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