Posts tagged “New jobs”
Analysis: Most employers are providing fewer opportunities for on-the-job training than they have in the past. Yet, they are still looking to hire workers with skills and experience. The result is that the responsibility for developing skills is shifting from employers to job seekers. This shift creates an imperative to develop an education system, especially at the community college and post-high school level, and training programs that recognize the skills and credentials that are needed by employers.
"These new job opportunities are for people all across the country and with all types of experience, education and skill levels -- from engineers and software developers to those seeking entry-level positions and on-the-job training," the Internet giant says.
RTI International on Monday disclosed two acquisitions - and more appear to be on the horizon. In an exclusive Q&A interview, RTI's CEO talks about why the huge independent, nonprofit research institute made the deals - and what could be coming in 2017. Plus: RTI is hiring in the Triangle.
A poll of "technology elites" and the U.S. public finds that the techies are much more optimistic about the future of their industry than the public is about the overall economy. Yet well over 50 percent of both groups are positive about the future.
North Carolina will add 100,000 net jobs in 2017 and its aggregate growth will exceed national growth, reversing the post recession trend, says NC State University economist Dr. Mike Walden in his first quarter 2017 economic forecast. Jobless rates will fall to below 4 percent in Durham, Raleigh and Asheville, but remain above 6 percent in Goldsboro and Rocky Mount.
The Research Triangle is the place to be in the life sciences. That's one of the reasons LifeNet Health is expanding its cell-based research and processing capacity with the opening of a facility in North Carolina's Research Triangle Park (RTP), near Durham.
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.
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.
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.
Lenovo unveils its new North America Sales Center at its Morrisville corporate campus. And the tech giant is still hiring staff.
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.
Looking for a job? Like to work at SAS which is No. 2 on the world's Great Place to Work list? SAS is hiring - and not just data scientists or engineers. SAS explains the qualities of people the Cary-based software firm is looking for. Plus, SAS offers some tips on how to get noticed. Be warned: The competition for jobs is fierce.
High-tech manufacturing jobs are going to be returning to the U.S. in what's known as "onshoring," and the Triangle could be a prime destination for employers due to much lower costs as well as a variety of other benefits - from environment to intellectual capital - says a new study.
- NC Biotech Center awards $1.4M in grants, loans
- NC Biotech Center-backed companies raise $11M to close 2016
- US jobless claims hit lowest level in more than 43 years
- Matt Cohler helped build Facebook, Snapchat, LinkedIn and Uber. Here's his advice for startups
- Uber pays $20 million to settle claims of driver deception