisse hiring for new location in Morrisville; Aliign Technology bringing 100 jobs to Wake; Raleigh drone developer teams with Kansas State on software research.
Minority-owned businesses saw more positive growth since 2007 than white-owned companies, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. The Durham-based InstituteNC says its analysis shows that African American-owned firms expanded their employee numbers at a higher rate than that of white employer firms; with white firms adding employees at a rate of 1.7 percent and black firms adding employees by 9 percent over the same period from 2007 to 2012.
U.S. job openings are at a record 5.8 million, and Duke University says a key reason is employers can't find skilled workers. As a result, they are planning to boost pay. They also continue to push for more foreign workers through high-tech visas. The risks of a workers' skills gap? A less competitive U.S. economy, and relocation overseas if firms can't find workers here, warns a Duke economics professor.
The media is becoming more filled each day with stories highlighting the growing number of robots taking over jobs once done by humans. Is the future a jobless ones for you and me with machines taking over? Here's some interesting insight from an expert in the field of artificial intelligence: A professor at Warwick Business School in the U.K.
A federal judge has approved a $415 million settlement to resolve a class-action lawsuit alleging Apple, Google, Intel and other Silicon Valley companies illegally conspired to prevent their workers from getting better job offers.
On Tuesday, Silicon Valley-based IXL, an education technology company already with global reach for its products and services, disclosed the opening of its first East Coast office, picking Raleigh. The company also is hiring with nine jobs available and more to come. Why come to Raleigh? An IXL exec explains for our Insiders.
Taxis fight Uber; Twitter's diversity goals; Ashley Madison CEO quits; Apple music loses key exec; court backs NSA
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Cabbies in New York City are fighting back against Uber with a new app; Twitter sets modest diversity goals; Ashley Madison's CEO resigns following hack; Apple loses key music exec; and a federal court backs NSA in data ruling.
When a chorus of cheers accompanies announcements like the $1.85 billion Novo Nordisk expansion in Clayton, the echo is a reminder: it only happens because a lot of behind-the-scenes work quietly makes it possible.
Mayne Pharma, which already operates a big production plant in Greenville, is going to add as many as 110 jobs as part of a $65 million expansion plan. Jobs include scientists, manufacturing and other positions. It's the second big life science expansion announced in N.C. this week.