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Posts tagged “Employment”

Updated 6:19 a.m. Friday

Highly skilled immigrant spouses can soon work in US

Immigration debate The Obama administration this week announced a visa rule revision that will let spouses of some highly skilled immigrants apply to work in the United States starting this year.

Updated 9:47 a.m. Wednesday

IBM's work force drops by 50,000 in 2014 under reboot

IBM layoffs     IBM's reboot as a company to focus more on cloud computing and software under top executive Ginni Rometty led to a massive reduction of its global work force in 2014. According to a filing with the SEC, Big Blue says it reduced headcount by more than 12 percent to under 380,000 from 431,000. The cuts came primarily through the sale of business groups such as the x86 server unit based in Raleigh to Lenovo. IBM says more change is coming in a "remix" of skills and resources.

Updated 9:43 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock IBM makes $1.5B profit on x86 server sale to Lenovo

IBM reports it is making a $1.5 billion profit in the $2.1 billion sale of its x86 server business to Lenovo. The disclosure came in IBM's annual report filed with the SEC on Tuesday.

Lenovo's x86 server business operates globally Lenovo's x86 server business operates globally

Updated 2:25 p.m. Tuesday

Attorney: Silicon Valley venture capital firm discriminated against woman

A high-profile sex bias case captivating Silicon Valley has sparked debate over the treatment of women in the high technology and venture capitalist arenas. The trial opened Tuesday.

Silicon Valley Sexual Harassment Silicon Valley Sexual Harassment

1:56 p.m. Monday

Vivek Wadhwa: Why I am stepping out of the debate on women in technology

Vivek Wadhwa Former Triangle entrepreneur-turned-academic and award-winning author, has been an outspoken proponent for women and minorities in the technology industry for years. But after a dispute with WNYC, a National Public Radio affiliate, Wadhwa says he is stepping out of the debate about women in tech. In this column, he explains his reasons.

February 18

IBM's Watson in dino toys; Windsor Circle hiring; AT&T-Alltel deal closes; Lenovo's 'flash' sale streak; BlackBerry sues Seacrist

Another "flash" sellout for Lenovo In today's Bulldog wrapup: IBM's "Watson" to speak in dinosaur toys; Durham-based startup Windsor Circle is hiring and looking for interns; AT&T-Alltel deal in N.C. closes; another "flash" sale sellout for Lenovo; and BlackBerry sues Ryan Seacrist again.

Updated February 18

Vivek Wadhwa: Why I'm confident that the tech industry is fixing its diversity quagmire

Former Triangle tech entrepreneur-turned-academic and award-winning author Vivek Wadhwa believes progress is being made by tech companies when it comes to improving diversity.

Diversity Diversity

Updated February 18

Premium Lock As Connelly exits, GSK's Triangle campus shakeout continues

The retirement of Deirdre Connelly as GSK's top North American executive on Monday, the naming of her replacement and new roles for two other senior managers are the latest in a series of changes transforming the drug giant's Triangle operations. We've got the latest update.

GSK's R&D facility in RTP   GSK's R&D facility in RTP

Updated February 18

GSK says Connelly 'made decision' to retire, discloses other changes

In a formal statement, GlaxoSmithKline praises Deirdre Connelly, who was replaced as president of U.S. Pharmaceuticals on Monday by Jack Bailey, another GSK executive. GSK also discloses two other management changes affecting U.S. operations.

GSK Headquarters        GSK Headquarters

Updated February 17

GSK's Deirdre Connelly out as head of US operations

Deirdre Connelly, who oversees GlaxSmithKline's operations in the Triangle from her office in Philadelphia, is retiring and will be replaced by another GSK veteran exec. The changes are effective immediately.

Deirdre Connelly Deirdre Connelly

February 16

Report criticizes performance of state's jobs incentive program

Economic development A new analysis of one of the state's largest programs to entice job growth in North Carolina says a majority of those projects fail to deliver on promises of hiring, wages and investment.

February 13

Crowdfunding is part of economic development package from House lawmakers

N.C. flag   Crowdfunding legislation is one of three pillars contained in proposed legislation that will be introduced next week in the N.C. House, reports WRAL's Mark Binker.

February 12

Quintiles CFO warns: More restructuring - i.e. layoffs - coming

Quintiles' headquarters      Quintiles delivered a quarterly financial report Thursday that topped Wall Street expectations, but in a conference call Chief Financial Officer Kevin Gordon warned that "restructuring" is coming. This will be the third consecutive year that Quintiles has cut some jobs even as it looks to fill some 1,200 positions and increased its headcount by some 3,000 in 2014.

February 12

Chambers boasts Cisco cut 'more than 30% of our leaders' in layoffs, reorg

John Chambers  Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers is back in his bombastic, evangelistic war mood after the network giant's latest financials. And many of the victims were Cisco's own managers. "More than 30 percent of our leaders" were replaced in a recent reorganization - bloodbath? - he boasts. And 40 percent of all Cisco workers were put through a "realign." Reasons to boast?

Updated February 11

Will a robot take your job? Humans being replaced at faster pace

Robot Jobs ​Cheaper, better robots will replace human workers in the world's factories at a faster pace over the next decade, pushing manufacturing labor costs down 16 percent, a report Tuesday said.

February 10

Report: Clean energy sector adds 5,000 jobs; many firms hiring

Clean energy  Clean energy-related firms employ nearly 23,000 people across North Carolina and now represent nearly $5 billion a year in economic impact, according to an annual survey conducted by the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association. Plus, many firms are hiring.

Updated February 10

Premium Lock New report to show $14B jump in biotech impact on NC

Biotech To those doubters who question the value of the biotechnology industry to North Carolina's economy, a forthcoming report will show how misplaced such thinking is. We've got a sneak peek for our Insiders.

February 9

Facebook, LinkedIn team up to help draw more women to tech

​Facebook and LinkedIn want to boost dwindling numbers ofwomen studying engineering and computer science with a collaborative initiative announced Friday that they hope will eventually fill thousands of lucrative Silicon Valley jobs long dominated by men.

Supporting Tech Women Supporting Tech Women

January 30

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.

January 30

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.


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