Posts tagged “Employment”

Updated December 20, 2016

Premium Lock Survey: Women, minority decision makers very rare in VC industry

Diversity  Despite all the calls in recent years for the tech industry to increase its diversity, a major player is lagging badly in representation by women and minorities: The venture capital industry. So says a new survey from the National Venture Capital Association.

December 19, 2016

Premium Lock Report: Lenovo slashes 4,200 of 5,000 workers in Brazil

Layoffs        Lenovo, which has made major efforts to drive PC sales in Brazil, is gutting its work force there in order to cut costs.

December 15, 2016

Premium Lock Citrix expandiing in Raleigh, adding 400 jobs

Citrix HQ in Raleih Citrix, which provides virtualization, mobility management, networking and cloud services to enable new ways to work, has expanded its ShareFile headquarters in Raleigh, creating 400 new jobs with a $5 million investment.

December 15, 2016

Premium Lock Report says: Tech a significant driver of US economy and creation of high paying jobs

As tech leaders met with President elect Donald Trump Wednesday, the Computer Technology Association released a report showing that the consumer tech industry is a significant driver of US economic activity and creation of American jobs.


December 14, 2016

Premium Lock Milken job growth report: Raleigh stable at sixth, Durham slides

Raleigh Raleigh repeats at sixth place and Durham falls 19 slots on latest Milken Institute report on the nation's Best Performing Cities in job growth.

December 1, 2016

Premium Lock Tech foundation: Saving Carrier jobs offers 'new approach' to economic growth

Jobs        Guest opinion: "Contrary to early reactions from the left and the right, the Carrier deal opens the door to a new approach to U.S. economic growth policy that is sorely needed," says Robert Atkinson, president of the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation.

December 1, 2016

Premium Lock Group aiming to create 20M jobs partners with NC COIN organization

Job development efforts, including a big emphasis on STEM training and employment, are getting a major boost in North Carolina. Greensboro-based North Carolina Center of Innovation Network is partnering with Jobenomics as part of a national effort to create 20 million jobs.

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November 30, 2016

Premium Lock Becton Dickinson confirms plant being shut in Creedmoor

Layoffs        Becton Dickinson on Tuesday confirmed that a manufacturing plant is being shut in Creedmoor.

Updated November 29, 2016

Premium Lock K4Connect is hiring, moves into bigger Raleigh HQ

K4Connect, the Raleigh-based startup seeking to link older adults and individuals living with disabilities through the latest in "smart technologies" into a single responsive system, is on a hiring binge as it moves into a new headquarters.

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Updated November 29, 2016

Premium Lock North Carolina scores poorly in national high-tech economy report

To use a sports analogy, North Carolina doesn't "hit its weight" when ranking the state's economic performance across a broad range of high-tech economy indicators. The nation's ninth largest state in terms of population, ranks in the top 10 only twice across 20 statistical categories cited in a new think-tank report.

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November 23, 2016

Premium Lock Winston-Salem plant to shut down; 123 workers losing jobs

Layoffs        Kaba Ilco Corp., a manufacturer and supplier of mechanical and electronic locking system solutions, hotel locks, access control systems and safe locks, says it will move most of its jobs to a Mexican operation.

Updated November 9, 2016

Premium Lock Former FCC exec: NC needs to loosen rules on local broadband

Broadband may have been the star of the WRAL Techwire Executive Exchange held Friday in Wilson, the first city in North Carolina with a city-owned broadband service, Greenlight. But with only a few days to go before the election, maybe it was inevitable that politics would make a surprise appearance.

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Updated November 4, 2016

Premium Lock Small business hiring down for fourth straight month

CBIZ_SBEI_2016-APR Small business hiring has declined for the fourth consecutive month and dipped even more than usual in October, according to the CBIZ Small Business Employment Index, a barometer for hiring trends that surveys labor data from over 4,000 companies employing 300 or fewer people.

Updated November 4, 2016

Premium Lock NetApp cuts 6% of work force, won't say how many layoffs to hit RTP

NetApp is laying off 650 workers but won't say how many cuts will be made in RTP. A company spokesperson says it won't meet job targets set when it committed to expansion in return for tax incentives.

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November 4, 2016

Premium Lock Charlotte pharmaceutical firm to lay off 282 in plant closing

Layoffs        Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Dublin-based Endo International, plans to lay off staff at a plant in Charlotte which is being shut down.

Updated November 3, 2016

Premium Lock Lenovo opens new sales center in Morrisville; hiring continues

Lenovo unveils its new North America Sales Center at its Morrisville corporate campus. And the tech giant is still hiring staff.

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November 3, 2016

Premium Lock How much are you worth? LinkedIn, Glassdoor offer new tools

​Money isn't everything, but it counts for a lot at work. That's why work-related websites like LinkedIn and Glassdoor are adding new online tools to help professionals understand their salary potential.

November 2, 2016

Premium Lock LendingTree to double in size, adding 314 jobs in Charlotte

Help wanted sign        LendingTree, a financial technology firm based in Charlotte since 1998, is doubling the size of its online financing unit with 314 new jobs and a $47 million investment planned over the next five years. The company could get some $10 million in tax incentives over five years.

October 31, 2016

Premium Lock Fast-growing staffing firm Select Group is hiring, opens office in Atlanta

The Select Group, a rapidly growing tech staffing services firm based in Raleigh that matches job candidates with clients, is looking to fill numerous jobs and is opening its 11th office in Atlanta. Here's a look at its 31 most recent job postings.

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