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The average number of advertised information technology jobs across North Carolina fell slightly in November from October. But look at the good news: The daily average is higher than in the same month each of the previous two years.
If you caught one of the articles last week summarizing the American Underground's annual report of the state of startup as it exists within their universe, you likely got the notion that all is well for entrepreneurs here in the Triangle. If you actually read the report, a breezy, taut, and quite informative infographic covering everything from dollars raised to pizza consumed, you definitely felt better about where we're headed as a startup region. But is that the entire story? WRAL TechWire Insider columnist and entrepreneur Joe Procopio offers his own analysis exclusively for our subscribers.
The "Help Wanted" sign is up at rapidly growing AvidXchange in Charlotte. Why? "We're changing the way business is being run, helping companies migrate from paper to electronic processing and saving them a lot of money as a result," its CEO tells WRAL TechWire in an exclusive interview for our Insider subscribers.
AvidXchange is growing fast and is hiring with hundreds of jobs to be added over the next three years. Here's a look in what areas the company is hiring right now. And you don't necessarily have to live in Charlotte.
According to data compiled in a report, The American Underground says companies based at its locations in Durham and Raleigh created some 323 jobs and spent $674,700 at local businesses. Clients based in the Triangle also raised more than $20 million in funding.
The return of jobs in North Carolina is something to cheer about. But this achievement should not be interpreted as meaning there are no issues in the job market. There are issues, and they are centered on three areas: pay, missing rungs in the income ladder and technological unemployment.
MetLife, the world's largest life insurance company which already is adding workers in Cary and Charlotte, could be sending more employees to North Carolina from New York, according to The New York Post.
Agrochemical giant Syngenta, which has been aggressively growing its corporate presence in Research Triangle Park, will cut as many as 1,800 jobs, its chief executive officer announced Monday.
Avalara, a venture capital-backed company focused on providing sales tax compliance solutions, is opening a new office in Durham and expanding its Triangle headcount by some 80 jobs. A local office will be moved to Durham from Raleigh.
Good news for information technology job seekers: The daily average of advertised job listings across North Carolina surged 6 percent in October to 3,780. Leading the way is a big demand for systems and engineering support.
Information technology services and consulting firm says it will add 500 jobs in Charlotte at a new service center by 2018. North Carolina commits some $5 million in tax incentives if job commitments are met.
Republicans may have won on a vast scale nationally in elections last week but a local loss in the Triangle has cost backers of crowdfunding legislation in North Carolina a key ally. However, supporters of the NC JOBS Act plan to keep pushing.
Quintiles, Metabolon CEOs headline CED biotech conference; diversity in emojis?; AT&T hiring in Triangle; AT&T's big buy; YouTube amends copyright
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: The CEO of Quintiles along with the CEO of Metabolon headline the CED's biotech conference; Those emojis you like to use may soon come in colors; AT&T is hiring in Raleigh; AT&T making a big buy in Mexico; and YouTube amends copyright form.
North Carolina's newly minted public-private partnership set up to create jobs across the state revealed its five major donors last week, among them Duke Energy and software firm Red Hat as well as Lenovo, the world's No. 1 PC manufacturer. In all, the group has raised $440,000 - $190,000 more than required by law authorizing the organization.
A small start-up company said Monday it would create hundreds of jobs when it moves into a massive, former Philip Morris USA cigarette plant to build batteries that it says will help power companies save energy and work more efficiently.
Big names, like Allscripts and DeutscheBank Global Technology, sat alongside up-and-comers like Ansible, growing companies like Dude Solutions and Bronto, and newcomers like Avalara. All of the companies were vying for talent ranging from developers to marketers, and everything in between. And hundreds of applicants showed up. What do employers want? And what are workers looking for? WRAL TechWire Insider Ann Revell offers an exclusive report with plenty of answers.
Jim Goodnight runs the world's largest privately held software company with more than $3 billion in revenues and operations from China to Latin America. Yet the billionaire founder of SAS continues to invest in jobs and in facilities at the company's Cary headquarters. On Tuesday, he unveiled the latest building - a massive structure named "Q" - and he talked about more jobs. So why build in N.C.? There are many reasons, perhaps none more than old-fashion loyalty.
Thousands of jobs were on offer Tuesday at the North Carolina Technology Association's job fair.