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Posts tagged “New jobs”

September 19

Is Charlotte really the Silicon Valley of the South?

Leaders from across the Queen City are gathering today for the Charlotte Chamber's "Technology Summit" at which it is sharing new jobs data that shows the region is "no doubt ... quickly making a name for itself."

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Updated September 18

Tech outsourcing firm HCL adding 1,237 jobs in Cary

HCL Technologies will add some 1,237 jobs at its operations in Cary after signing an agreement with the state of North Carolina to includes nearly $20 million in tax incentives and grant money.

Updated September 18

Federal government pouring $55M into 39 NC solar, renewable energy projects

North Carolina's solar and renewable power industry is getting a big boost from the federal government. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discloses support for 39 projects in the state worth more than $55 million during a visit to Bunn today. Meanwhile, President Obama in Washington is unveiling plans to train 50,000 vets for solar jobs.

September 15

AvidXchange to add 603 tech jobs in Charlotte

Information Technology    AvidXchange, a fast-growing provider of automated payment processes, plans to more than double the size of its work force, the company says. Gov. Pat McCrory announced the news and a state tax incentive worth more than $7.5 million if all the jobs promised are created.

September 12

NC high-tech job market stable; more openings expected this fall

The latest high-tech job openings report for North Carolina shows a slight gain in the daily average of vacant IT positions in August. But the better news is that the IT Job Trends report forecasts an expected improvement in hiring this fall.

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September 9

Amazon posts job openings for first N.C. distribution center

Amazon.com    Amazon is apparently planning to open a distribution center in Concord, N.C., based on job openings posted on its corporate website. The company has yet to confirm a decision, but media reports says a deal is near.

Updated September 5

Charles Hayes goes to Washington: What I learned at the White House

Charles Hayes, CEO of the Research Triangle Regional Partnership, recently went to the White House to participate in an economic development forum. WRAL TechWire asked Hayes to share with our readers just what he learned. And it was a lot.

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Updated September 4

RTI study: Facebook's data center delivers huge impact to NC

Facebook's massive data center in western N.C. hasn't delivered thousands of jobs on site, but it has provided a substantial boost to the state's economy of $680 million. Some 4,700 jobs were created. So says RTI International in a new report.

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Updated September 3

Xellia Pharma commits to $100M investment, 40 new jobs in Raleigh

Jobs  Lured in part by property tax incentives from the City of Raleigh, Xellia Pharmaceuticals will invest $100 million in the expansion of its manufacturing plant and create 40 new full-time jobs.

Updated August 25

Premium Lock Inside Iron Yard Durham's 'Code School:' Who's hiring?

So the question I wanted answered about the Iron Yard coding school, which held its first graduation and demo day on Friday at the Full Frame Theater in the American Tobacco campus in Durham, was this: Would any local company actually hire one of the graduates? Would the graduates be more suitable for startups or larger companies or both? And could they make an impact right away or would they be more like project hires, with a bunch of upside at a lower price?

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Updated August 25

Premium Lock Inside 'Code School:' Graduating into a jobs market

Students pay some $10,000 for an intense 12-week course in learning and writing code. They are basically guaranteed jobs within six months of graduation. But two of the first class in Durham had secured jobs even before graduation. WRAL TechWire's Jason Parker reports from graduation day.

An elated Festiv.it team at "Demo Day" An elated Festiv.it team at "Demo Day"

Updated August 25

Going inside Iron Yard Durham 'Code School' Demo Day

Iron Yard Durham graduated its first "Code School" graduates on Friday at a special "Demo Day." And WRAL TechWire was there. Insiders Jason Parker and Joe Procopio provide in-depth coverage and analysis of the event. Their stories are now available for Insider subscribers.

It's celebration time at "Code School." It's celebration time at "Code School."

Updated August 21

Premium Lock Prediction: Failure to pass crowdfunding, other economic development bills will hurt N.C.

NC JOBS Act   North Carolina had a chance to establish itself as a leader in the emerging trend of crowdfunding for startup businesses. The state also could have had more money to invest in economic development. But the General Assembly failed to pass the bills. And don't be surprised if our state suffers.

August 20

Premium Lock Inside Inc. 5000: Two Toasters' mobile apps deliver 579% growth

Founded in 2008, Durham-based Two Toasters has turned an app development niche into a booming business. The bootstrapped startup ranks No. 787 on the latest Inc. 5000 list with revenue surging 579 percent over the past three years. In an exclusive Insider interview, CEO Rachit Shukla explains why Two Toasters is so hot.

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Updated August 20

Premium Lock Cisco's COO: Big layoffs 'just the wrong way to do it'

A blogger about Cisco obtained access to internal video and audio recordings of company execs discussing the tech giant's new layoff round that will affect some 6,000 workers. Business Insider published some of the information, including an interesting remark from Chief Operating Officer Gary Moore. Plus, a new report shows one reason why Cisco is facing challenges: Its router market share has plunged.

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August 15

Premium Lock Inside Windsor Circle's new round: Why Comcast as investor, how Steve Case helps, new jobs, expansion

Ecommerce startup Windsor Circle went national in searching for new venture capital. Why? And how is AOL founder Steve Case helping as an investor? How does the Durham firm plan to spend its new cash, and are new offices on the horizon? CEO Matt Williamson goes on the record for WRAL TechWire Insiders.

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August 14

Premium Lock High-tech job openings in N.C. fall 5.5% in July

The daily average of information technology job openings advertised across N.C. fell 5.5 percent in July from June, but the new IT Job Trends report from the N.C. Technology Association says the employment picture is better than the statistics indicate.

Tracking IT job openings in N.C. Tracking IT job openings in N.C.

August 4

Premium Lock Crowdfunding bill on ropes but backers refuse to give up

The N.C. House and Senate meet again this week to try to wrap up businesses, and a bill that contains crowdfunding as well as economic development legislation remains in limbo. Backers are calling for crowdfunding to be voted on separately by the Senate but it's "hard to say" if the politicians will go along.

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Updated July 29

Premium Lock Vivek Wadhwa: We're heading into a jobless future, no matter what the government does

Within two decades, we will have almost unlimited energy, food, and clean water; advances in medicine will allow us to live longer and healthier lives; robots will drive our cars, manufacture our goods, and do our chores. The catch? There won't be much work for human beings, writes former Triangle entrepreneur turned academic and author Vivek Wadhwa.

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July 28

Premium Lock N.C. Senate hopes to drive more rural job growth with new Job Catalyst Fund

The state Senate last week passed legislation that includes the launch of a "Job Catalyst Fund," which could be used by the N.C. Department of Commerce as a recruiting tool. No funding is specified, but the bill is geared toward large manufacturing projects that would be built in economically "distressed" counties.

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