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Posts tagged “Employment”

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SAS world's 2nd best 'Great Place to Work'

SAS building Q at sunset 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.

Updated 9:45 a.m. yesterday

K4Connect lands $1.9M seed round for smart home tech

Scott Moody speaks out K4Connect, a Raleigh-based company that transforms community apartments and residences into smart homes, has raised $1.9 million in seed funding to launch its first product, K4 community.

October 8

Monsanto cutting 2,600 jobs over the next two years

Monsanto Monsanto Co. will cut 2,600 jobs over the next two years, the company said Monday following a dismal earnings report.

October 8

Robust hiring projected for Q4

careerbuilder 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.

Tags: New jobs
Updated October 7

NCSU job fair today; Facebook building 3rd data center in NC, Cisco RTP healthcenter; GE HQ move

Bulldog 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?

Updated October 6

Two dozen employers featured at Come Tech Out Job Fair

Two dozen employers coming to job fair 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.

September 25

NC is 4th state to hit solar milestone

Solar energy     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.

September 22

Deutsche Bank to add 250 jobs in Cary

Deutsche Bank 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.

Updated September 22

State Senate approves job incentives bill

Economic development 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.

Updated September 18

NC Economic development package; Most innovative universities; Alzheimer's Day; startup hiring

Bulldog 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.

Updated September 18

Atlantic Coast Pipeline could lower energy costs, create jobs

New Duke Energy logo 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.

Updated September 17

Credit Suisse hiring for new location; Align Technology locating in Cary, drone tech

Bulldog 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.

September 17

Minority firms weathered the recession well

U.S. CENSUS BUREAU 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.

September 10

Premium Lock Duke survey: Jobs go unfilled because execs can't find qualified workers

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.

Updated September 7

Premium Lock Will a robot take your job? Insight from an expert on Labor Day

Robot muscle 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.

Updated September 4

Premium Lock Judge OKs $415M settlement in high-tech 'no-poaching' jobs case

Dollar sign      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.

Updated September 2

Premium Lock Exclusive: Why Silicon Valley's IXL is bringing ed tech jobs to Raleigh

New jobs     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.

August 31

Premium Lock Taxis fight Uber; Twitter's diversity goals; Ashley Madison CEO quits; Apple music loses key exec; court backs NSA

Bulldog 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.

August 28

Premium Lock Behind $1.85B Novo Nordisk deal: It takes a quiet team effort

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.

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August 28

Premium Lock Pharmaceutical firm adding 110 jobs in $65M Greenville expansion

New jobs     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.

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