Posts tagged “Employment”

February 13, 2008

Premium Lock As Microsoft Gears Up for Yahoo! Fight, Bill Gates Quits Facebook

VC VentureBeat: Microsoft gearing up for proxy battle, wiretapping, click-through study and more.

Updated February 5, 2008

Premium Lock Wake Tech Names Director for Entrepreneurship

Fred Gebarowski Fred Gebarowski, a veteran executive, also will lead course designed by Kauffman Institute and Cisco Learning Institute.

Updated February 4, 2008

Premium Lock Big Blue Hands 700 ‘Fresher’ Indian Engineers Pink Slips

IBM's 'fresher' site in India. Performance on aptitude tests leads to dismissals, reports The Economic Times of India. IBM has been growing its workforce in India rapidly over past two years.

Tags: Layoffs, IBM, India
February 4, 2008

Premium Lock India’s High-Tech Workers Now Experiencing Dark Side of Tech

IBM From boom to hard times for India’s high-tech sector? If so, Indian workers will soon know what so many thousands of Americans and Europeans have felt like as they have been fired and their jobs shipped elsewhere.

Updated January 28, 2008

Premium Lock Hospitality Training Takes on Virtual Feel at Hilton

A sample of Virtual Heroes 3D imaging. RTP-based Virtual Heroes trains hotel chain’s employees with ‘Ultimate Team Play’ interactive game.

Updated January 24, 2008

Premium Lock Selling a Winner: Product is not Enough for Success

Bill Warner The Angel Connection: Investors want to put money into firms that have a plan for sales and knowledge of right channels to use.

January 17, 2008

Premium Lock High-Tech Hiring: Youth Matters

Vivek Wadhwa In IT engineering, young hires tend to be more energetic and up to date. Older workers need to keep skills fresh, or aim for management posts.

January 15, 2008

Premium Lock Review: Eee Laptop PC Shreds the Rules

Two-pound notebook offers many features for tech-savvy travelers. It’s also cheap – and practical.

Updated January 11, 2008

Premium Lock Looking for Investors? Then Be Unwaveringly Focused on Your Core Business.

Bill Warner The Angel Connection: If you are not clear about how your product or service is marketed and sold, the prospects of getting the support you need is zero.

Updated January 8, 2008

Premium Lock Gearing Up for Growth: Lands Motricity’s CFO

Matthew Petzold Matthew Petzold, who helped mobile content services firm raise more than $100M in capital, takes similar financial post with fast-growing communications company.

Updated December 17, 2007

Premium Lock Lenovo Breaks Ground to Deepen Footprint in Triangle

Lenovo's HQ PC manufacturer breaks ground for third office building on campus in Morrisville. Campus totals $100 million in investment.

Updated December 14, 2007

Premium Lock Cary Silicon Chip Facility Could Gain Jobs, Lose Some in Consolidation

 Qimonda, which is based in Germany, is closing plant in Vermont. Some workers in Cary could be displaced through consolidation, spokesperson says.

Tags: Layoffs
Updated December 12, 2007

Premium Lock Help Wanted: Many RTP Employers Are Still Looking to Hire

Tech workers needed in RTP. Demand for ‘knowledge workers’ makes Triangle/Durham job market one of nation’s hottest, Manpower survey says. But Raleigh, statewide market cool a bit.

Updated December 7, 2007

Premium Lock Glaxo’s Top RTP Executive Chooses to Stay with Company

gsk Chris Viehbacher, who was passed over in race to be firm’s next CEO, gets board seat. Other passed-over exec will leave pharmaceutical giant.

Updated December 5, 2007

Premium Lock Bah, Humbug: Chief Financial Officers Give Collective Thumbs Down to Economy

economic news In new survey from Duke and CFO Magazine, executives say economic outlook is bleak. However, most don’t expect a recession.

Updated December 3, 2007

Premium Lock Passed-Over GSK Execs Offered $2M to Stay, Reports Say

GlaxoSmithKline Two company presidents who lost out in bid for CEO job also could land board posts. Bid to keep execs comes as GSK battles more bad news about diabetes drug Avandia, launches restructuring and layoffs.

Updated November 29, 2007

Premium Lock GlaxoSmithKline Begins Layoffs in Triangle Workforce

GSK Cutbacks are part of $1.4B cost-cutting plan. Meanwhile, FDA may require tougher warning on asthma drug made in Zebulon.

Updated November 28, 2007

Premium Lock Smithfield Herald to Shift Printing Operations to News & Observer

McClatchy Twice-weekly newspaper has circulation of 15,000 in Johnston County. It is owned by N&O. Both are part of McClatchy newspaper chain.

Tags: Layoffs
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