Posts tagged “Employment”

December 1

Premium Lock Tech foundation: Saving Carrier jobs offers 'new approach' to economic growth

Jobs        Guest opinion: "Contrary to early reactions from the left and the right, the Carrier deal opens the door to a new approach to U.S. economic growth policy that is sorely needed," says Robert Atkinson, president of the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation.

December 1

Group aiming to create 20M jobs partners with NC COIN organization

Job development efforts, including a big emphasis on STEM training and employment, are getting a major boost in North Carolina. Greensboro-based North Carolina Center of Innovation Network is partnering with Jobenomics as part of a national effort to create 20 million jobs.

Where jobs are being created Where jobs are being created

November 30

Becton Dickinson confirms plant being shut in Creedmoor

Layoffs        Becton Dickinson on Tuesday confirmed that a manufacturing plant is being shut in Creedmoor.

Updated November 29

K4Connect is hiring, moves into bigger Raleigh HQ

K4Connect, the Raleigh-based startup seeking to link older adults and individuals living with disabilities through the latest in "smart technologies" into a single responsive system, is on a hiring binge as it moves into a new headquarters.

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Updated November 29

North Carolina scores poorly in national high-tech economy report

To use a sports analogy, North Carolina doesn't "hit its weight" when ranking the state's economic performance across a broad range of high-tech economy indicators. The nation's ninth largest state in terms of population, ranks in the top 10 only twice across 20 statistical categories cited in a new think-tank report.

High-Tech Nation report High-Tech Nation report

November 23

Winston-Salem plant to shut down; 123 workers losing jobs

Layoffs        Kaba Ilco Corp., a manufacturer and supplier of mechanical and electronic locking system solutions, hotel locks, access control systems and safe locks, says it will move most of its jobs to a Mexican operation.

Updated November 9

Premium Lock Former FCC exec: NC needs to loosen rules on local broadband

Broadband may have been the star of the WRAL Techwire Executive Exchange held Friday in Wilson, the first city in North Carolina with a city-owned broadband service, Greenlight. But with only a few days to go before the election, maybe it was inevitable that politics would make a surprise appearance.

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Updated November 4

Premium Lock Small business hiring down for fourth straight month

CBIZ_SBEI_2016-APR Small business hiring has declined for the fourth consecutive month and dipped even more than usual in October, according to the CBIZ Small Business Employment Index, a barometer for hiring trends that surveys labor data from over 4,000 companies employing 300 or fewer people.

Updated November 4

Premium Lock NetApp cuts 6% of work force, won't say how many layoffs to hit RTP

NetApp is laying off 650 workers but won't say how many cuts will be made in RTP. A company spokesperson says it won't meet job targets set when it committed to expansion in return for tax incentives.

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November 4

Premium Lock Charlotte pharmaceutical firm to lay off 282 in plant closing

Layoffs        Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Dublin-based Endo International, plans to lay off staff at a plant in Charlotte which is being shut down.

Updated November 3

Premium Lock Lenovo opens new sales center in Morrisville; hiring continues

Lenovo unveils its new North America Sales Center at its Morrisville corporate campus. And the tech giant is still hiring staff.

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November 3

Premium Lock How much are you worth? LinkedIn, Glassdoor offer new tools

​Money isn't everything, but it counts for a lot at work. That's why work-related websites like LinkedIn and Glassdoor are adding new online tools to help professionals understand their salary potential.

November 2

Premium Lock LendingTree to double in size, adding 314 jobs in Charlotte

Help wanted sign        LendingTree, a financial technology firm based in Charlotte since 1998, is doubling the size of its online financing unit with 314 new jobs and a $47 million investment planned over the next five years. The company could get some $10 million in tax incentives over five years.

October 31

Premium Lock Fast-growing staffing firm Select Group is hiring, opens office in Atlanta

The Select Group, a rapidly growing tech staffing services firm based in Raleigh that matches job candidates with clients, is looking to fill numerous jobs and is opening its 11th office in Atlanta. Here's a look at its 31 most recent job postings.

Updated October 27

Premium Lock Twitter cuts 9 percent of workforce + Graphical view: Slowing user growth

Twitter Twitter, seemingly unable to find a buyer and losing money, is cutting about 9 percent of its employees worldwide. Plus: A graphical view of its slowing growth.

Updated October 26

Premium Lock Want a job at SAS? Here's what they are looking for

Looking for a job? Like to work at SAS which is No. 2 on the world's Great Place to Work list? SAS is hiring - and not just data scientists or engineers. SAS explains the qualities of people the Cary-based software firm is looking for. Plus, SAS offers some tips on how to get noticed. Be warned: The competition for jobs is fierce.

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October 26

Premium Lock AT&T to close flooded Goldsboro call center; workers offered chance to transfer

AT&T                       AT&T is closing a call center in Goldsboro that was flooded during hurricane Matthew but the affected employees are being offered a chance to transfer to other locations. AT&T is offering them a $10,000 relocation allowance.

Updated October 26

Premium Lock SAS ranks No. 2 in global Great Place to Work list

Cary-based SAS is ranked No. 2 in the 2016 World's Best Multinational Workplaces list from the Great Place to Work institute. Rankings are based in large part on survey responses from employees.

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