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Posts tagged “Employment”

7:46 a.m. Friday

With revenue up, Biogen Idec looks to add new jobs in Triangle

Biogen Idec Revenue for the Triangle's largest biotech company was up 40 percent over the prior year, and they are adding 100 new jobs at all levels of the organization in the next couple of months while also committing to the local talent pool.

7:28 a.m. Friday

Customer demand has AT&T looking for NC talent

The company has nearly 300 total openings currently across North Carolina with 47 new technical positions now available just in the Triangle area, the company announced on Friday.

AT&T AT&T

Updated 6:32 a.m. Friday

SAS revenues hit record $3.09B but weakening Euro hurts

Driven by strong growth in cloud computing-related data analytics and with the help of a growing number of partners, SAS drives revenues to a record high and extend its profitability for a 39th consecutive year. But currency "headwinds" - a weakening Euro and strengthening dollar - cut into what would have been an even better year, says a top SAS executive.

SAS infographic, part 1: Revenue growth SAS infographic, part 1: Revenue growth

Updated 1:59 p.m. Thursday

Citrix restructuring plans to cut 900 jobs

Citrix Systems Cloud-computing software maker Citrix Systems said it would cut about 700 full-time and 200 contractor jobs as part of a restructuring to improve operational efficiency. It's unclear how many, if any, jobs cuts will be in Raleigh.

Updated 10:11 p.m. Wednesday

'Bloodbath:' IBM workers report job cuts are underway

IBM job cuts A "resource action," or layoffs, that a worker described as a "bloodbath" is underway at IBM under the name "Project Chrome," workers are telling the Alliance@IBM Union. One of the first posts Wednesday came from RTP. IBM confirmed cuts are being made.

3:34 p.m. Tuesday

Union: IBMers report job cuts will begin on Wednesday

IBM job cuts Workers at IBM are telling the Alliance@IBM union that layoffs as part of what Big Blue calls a "resource action" are set to begin Wednesday. IBM confirmed Monday plans to cut thousands of jobs, having set aside some $600 million to cover the cost of a restructuring.

Updated 10:07 a.m. Tuesday

Study: Chatham Park development to produce 115,000 jobs

A new study by NCSU economist Dr. Michael Walden says the controversial, massive 7,000-acre Chatham Park development will produce 115,000 jobs and drive $154 billion in total economic impact over the next 40 years. The Chatham Economic Development Corporation commissioned the study.

Chatham Park Map Chatham Park Map

Updated 8:15 a.m. Tuesday

Changes at IBM create, eliminate thousands of jobs

IBM job cuts Like a pendulum, world media jumped on a report that IBM was cutting some 26 percent - or more than 100,000 jobs. Then IBM issued a sharply worded denial. The media responded, widely reporting that news. But the fact remains: IBM acknowledged that a lot of jobs will be lost in a restructuring but Big Blue also is on a hiring binge.

1:52 p.m. Monday

Triangle firm laying off 319 employees who worked for Cree

Layoffs       A provider of employers for other companies, Green Resources, is laying off 319 employees who had been assigned to work for Durham-based Cree.

Updated 10:47 a.m. Monday

IBM dismisses layoff report as 'ridiculous;' however, Big Blue confirms it is making cuts

IBM                    IBM calls a report that it's cutting 100,000 jobs "ridiculous." However, the company does confirm it is cutting jobs. "This rumor is ridiculous, and off by a factor of more than 10," says IBM's director of corporate communications. He also notes IBM is hiring.

Updated 8:40 a.m. Monday

Will IBM cut 100,000 jobs? Even union is wary of the report

IBM layoffs    IBM is undergoing a major internal restructuring as Chair and CEO Ginny Rometty tries to reverse nearly three years of dwindling returns. But is Big Blue really going to cut as many as 100,000 jobs as has been reported over the weekend? Not even the Alliance@IBM is buying in completely to the story.

January 23

White Labs bringing fermenting sciences, 65 jobs to Asheville

White Labs, a world leader in fermentation sciences for the brewing and winemaking industries, has announced the purchase of a 26,000-square-foot building in Asheville, with plans to employ 65 people - a mix of scientists, production and distribution personnel.

Vice President Lisa White of White Labs at new facility Vice President Lisa White of White Labs at new facility

Updated January 23

GSK layoffs in China?; Lenovo-Xiamoi showdown; NC wind energy study; China blocks VPNs; Box prices IPO; Uber woes; Verizon loss

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup: GSK reportedly will lay off 1,000 in China; Lenovo takes on Xiaomi with own cheap smartphone in India; feds seek public input on coastal NC wind energy study; China shutting down virtual private networks; Box prices its IPO; Denmark may ban Uber; and Verizon reports a quarterly loss.

January 23

Governor hints at new 'NC Competes' jobs plan

Gov. Pat McCrory, left, and Christopher Chung, right State leaders are keeping mum about international reports that Volvo is hunting for a new manufacturing site in a handful of southern states, including North Carolina. But Gov. Pat McCrory discloses development of a new jobs recruitment plan at the opening of the headquarters for the private-public Economic Development Partnership.

Updated January 22

European Space Agency 'cloud' includes Red Hat; Uber raises $1.6B; HondaJet CEO honor; Google wireless?; eBay cuts 2,400; LG curved smartphone

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Red Hat lands European Space Agency as a customer for cloud services; Uber raises $1.6 billion; Honda Aircraft's CEO receives aviation award; Google may be selling wireless services; eBay is slashing jobs; and LG readies launch of curved smartphone.

Tags: Layoffs
January 22

Premium Lock Early stage deals remain focus, says Square 1 Bank CEO

Square 1 Bank   Square 1 Bank sees opportunities for growth in later-stage venture capital business as the entire industry shifts more money that way, but CEO Doug Bowers stresses that early-stage deals remain top priority. By the way, the Durham bank is continuing to hire.

January 16

High-tech workers could receive $5,200 each in 'poaching' deal

Information Technology       Eligible workers at Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe could receive an average of about $5,200 apiece as part of a proposed $415 million settlement in a law suit against Apple, Google and other tech firms who had formed a cartel to prevent workers leaving for better-paying jobs.

Updated January 15

Advocacy group report: Offshore wind projects would drive job growth

Wind power  A report released Wednesday by an advocacy group concludes more energy and more jobs can be generated in the Carolinas by harnessing offshore wind than by drilling for fossil fuels in the ocean.

January 14

Drug manufacturer Hospira closing Clayton plant, cutting 250 jobs

Layoffs       Hospira, a manufacturer of drug products and medical devices, is closing its plant in Clayton which employs some 250 people. Hospira says the facility will close after an "extensive analysis" of the plant, products made there and as part of the firm's modernization efforts.

January 8

Medical device firm is expanding, planning to hire in Charlotte

Help wanted sign    If you need complex medical devices, Medical Murray Southeast is quickly becoming a major regional resource for design, development, manufacturing and even sales of the specialty products.

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