Posts tagged “Employment”

Updated June 21, 2007

Premium Lock Glamour Shot Incentives

John Locke Foundation New study raises questions about economic development incentives. New study shows local incentive deals are most often done in economically healthy communities, not the needy ones.

June 20, 2007

Premium Lock Report: N.C. Department of Revenue Chief Could Be Next Biotech Center CEO

Norris Tolson Norris Tolson, who is also vice chair of the Biotech Center’s board, would replace Leslie Alexandre. She resigned earlier this year.

Updated June 13, 2007

Premium Lock Lenovo in Talks to Build $10M Distribution Facility in Triad

Lenovo could expand to Triad PC manufacturer is seeking $154,000 in local incentives for plant. Some 45-60 jobs would be created. Wake County, other states also being considered.

Updated May 30, 2007

Premium Lock More Cuts: IBM Lays Off 1,570 People, Including Scores in RTP

 More than 3,000 employees have lost jobs in May. Union expects many more in coming months even as Big Blue hires thousands overseas.

May 29, 2007

Premium Lock Airband Lands $12.5M in New Financing, to Expand Coverage in N.C.

 Provider of wireless broadband, other services to businesses will add staff. Company purchased assets from Windchannel last year.

Updated May 22, 2007

Premium Lock Rashid Khan Steps Aside as CEO at Ultimus as Part of Plan to Grow Company

Rashid Khan (Ultimus photo) One of Triangle’s best known entrepreneurs remains at software firm he co-founded 12 years ago in technical, strategy role. New CEO Richard Davis is veteran of high-tech industry. CFO is also replaced.

May 18, 2007

Premium Lock Intersouth Invests Again in Maryland Software Firm

Intersouth Flatburger, a developer of software that links buyers, sellers, raises $5M inn A round, hires CTO.

May 17, 2007

Premium Lock Misys Healthcare Names Medical Director

Misys healthcare Jacob Reider, a physician in New York, is also an associate editor for daily medical news update from New England Journal of Medicine.

Updated May 16, 2007

Premium Lock Tools Are Required, but Capability Is Imperative

FOCUS Resources Having the right tools is important. Being able to maximize the return on any tools a business has is imperative.

Updated May 15, 2007

Premium Lock IBM Union Calls for 15-Minute Job Protest on Tuesday

 Update: Alliance@IBM wants workers to take a break, not answer phones or instant messages, as a protest against layoffs. IBM recently laid off more than 1,300 workers. Union, PBS blogger say Big Blue plans many more cuts.

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