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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.
More than 2,000 high-tech positions will be available at the "Come Tech Out" jobs fair on Tuesday morning in Raleigh. A who's who list of Triangle technology companies and others are looking to fill scores of openings across a wide range of skill sets and experience levels.
WRAL TechWire Insider columnist Joe Procopio takes his nine-year-old twin daughters to Triangle Startup Weekend: Women for some inspiration. So did it work? Are they on track to become future entrepreneurs? Insider subscribers can find out.
Analysis: Given the economic benefits a new auto plant would bring, it seems like courting one for North Carolina is a "no-brainer." So what's the issue? The issue is the "I" word - incentives. In today's competitive economic environment, it is unlikely an auto factory will come to a state without being provided incentives.
Patheon, a provider of pharmaceutical-related services, is expanding its drug manufacturing plant in Greenville and will add 488 jobs as part of the project. The company is receiving tax incentives as part of the deal.
One of North Carolina's most high-profile homegrown life science companies, Argos Therapeutics, is about to build a 100,000-square-foot state-of-the-art biomanufacturing facility in the Research Triangle Park.
How do you recruit these days? In this environment, where talent is king and startups are plenty, it really is a job seeker's market for those who have the skills and the experience to help us do what we do. So here's first-hand advice from WRAL TechWire Insider Joe Procopio, who also is vice president of product development at fast-growing Automated Insights in Durham.
In Durham, students immerse themselves in programming, training for an intense three months at The Iron Yard Academy, a boot-camp style code school.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.