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Posts tagged “Employment”

Updated 5:03 p.m. Tuesday

Citrix to halt Startup Accelerator Program

Citrix Systems Amidst corporate changes at Citrix Systems, the company may elect to close down the Raleigh Innovators Program, a project through the Citrix Startup Accelerator, Red Hat, HQ Raleigh, the City of Raleigh, and the Cherokee Challenge.

November 19

Mobile app developer to expand in Durham

Mobile Apps A company that develops mobile applications plans to expand in Durham, creating at least 98 jobs in the next three years, officials said Thursday.

Tags: New jobs
Updated November 5

Smashing Boxes set to expand... to New Orleans

Smashing Boxes Durham-based digital product firm Smashing Boxes today announced an expansion to New Orleans, La. CEO Nick Jordan and Governor Bobby Jindal say the move will add 171 jobs in Louisiana.

Updated November 3

Amazon to kill off daily deal offering

Amazon Local Shutting Down News reports indicate that Amazon will discontinue Amazon Local, it's daily deal program, in mid-December.

Updated October 30

HCL Technologies receives NCWorks Award

HCL Technologies gets NCWorks award. HCL Technologies, a leading global IT services company, has received the 2015 Governor's NCWorks Award of Distinction as an "Outstanding Employer" in the state of North Carolina, an honor given to just one company a year.

October 23

Premium Lock Three NC universities in Up to Us competition

Up to Us competition Up to Us, a nationwide campus competition that gives young leaders a voice on fiscal issues, begins its fourth year this week. The expanding non-partisan program includes student teams from 73 colleges and universities in 28 states across the country including three in North Carolina.

Updated October 23

Premium Lock Three in ten U.S. jobs held or created by the self-employed

Pew Research In research relevant to policymakers, Pew Research examines the hiring practices of self-employed workers, many of whom are entrepreneurs. Some of the findings are surprising.

Updated October 21

Premium Lock Biogen cutting 130 jobs in the RTP

New sign at Biogen's RTP campus Cambridge-based Biogen will slash 130 jobs in its RTP facilities as part of a global workforce reduction affecting about 800 employees. The company says the move will save approximately $250 million a year it plans to invest in drug research. Biogen stock soared 7 percent following the announcement and the company's earnings report, which beat analysts forecasts.

October 14

Premium Lock Durham backing redevelopment of abandoned tobacco plant with $7.2M in incentives

Artist's rendering of the Chesterfield in downtown Durham. The Durham City Council and county commissioners approved $7.2 million in incentives to redevelop the abandoned Chesterfield abandoned tobacco plant into a space with office and retail shops and 42,000 square feet of research and development innovation space, the Raleigh News and Observer reports.

October 13

Premium Lock 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 October 12

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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.

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