Posts tagged “Employment”

July 3

Premium Lock Joe Magno: Leadership and diamonds - the four C's of quality

Joe Magno Finding and choosing good leaders for any business or organization, like searching for a diamond, can be a challenge, especially today. Applying the 4 "C's" of leadership could help, says Joe Magno, executive director of NC COIN.

June 30

Want a job as writer? Journalist? Check out 24 hot openings in RTP

Help wanted sign        So another job opening shows up in The Skinny's LinkedIn feed like the one reported on earlier this week - content managers at IBM. After a quick peek, LinkedIn caught the look and late Thursday sent a list of jobs that fit the journalist/writer profile. And there are some really good jobs available right here in RTP.

June 29

Premium Lock Want apps development job? Here are 3 hot categories

Help wanted         Where are the open jobs in app development? Silicon Valley-based StackShare identifies thousands of openings in DevOps, Database and App Hosting Tools. We've got the lists.

June 29

Survey: Execs report rising risks but less-than-robust efforts to respond

Closing a deal  A global survey of executives finds that most view the world as increasingly risky, with many reporting a "significant operational surprise" over the past five years. However, the majority of executives also report that their organizations are not developing more robust risk management processes.

June 28

Premium Lock Samsung picks South Carolina for $380M advanced manufacturing plant, 954 jobs

Samsung Samsung says it will invest $380 million to build a new advanced manufacturing plant in South Carolina that will employ more than 950 people.

June 28

Raleigh Chamber promotes from within to fill economic development post

Michael Haley A familiar face is taking over as the leader of economic development at the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce.

June 28

Jim Roberts: It's time to salute NC vets as entrepreneurs

Everywhere you look these days, a military veteran is also an entrepreneur creating jobs for other veterans in North Carolina. And an upcoming event will highlight what all is happening.

Updated June 27

SAS, Raleigh's Kimley-Horn crack Fortune top 10 for millennials' work place list

SAS logo   SAS and Raleigh-based Kimley-Horn, which regularly rank among best-places-to-work lists, are both in the top 10 of the new "100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" list.

June 27

Premium Lock Report: Millennials will be loyal to companies with 'high-trust culture'

Jobs        Great Place to Work report says millennials will be loyal to their employers IF the companies provide a "high-trust culture." Many want that kind of environment vs. no dress codes or other benefits.Looking for local examples? Two Triangle firms - SAS and Kimley-Horn made the top 10 list of companies deemed best for millennials.

Updated June 27

Premium Lock Want job at IBM? Big Blue is looking for 'content directors'

IBM Watson avatar     Looking for a job? Want to work for IBM? A very intriguing job posting recently showed up for a position at Big Blue in Research Triangle Park and in Raleigh: A "content director." Here's a look.

June 26

Premium Lock Insomniac Games exec to grads: Don't get discouraged - 'just keep doing the work'

"Art school gave you a great overview, a place to try things. But it is perfectly normal to spend some time honing your craft and looking around before you start your dream job," Chad Dezern of Insomniac Games tells Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham graduates. "The important thing is to know that, and not get discouraged--just keep doing the work." Here is his complete graduation speech.

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June 26

Premium Lock Vance-Granville CC lands $31M Siemens software grant

Computer coding In what's called the largest grant ever made to the college, Vance-Granville Community College has received a $31 million software grant from Siemens PLM Software.

June 26

Premium Lock Foxconn in NC? Scuttlebutt grows about 8,600 job project; Michigan after it, too

Initial wire service reports last Thursday out of Taiwan did not include North Carolina on a list of states under consideration for a huge $10 billion plant investment by Foxconn, a builder of iPhones and other tech products. But a later report did - and now Raleigh is buzzing about the project. Other states want it, too, including Michigan whose governor wants a big incentive package ready to offer the China-based tech giant.

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June 23

Premium Lock Joe Magno: Inside the changing work environment for engineers

Joe Magno The number of engineering students graduating from North Carolina's universities is continuing to grow and the work environment that those engineers will enter continues to change and evolve. Joe Magno of NC COIN takes a look at the report.

June 23

Premium Lock Mike Walden: Can pro sports spur economic development?

Mike Walden A pro sports team and its complementary playing facility is not necessarily a "home run", "slam dunk", "touchdown" or "shot-on-goal" for economic development. When public money is involved several hard questions must be considered and addressed, and lessons should be learned from the experiences of other cities and regions.

June 22

Premium Lock Who will Uber hire as CEO? Sheryl Sandberg not interested

Uber Uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a new corporate culture and lead a successful IPO. But at least two prominent female executives have already taken their names out of the running: Facebook's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and Arianna Huffington, a current member of Uber's board.

June 20

Premium Lock Laura Baverman: CloudFactory a growing case study in doing good, making money

With 2,500 workers in the developing world, venture capital funding and a growing base of customers, this Durham startup is proving it can make money and do good.

Updated June 20

Premium Lock Trump asks tech CEOs for help in modernizing government

The White House Apple CEO Tim Cook and Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google parent company Alphabet, were among those attending an afternoon of working groups on issues like technology infrastructure, cybersecurity and visas for foreign workers.

June 19

Premium Lock Duke Energy picks Alamance, Chatham, Cumberland, Franklin, Johnston sites for economic development program

Duke Energy Sites in Alamance, Chatham, Cumberland, Franklin and Johnston counties are among six as selected for Duke Energy's economic development program known as "Site readiness."

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