Posts tagged “Employment”

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: Bandwidth.com 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
November 28, 2007

Premium Lock Has Nortel Turned the Corner?

Mike Zafirovski A profitable third quarter has Mike Zafirovski talking optimistically about future. Some analysts agree that better days could be ahead.

Updated November 23, 2007

Premium Lock A One-Horse Race: N.C.’s Reliance on Economic Incentives

RTP Product Guild RTP Product Pipeline: Survey shows support for incentive programs to lure business. But what about an alternative?

Tags: Layoffs, SAS
Updated November 19, 2007

Premium Lock Shooting for Jobs: Triangle Fair Matches Prospects, Growing Video Game Companies

Attendees check out "Guitar Heroes" Emergent, Icarus, Red Storm, Funcom, Destineer, Vicious Cycle, Themis Group are in hiring mode as region’s game sector continues growth.

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