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Posts tagged “Employment”

Updated 3:08 p.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Durham-based RevBoss launches first SaaS product

Durham-based RevBoss, founded as a consulting company in 2014, has launched its first product -software as a service that allows B2B firms to push a button and get a sales pipeline.

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6:54 a.m. yesterday

Cybersecurity talent shortage leads to damaging breaches, report says

Intel A new report by Intel Security and CSIS reveals a current cybersecurity talent crisis in the U.S., U.K., Australia, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, and Mexico. The report says the shortage is responsible for significant damages from security breaches.

Updated 10:19 a.m. Tuesday

Raleigh Sharefile founder attacks HB2 at DNC

Jesse Lipson Raleigh entrepreneur Jesse Lipson, founder of Sharefile, which sold to Citrix, spoke at the Democratic National Convention Monday night and attacked NC HB2, the so-called "bathroom bill," saying, "Nothing scares away investment like hate."

July 22

Durham makes another top 10 list of best places to live and work

A salute to Durham In the latest of a string of kudos, Durham made the Career Cast.com list of the top 10 best places to live and work.

Updated July 15

Premium Lock Charlotte economic plan could be a blueprint for the Triangle

RTRP   The departure of three top executives at the Research Triangle Regional Partnership triggered a delay in a new strategic plan for the region. What it will look like exactly is unknown as development continues. But a new plan unveiled this week in Charlotte could be a preview for what to expect in the Triangle, especially given the partners involved and the similar strengths of both regions.

Updated July 15

Premium Lock Cree including huge building as part of Infineon-Wolfspeed deal

Cree is selling a building at the end of its Silicon Drive campus in Durham as part of its $850 million cash sale of its Wolfspeed Power and RF division to Infineon Technologies, the company disclosed at a press conference Thursday morning.

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Updated July 13

CNBC: NC ranks No. 5 as state for business but HB2 hurts

Teachers fear loss of federal funding over HB2 lawsuit North Carolina jumps four spots to rank fifth in "America's Top States for Business" survey from CNBC. The state scores best in access to capital along with technology and innovation. However, "HB2" drives down "quality of life" rating, CNBC says. But the governor's office notes N.C. actually imrpoved its ranking in that category.

July 12

Online learning firm Relias to add 450 jobs in Cary + Watch video overview

An online learning company said Tuesday it will expand its Cary operation, creating 450 jobs over the next five years.

July 8

Red Hat, Cisco, IBM among 68 businesses filing brief opposed to HB2

House Bill 2 ‚ÄčA group of 68 businesses that includes consumer giants like Apple have signed onto an amicus brief supporting the federal government's efforts to have House Bill 2 declared unconstitutional.

July 8

Economist: North Carolina is 'ground zero' for economic changes

Mike Walden Analysis: The on-going transformation occurring in the economy is bringing more negative side effects to our state than to the nation. Stated another, North Carolina can be viewed as "ground zero" for the seismic shifts that are happening in the economy.

Updated July 5

Chapel Hill startup aims to disrupt job board sector + video

With paying customers on board and having received a warm reception from recruiters, LineHire plans marketing push, fundraise for 2016. Plus: Watch an introductory video.

Updated July 5

More IBM mass layoffs coming - This time to the Netherlands in a first

IBM layoffs     In a leaked document, executives at IBM Netherlands describe how "Resource Balancing 2016" i.e. job cuts - are hitting that business group for the first time. The resource action, as IBM calls layoffs,could affect "several hundreds," a source tells Watching IBM at Facebook.

Updated July 5

Premium Lock Triangle startups, emerging firms raise $30+ million in June

Golden egg hunt for investors  Triangle and emerging companies in the Triangle raised more than $30 million in a variety of financings, from equity to debt, according to a review of securities filings. Other companies around the state raised a similar total.

June 29

Biden cancer drug threat; Windows 10 update; Dow job cuts; top China net exec is out

Bulldog In today's wrapup of technology and life science news: Vice President Joe Biden threatens drug makers over trial information; Windows 10 gets an update; Dow Chemical to cut N.C. jobs; and China's top Internet regulator is replaced.

June 29

Want to be a programmer? Facebook offers TechPrep workshop in Durham

Facebook is bringing its "TechPrep" initiative to Durham for a workshop. The program aims to encourage more children to become interested in computer science.

June 28

Premium Lock Wake Tech lands $3.9M grant to train 450 for cybersecurity jobs

Wake Tech Wake Tech, along with support from Wake County Economic Development and the Capital Area Workforce Development Board, plan to launch a program for "at least" 450 people to train for jobs in cybersecurity after winning a $3.9 million federal grant.

Updated June 27

Premium Lock CRO Veristat to open Triangle office, is already hiring

New jobs     Veristat, a contract research organization that works with life science companies, plans to open an office in the Triangle area later this year. Some positions are already being filled.

Updated June 22

Premium Lock New NCSU-led hub to focus on worker skills, tech adoption costs

A new federally backed high-tech hub to be hosted at N.C. State will have a mission of addressing worker skills as well as adoption costs for new technology. The Obama Administration named NCSU as the host of a southeast hub for the new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute.

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June 20

Premium Lock Industry group hails new solar manufacturing jobs

Solar energy      An India-based company's decision to build a solar panel manufacturing facility in Halifax is good news for North Carolina's clean industry sector, says the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association.

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