Posts tagged “Employment”

Updated September 9, 2008

Premium Lock GSK's top Triangle executive could join French drug rival

 Chris Viehbacher, who was passed over for company’s CEO job, quits board and will leave drug giant Dec. 1. Wall Street Journal reports Viehbacher will become top exec at French firm Sanofi-Aventis.

Updated September 9, 2008

Premium Lock GSK’s top Triangle executive could join French drug rival

Chris Viebacher Chris Viehbacher, who was passed over for company’s CEO job, quits board and will leave drug giant Dec. 1. Wall Street Journal reports Viehbacher will become top exec at French firm Sanofi-Aventis.

August 27, 2008

Premium Lock Looking for resume enhancer? Check out Zapoint

Zapoint Massachusetts-based startup provides users with a ‘lifechart’ to help bolster job seekers’ qualifications.

Updated August 26, 2008

Premium Lock Secret sauce at Inc 500 star It’s a matter of faith

A package of offerings at Henry Kaestner and David Morken, the co-founders of, offer an unexpected, succinct but powerful answer – especially when it comes to life’s bottom line, not just dollars and cents. “We’ve been very blessed by God,” Kaestner says.

Updated August 25, 2008

Premium Lock What’s future hold for Epic Games? Not publishing, president says

Mike Capps ‘This whole making games thing is going well for us, so we’re going to stick with that for now,’ Mike Capps explains. Fresh off new deal with EA, Cary company will stick to its knitting – producing action thrillers.

Updated August 19, 2008

Premium Lock Pessimism deepens in AICPA-UNC economic survey

AICPA The U.S. economy has already entered a recession and the outlook remains negative, according to a majority of chief financial officers and senior-level executive CPAs surveyed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Updated August 15, 2008

Premium Lock Report: RTP startup InnerPulse pulls plug on CEO, 17 other jobs

InnerPulse Medical device firm had planned to begin selling implantable defibrillator in Europe this year. It has raised $85 million in venture financing.

Updated August 12, 2008

Premium Lock Cree's growing LED sales light up earnings, revenues

LED street lights powered by Cree Durham-based firm reports record revenues for fiscal year ending 2008. Profits top Street estimates. Cree also forecasts revenues that top expectations for current quarter.

Updated August 8, 2008

Premium Lock Getting to ‘next level’ – Some advice from veteran Triangle entrepreneur

Al Childers Al Childers, a co-founder of Magellan Labs, will share his insight at 'Executives Edge' event next week.

August 5, 2008

Premium Lock MoneyBackJobs: A site that thinks job applicants deserve more cash

 VentureBeat: Job seekers accepting a position through MoneyBackJobs will receive a bonus of at least 5 percent of their starting salary. Basically, it’s a guaranteed signing bonus.

Updated July 30, 2008

Premium Lock Orient express for N.C., U.S. jobs – China is reaping benefits of trade war

China trade Five years ago today, textile giant Pillowtex shut down 16 plants and laid off 7,650 workers. Of those, 4,800 worked at the massive Pillowtex complex in the heart of downtown Kannapolis. To this day, the Kannapolis catastrophe ranks as the largest single layoff in state history. Many textile jobs have ended up in China.

July 30, 2008

Premium Lock N.C. has lost nearly 80,000 jobs to China since 2001, report says

NC Sales Tax NCSU economist says China trade has produced some benefits. However, he warns that training is essential for displaced workers.

Updated July 25, 2008

Premium Lock The art of war – Gears’ top designer revels in horde feature, other tools of doom

Surrounded in Gears of War 2. Cliff Bleszinski, design director at Epic Games, says ‘robust’ improvements will make Gears of War sequel’s multiplayer feature ‘a lot of fun.’ Then there’s the breaking neck feature …

July 25, 2008

Premium Lock Consultant warns N.C. Research Campus neighbors: Get an education, get a job!

Research Campus' main building. N.C. Campus being built by billionaire David Murdock on the site of a mammoth Pillowtex textile plant in Kannapolis is going to create thousands of jobs but those two counties may not have enough educated workers to fill the positions.

Updated July 25, 2008

Premium Lock GlaxoSmithKline cuts 10% of Zebulon work force

GSK Elimination of 90 jobs brings the total employed at the production plant to fewer than 900. A year ago, the facility employed 1,350.

Updated July 18, 2008

Premium Lock Wake up and smell the latte – in Beijing! Bye, bye more American jobs.

Starbucks Twelve thousand Americans will soon be out of work as the Starbucks outlets close. Meanwhile, Starbucks is following the yellow brick road of dollar$ and Chinese yuan to the Middle Kingdom, just as most other American companies are in pursuit of profits.

Updated July 14, 2008

Premium Lock 'Gears of War' sequel to hit store shells Nov. 7

  Epic Games, Microsoft show off some of gears’ new features at E3 show. One reviewer calls '2' preview 'absolutely gorgeous.'

Updated July 10, 2008

Premium Lock Eaton to take over abandoned Flextronics plant in Youngsville

Eaton International manufacturing firm plans to transfer 100 people who will make electrical products at Franklin County facility. Some new jobs could be created, company says.

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