Posts tagged “Employment”

Updated March 6, 2007

Premium Lock Accenture, SAS To Expand Partnership in Global Business Intelligence Sales Drive

Accenture to push SAS business intelligence wares. (SAS photo) Pointing out that SAS is ‘an increasingly important player,’ Accenture says it will establish a ‘significant’ SAS practice to help drive sales. SAS, meanwhile, is ‘mobilizing entire company’ to support new effort.

March 5, 2007

Premium Lock Red Hat Launches Expansion Effort in Mexico

red hat Linux software developer and services provider opens office in Mexico City, expects rapid growth.

Updated March 2, 2007

Premium Lock Nortel CEO Stands by Top RTP Executive Following ‘Vigorous Review’

Joel Hackney (Nortel photo) Joel Hackney recently admitted guilt in plea agreement following a road rage incident involving female UNC student last fall. Nortel also discloses another review of financial earnings.

February 26, 2007

Premium Lock Tough Transition: From Technical Expert to Successful Entrepreneur

CED Entrepreneurial Spirit: Technical skills and a great idea aren’t enough to ensure success. Business and people skills are essential, too.

February 19, 2007

Premium Lock Lenovo Raids Dell – Again – for a Top Executive

Lenovo raids Dell once more Yolanda Conyers, who ran worldwide procurement for Dell, joins Lenovo as VP for cultural integration and diversity.

February 16, 2007

Premium Lock Quintiles Exec, a Martin County Native, Helps Home Town Land New Center

Quintiles International contract research organization’s new data processing facility in Williamston has a very local connection. Center will create 60 jobs.

Updated February 7, 2007

Premium Lock Nortel to Cut More Than 10 Percent of Workers

Nortel logo Some 3,900 people will lose jobs. Of those positions, 1,000 will be transferred to 'lower-cost' locations. Stock jumps 9% on news.

Updated February 7, 2007

Premium Lock Neal Hunter’s New Startup Hopes To Light Up International Home Show

LLF logo LED Lighting Fixtures unveils its first product at event in Florida. The fixture will include light emitting diodes from Cree.

February 6, 2007

Premium Lock Trimeris Reports 20% Growth in Global Sales of HIV Drug

Trimeris Fourth quarter revenues jump $10 million from previous three months. Company forecasts ‘modest’ growth in 2007.

Updated February 2, 2007

Premium Lock Red Hat Creates President Post for Asia Pacific Operations

Red Hat Former EMC, SAP, Deloitte veteran Gery Messer to lead Linux software developer’s Far East efforts.

February 1, 2007

Premium Lock Lenovo's 'Innovation Triangle' Includes Raleigh, CEO Tells Raleigh Audience

William Amelio during brief interview with WRAL Local Tech Wire. In speech at Emerging Issues Forum, William Amelio lauds Research Triangle for its knowledgeable workforce. However, he says Lenovo's presence can’t be taken for granted and says a well-educated workforce in future is essential.

January 30, 2007

Premium Lock Majority of Execs Plan To Increase Headcount in ’07, Survey Finds

economic growth New Grant Thornton report says many leaders are cool about growth prospects for overall economy, but most still expect growth for their own firms.

Updated January 19, 2007

Premium Lock Google Picks N.C. for $600 Million Data Center, Up to 210 Jobs

Google picks N.C. A site in Lenoir is expected to produce a $37 million increase in state revenues over 12 years.

Updated January 4, 2007

Premium Lock You Decide: What Should We Wish for North Carolina's Economy?

Mike Walden Looking ahead to 2007, NCSU economist cites his three wishes, including N.C. remaining a destination for job growth.

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