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Posts tagged “New jobs”

February 4

Premium Lock 'State of Technology' report shows NC's numerous strengths, also weaknesses

Information Technology         North Carolina, the nation's ninth largest state, meets or tops that rank in six of 22 statistical categories for technology, according to a report from the North Carolina Technology Association. But there is plenty of room for improvement since in 10 categories the state ranks 21st or lower.

Updated February 2

Report: NC faces 'at least' 70% loss of jobs in 39 categories

Jobs        Automation threatens more than 700,00 jobs in North Carolina spread across 39 job categories, according to a recent NCSU study. Additional analysis shows that another 1 million jobs are threatened by off-shoring. To help document the threats posed, the Institute for Emerging Issues releases a new suite of tools called the "Future Work Disruption Index."

Updated February 1

Premium Lock How can cities best deal with rise of robot workers?

Four-in-10 of you working in Raleigh right now could lose your job to a robot. Yet a new study says Raleigh is well positioned as a job market where the rapidly approaching tsunami of robotic workers as replacements for humans sweeps worldwide compared to others. And Greensboro is among the most vulnerable. So what are cities supposed to do? Th e study's authors recommend ideas. It's time for "battle speed" to deal with the challenges of "Meet Robbie, my replacement."

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Updated January 26

Premium Lock Raleigh ranks 14th among top metros for STEM related jobs

STEM education news A new study ranks Raleigh No. 14 among the best and worst metro areas for jobs related to science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.

Updated January 26

Premium Lock Clean energy industry in NC adds 3K jobs, hits $7B in revenue

Jobs  Despite the expiration of North Carolina's renewable energy tax credit last year, the clean energy industry in the state experienced tremendous growth, with double-digit gains over 2014 in both jobs and revenue.

January 22

Mobile app developer WillowTree formally opens Durham office Jan. 26

WillowTree WillowTree, a mobile apps developer based in Charlottesville, Va., formally opens its Durham office on Jan. 26. The firm chose to lease space at the American Tobacco campus.

January 22

LexisNexis, which is looking to hire 60+ people, is also moving jobs to Raleigh

LexisNexis, which operates a large division for its Legal & Professional business group at N.C. State's Centennial Campus, is moving an undisclosed number of jobs to Raleigh from a campus near Dayton, Ohio. The company also lists some 50 open jobs at the Raleigh location.

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Updated January 7

Premium Lock Economist: Tech creates uncertainty about future jobs

Economists discuss N.C.'s future ​Unlike the gloomy forecasts of recent years, economists were bullish Wednesday on North Carolina's prospects for 2016. But in talking about the longer term, NCSU economist says "technology unemployment may be the issue of the future."

Updated December 29, 2015

Premium Lock Reviewing NC's top life science stories in 2015: The expansions

New jobs     North Carolina's life science community saw it all in 2015: billion-dollar deals, expansions, relocations, acquisitions, venture capital funding, an IPO, government grants, global accolades, a new pharmacy school and even two Nobel Prizes. Here's a look at the big expansions.

Updated December 25, 2015

Premium Lock Wells Fargo economists give thumbs up for Triangle economy in 2016

State of the economy   It's the season for economic forecasts of the New Year, and 2016 is looking pretty good for the Triangle, according to two economists at Wells Fargo. Look for "strong gains" with growth in tech and biotech leading the way.

Updated December 23, 2015

Premium Lock Oracle, which has major presence in RTP, picks Austin for new campus

Oracle Oracle, which has had a major presence in the Triangle since acquiring Tekelec since buying that company for $1 billion in 2013, is gearing up for a big expansion and hiring of more employees. A new campus also will be built in Austin, Texas.

December 17, 2015

Premium Lock Global Knowledge hires former Juniper exec as new CEO

Cary-based Global Knowledge, a provider of information technology training and other services for more than 250,000 people a year worldwide, has a new CEO: Former Juniper Networks executive Sean Dolan.

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December 17, 2015

Premium Lock AT&T looking to hire more than 80 technicians in Triangle

Help wanted sign        As AT&T continues to expand its GigaPower high-speed Internet and entertainment network across the Triangle, the communications giant needs workers. On Friday, AT&T is holding a job fair as it looks to fill more than 80 technician jobs.

Updated December 11, 2015

Premium Lock Surviving a 'Widow Maker,' starting a third life - and giving thanks

Heart research A personal blog from the editor: Three months ago, I should have died in my yard. That's what the health professionals keep telling me, anyway. Someone Else had other plans. How else can you explain escaping what one doctor told me was a "Widow Maker"? Today I am recovering, savoring my "third life," and I'm very thankful.

Updated December 11, 2015

Premium Lock Gearing up for RTP launch, Google Fiber is hiring

Google Fiber is looking to hire numerous people as it prepares to launch service in the Triangle area. It's also picked office locations in Durham, Raleigh and Chapel Hill. Just when service will be available is not yet known, but the job postings and office news are clear signs the countdown for delivery is well underway.

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Updated December 9, 2015

Premium Lock Hiring surge could drive jobless rate under 4% in 2016, Duke says

A surge in hiring could push the U.S. unemployment rate "below 4 percent," something not since 2000 as companies gear up for business growth in 2016, says Duke University in its latest economic forecast. There's good news for wages, too, with pay likely to grown nearly 3 percent.

December 8, 2015

Premium Lock North Carolina 2016 economic forecast projects 111,000 new jobs, 'stable' growth

State of the economy   In one of the most closely economic forecasts focusing on North Carolina, UNC Charlotte Economist John Connaughton foresees "modest growth" and a "stable new year" for 2016. A recent forecast for the national economy was not as optimistic.

Updated December 7, 2015

Premium Lock Global Knowledge looking for new CEO after replacing long-time leader

Cary-based Global Knowledge, a provider of information technology training and other services for more than 250,000 people a year worldwide, is looking for a permanent CEO after replacing long-time leader Brian Branson. Interim CEO Richard Pryor-Jones says the company is "very bullish" about the future and is recruiting new talent.

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Updated December 3, 2015

Premium Lock Executives gloomy about 2016 - but hiring plans remain strong

A closely watched business barometer report says corporate executives are heading into 2016 with a "Bah, humbug" gloomy attitude - the worst in three years. But there's good news from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants for job seekers: Many companies are still hiring and the outlook for layoffs appears low.

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November 19, 2015

Premium Lock Mobile app developer to expand in Durham

Mobile Apps A company that develops mobile applications plans to expand in Durham, creating at least 98 jobs in the next three years, officials said Thursday.

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