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Posts tagged “New jobs”

Updated 2:33 p.m. Friday

Tech, law firms drive recent job growth, expansions in Raleigh

Jobs        Expansions by technology and law firms are driving job growth in Raleigh. Wake County Economic Development says seven expansions were announced in April. So far this year, Wake County says there have been 15 new and expansion announcements totaling 431 jobs and $19.5 million in investment.

Updated 2:09 p.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Exclusive: Development execs explain how Raleigh won Silicon Valley firm's expansion, jobs

WalkMe's decision to locate a regional operation in Raleigh, which could lead to hundreds of jobs, is a major economic win for Raleigh, Wake County and the Triangle. In these post-HB2 days, how did the victory come about - especially without the lure of tax incentives? WRAL TechWire gets the inside story from two of the economic development execs who helped secure the Silicon Valley startup's expansion.

Welcoming WalkMe to Raleigh Welcoming WalkMe to Raleigh

Updated 12:59 p.m. Wednesday

Silicon Valley software firm WalkMe plans to hire 'hundreds' in Raleigh

New jobs     WalkMe, a Silicon Valley-based software firm, has opened an office in Raleigh and plans to hire "hundreds" of people over the next several years. The firm already lists 11 open positions in Raleigh.

May 17

After evaluating HB2, drug maker going ahead with plans for $20M Durham County facility

House Bill 2 ‚ÄčA drug-maker that spent six weeks deciding whether to scrap plans for a new North Carolina factory after the state passed a law limiting some LBGT protections says it's going ahead.

April 27

Premium Lock Job hunting? 19 startups hiring in the Triangle

Help wanted      We're keeping an eye on cool career opportunities in the Triangle's startup community, and publishing them every so often on ExitEvent. Here's the latest monthly list of companies that need talent.

April 26

Premium Lock Generic drug maker to open R&D hub, create 275 jobs in Durham

Jobs        Aurobindo Pharma USA Inc. plans to invest $31.7 million in the operation, which will serve as the company's national headquarters for specialty pharmaceutical R&D.

Updated April 22

Premium Lock European bioinformatics firm expands to Durham

Genohm, a European-based bioinformatics firm, is expanding to Durham. And the company is hiring. It's based at The American Underground.

Genohm's SLims technology Genohm's SLims technology

Updated April 19

Premium Lock Honda Aero breaks ground for $21M engine plant expansion in Burlington

Honda Aero on Tuesday broke ground for a major expansion of its jet engine manufacturing capabilities in Burlington.

A rendering of Honda Aero's new facility A rendering of Honda Aero's new facility

March 23

Premium Lock RTP headlines: LexisNexis adding 150 jobs; Apple fights Valencell; startup Luxury Shoe Club kicks off

Triangle headlines In today's wrapup of Triangle headlines: LexisNexis is adding jobs at its offices in Raleigh; Apple files a counterclaim against Valencell in patent dispute; and startup Luxury Shoe Club prepares for kickoff.

Updated March 21

Premium Lock Twitter turns troubled 10; SCOTUS to hear Apple-Samsung case; Google boots Cuba Internet; FDA OKs anthrax drug; PayPal's 400 NC jobs

Bulldog In this afternoon's tech and life science news roundup: Twitter searches for answers to growth as it turns 10; the Supreme Court will hear the Apple-Samsung patent fight; Google boosting Internet in Cuba; the FDA approves an anthrax drug; and PayPal is coming to Charlotte.

March 16

Premium Lock New Jersey pharma firm picks RTP for $20M expansion

Braeburn Pharmaceuticals, a 4-year-old Princeton, N.J., company developing drugs with specialized delivery technologies to improve treatments for mental illness, pain and addiction, plans to invest nearly $20 million over five years to establish a manufacturing and R&D hub in Durham County that will create 52 new jobs.

A Braeburn implant A Braeburn implant

March 14

Premium Lock European CRO opens development facility in Durham

Almac Group, a global CRO based in Northern Ireland, has opened a new development facility for companion diagnostics in Durham. And the company will be adding jobs.

Almac comes to Durham Almac comes to Durham

March 10

Premium Lock Americans predict that robots will take majority of jobs by 2065

Pew Research on Workforce Automation A new research study from the Pew Research Center that charts public predictions on the future of workforce automation was released today. Nearly two-thirds of Americans expect that robots and computers will do much of the work currently done by humans.

Updated March 3

Premium Lock Execs turn sour on future of economy; optimism falls sharply

If you thought the economy has been turbulent in recent months, then fasten your seat belts. And if you are looking for a job, your chances of being hired are falling. In a new survey, hundreds of business executives turn even more bearish in their attitudes about expectations over the coming year.

AICPA index keeps falling AICPA index keeps falling

Updated February 25

Premium Lock Career concerned? Raleigh is a top 5 city in new report

The City of Raleigh ranks No. 5 among major metro areas in the U.S. in a new report ranking which cities are best for careers and where people might relocate in order to advance their careers.

Raleigh's growing skyline Raleigh's growing skyline

February 24

Premium Lock IT consulting firm CSpring expands to RTP, is hiring

CSPRING CSpring has only been in the Triangle market for two years but it is growing rapidly and is opening a new office in RTP. The information technology consulting firm is also hiring.

Updated February 19

Premium Lock What are 27 careers with highest projected employment growth? A graphical view

New jobs     Where will be the best and most readily available jobs in coming years? CareerTrends and Graphiq take a look at the 27 most promising, based on government data.

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

Premium Lock 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."

Pepper, the robot companion Pepper, the robot companion

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