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Posts tagged “Employment”

Updated 1:57 p.m. today

Snapchat closes $537M round; GOP opposes FCC plan; GIFs on Facebook

Bulldog In today's Bulldog roundup of tech news: Snapchat closes $537M funding; GOP opposes FCC plan to subsidize Internet access for the poor; French server firm picks Chapel Hill for HQ; Google+changing but not dead yet; gifs on Facebook; Amazon same-day delivery.

6:38 a.m. today

Cenduit hiring for RTP business intelligence division

Cenduit Cenduit, a joint venture between Quintiles and Thermo Fisher Scientific, says it is hiring for new positions at its new Research Triangle Park Business Intelligence Division.

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Updated 6:03 a.m. today

Sequenom expanding Morrisville lab

 Sequenom A genetic testing laboratory recruited to the state in 2011 with help from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center is about to expand. The Sequenom Center for Molecular Medicine, a $19 million Morrisville laboratory opened in 2012, will be taking over operations of a sister lab that the company is closing in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

7:26 a.m. yesterday

NC economy rebounds in April

Economy The North Carolina economy rebounded in April, ending a recent skid, according to the North Carolina State University Index of Leading Economic Indicators compiled by NCSU economist Dr. Michael Walden.

May 22

Premium Lock So what next for NetApp? 'Flash,' for revenues, layoffs to cut costs

Analysis: Another weak quarter financially led NetApp to announce 500 layoffs this week with many of those taking place at its campus in RTP. The storage technology device firm is facing increasing competition and is relying on "flash" offerings to rebuild revenue even as it cuts costs. Technology Business Research analyst Stephen Belanger offers his insight into what the company will do next.

NetApp's main building in RTP NetApp's main building in RTP

Updated May 21

Business, economic leaders tout Triangle as a growing 'smart region'

Some 800 business, educational and economic development leaders gathered at the annual State of the Research Triangle Region event on Thursday were briefed on how the area is being turned into a "smart region" through the use of technology and education. Economic growth also created nearly 23,000 jobs last year.

A "smart" region A "smart" region

Updated May 21

NetApp cutting 500 jobs after disappointing earnings report

Inside NetApp's new RTP lab In an SEC filing Wednesday evening, data storage technology firm NetApp disclosed that it is laying off some 500 employees in a cost-cutting move. Many of those cuts are coming from NetApp's Triangle work force, sources say. NetApp won't spell out the number of local cuts but insists the firm remains "deeply committed" to North Carolina.

Updated May 20

CEOs want our state, but does General Assembly want CEOs?

Economy Volvo's decision to build a $500 million vehicle manufacturing plant in South Carolina not too far from a Boeing aircraft assembly plant and across the state for a booming auto-related corridor near Greenville is just another slap in the face for the future of economic growth in North Carolina. As our state's battle over incentives - and crowdfunding - drags on, North Carolina's rivals cash in. So even though CEOs in a new survey say they like N.C., does the General Assembly like CEOs?

May 20

Developers lobby for expansion of NC jobs incentives

N.C. flag    A week after Volvo picked a South Carolina site for its first U.S. manufacturing plant, economic developers from across North Carolina were in Raleigh on Tuesday to press lawmakers for the tools they say they need not only to recruit such large projects but also to be in the running for smaller business relocations and expansions.

Updated May 19

Sources: NetApp cutting 15 percent of its work force at RTP campus

NetApp, its stock price under pressure and with competition "disrupting" its data storage business, is cutting some 15 percent or 200 positions of its work force at the company's big campus in Research Triangle Park, sources say. NetApp says it can't comment.

NetApp's new 155,000 square foot lab in RTP NetApp's new 155,000 square foot lab in RTP

Updated May 19

Raleigh area is No. 1 city for job seekers, says new report

Help wanted      Glassdoor, a web site for job openings and reviews of employers, says Raleigh is No. 1 in its new "25 Best Cities for Jobs" study. Why? From job openings to employee satisfaction, cost of living, the environment, and more, including "walkable neighborhoods and affordable homes."

May 19

Prostitute guilty in Google exec death; Apple updates Macs; Allscripts cuts Raleigh jobs; anti-Muslim video back online; Alibaba's apology

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: A prostitute pleads guilty in the death of a Google executive; Apple updates some of its Macs; Allscripts is cutting jobs in Raleigh; an anti-Muslim video is back online at YouTube; and Alibaba's founder apologizes for counterfeit goods.

May 15

Facebook joins Google, Microsoft in push for better contractor pay, benefits

Facebook  "Taking these steps is the right thing to do for our business and our community," says Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. "Women, because they comprise about two-thirds of minimum wage workers nationally, are particularly affected by wage adjustments. Research also shows that providing adequate benefits contributes to a happier and ultimately more productive workforce."

May 13

Judges divide $7B in bankrupt Nortel assets, but is nightmare over?

Judges in the U.S. and Canada on Tuesday ruled on how to divide the more than $7 billion in assets from bankrupt Nortel Networks. After years of legal wrangling it appears the economic disaster that rocked the Triangle and cost thousands of jobs could finally be drawing to a close. Or is it?

Nortel's former RTP campus Nortel's former RTP campus

May 13

Samsung's 'smart' push; Square 1 exec changes; ChannelAdvisor layoffs; honoring Sagan; liquid biopsies

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Samsung launches a new push into "smart" devices; executive changes at Square 1 Bank; ChannelAdvisor confirms layoffs; honoring Carl Sagan; and new liquid biopsies could transform cancer treatment.

May 12

Inspiring diversity: Wayne Sutton brings inspirational story back to NC from Valley

The Bay Area entrepreneur returns to his native North Carolina to share how he became Silicon Valley's conversation-starter around diversity in tech. ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman has the story.

Wayne Sutton inspiries diversity Wayne Sutton inspiries diversity

Updated May 11

Lenovo confirms layoffs, says 235 people lose jobs in server group

Layoffs        Lenovo confirms that it is cutting jobs in its x86 server business with 235 people being told Monday they were being laid off. Of those, 155 are based in the Triangle, a company spokesperson says. Lenovo only cut jobs in the U.S. Some contractors also were let go.

May 11

Sources: Lenovo will be laying off workers at x86 server business in RTP

Layoffs        Lenovo will begin laying off workers at its server business in Research Triangle Park today, according to sources within the company. Lenovo won't talk about what's happening, but workers say employees were told last week that those being let go would be told Monday.

May 10

For North Carolina workers, pay remains stubbornly flat

Calculating pay Despite a huge drop in the unemployment rate as the state economy recovers from the recession, economists say take-home pay continues to stagnate, barely keeping pace with modestly rising inflation. That means less prosperity overall, even amid other rising signs of economic health.

Updated May 8

Tech exec's loss raises question: How to grieve and work?

Sandberg Work and Loss ​What happened to Sheryl Sandberg could happen to anyone: The woman who wrote the book on balancing career and family will have to figure out how soon she will return to her high-profile job following the unexpected death of her husband.

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