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Posts tagged “New jobs”

Updated March 18

Premium Lock Crowdfunding event: NC is 'out of business' without incentives, Commerce Secretary says

Crowdfunding Event 21 Right now, North Carolina is "Out of business," when it comes to having a toolbox of incentives to offer job-creating companies the state might want to attract, said North Carolina Commerce Secretary John Skvarla keynoting at the WRAL Crowdfunding event in Raleigh Tuesday morning.

Updated March 17

Premium Lock Crowdfunding event: Takeaways you can use

Jim Verdonik The WRAL Crowdfunding event was an education in the latest startup funding tool, and that's exactly what the experts at the event stressed entrepreneurs need. Do your homework before embarking on a crowdfunding venture if you want to succeed.

Updated March 17

Premium Lock Crowdfunding event: Resources for entrepreneurs

Mark Easley Mark Easley, an angel investor says that if North Carolina passes the Paces Act it could ease the early-stage funding gap.

March 13

Premium Lock Startups hiring in the Triangle

ExitEvent ExitEvent.com is keeping an eye on cool career opportunities in the Triangle's startup community, and publishing them every so often. Here are 8 hiring now.

Updated March 10

Premium Lock Latest news on Obama's tech hire initiative, Cisco jobs, Epic Games

Bulldog Bulletin In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news:Obama announces new $100 million Tech HIre Initiative; Envisia names a new president; Epic Games buys more land ; Cisco says some new jobs could be coming to the RTP.

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Updated March 2

Premium Lock Report: NC biotech sector produces $73B, responsible for 61,000 jobs

Biotech   A newly released report from research firm Battelle documents the continuing growth of the biotech industry across North Carolina. Jobs are up, economic impact is surging, and average salaries are at $81,000. In fact, biotech employment grew more than 30 percent between 2000 and 2012 compared to an overall job growth rate of 1 percent.

February 18

Premium Lock IBM's Watson in dino toys; Windsor Circle hiring; AT&T-Alltel deal closes; Lenovo's 'flash' sale streak; BlackBerry sues Seacrist

Another "flash" sellout for Lenovo In today's Bulldog wrapup: IBM's "Watson" to speak in dinosaur toys; Durham-based startup Windsor Circle is hiring and looking for interns; AT&T-Alltel deal in N.C. closes; another "flash" sale sellout for Lenovo; and BlackBerry sues Ryan Seacrist again.

February 16

Premium Lock Report criticizes performance of state's jobs incentive program

Economic development A new analysis of one of the state's largest programs to entice job growth in North Carolina says a majority of those projects fail to deliver on promises of hiring, wages and investment.

February 13

Premium Lock Crowdfunding is part of economic development package from House lawmakers

N.C. flag   Crowdfunding legislation is one of three pillars contained in proposed legislation that will be introduced next week in the N.C. House, reports WRAL's Mark Binker.

February 10

Premium Lock Report: Clean energy sector adds 5,000 jobs; many firms hiring

Clean energy  Clean energy-related firms employ nearly 23,000 people across North Carolina and now represent nearly $5 billion a year in economic impact, according to an annual survey conducted by the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association. Plus, many firms are hiring.

Updated February 10

Premium Lock New report to show $14B jump in biotech impact on NC

Biotech   To those doubters who question the value of the biotechnology industry to North Carolina's economy, a forthcoming report will show how misplaced such thinking is. We've got a sneak peek for our Insiders.

January 30

Premium Lock With revenue up, Biogen Idec looks to add new jobs in Triangle

Biogen Idec Revenue for the Triangle's largest biotech company was up 40 percent over the prior year, and they are adding 100 new jobs at all levels of the organization in the next couple of months while also committing to the local talent pool.

January 30

Premium Lock Customer demand has AT&T looking for NC talent

The company has nearly 300 total openings currently across North Carolina with 47 new technical positions now available just in the Triangle area, the company announced on Friday.

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Updated January 28

Premium Lock 'Bloodbath:' IBM workers report job cuts are underway

IBM job cuts A "resource action," or layoffs, that a worker described as a "bloodbath" is underway at IBM under the name "Project Chrome," workers are telling the Alliance@IBM Union. One of the first posts Wednesday came from RTP. IBM confirmed cuts are being made.

January 27

Premium Lock Union: IBMers report job cuts will begin on Wednesday

IBM job cuts Workers at IBM are telling the Alliance@IBM union that layoffs as part of what Big Blue calls a "resource action" are set to begin Wednesday. IBM confirmed Monday plans to cut thousands of jobs, having set aside some $600 million to cover the cost of a restructuring.

Updated January 27

Premium Lock Study: Chatham Park development to produce 115,000 jobs

A new study by NCSU economist Dr. Michael Walden says the controversial, massive 7,000-acre Chatham Park development will produce 115,000 jobs and drive $154 billion in total economic impact over the next 40 years. The Chatham Economic Development Corporation commissioned the study.

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Updated January 27

Premium Lock Changes at IBM create, eliminate thousands of jobs

IBM job cuts Like a pendulum, world media jumped on a report that IBM was cutting some 26 percent - or more than 100,000 jobs. Then IBM issued a sharply worded denial. The media responded, widely reporting that news. But the fact remains: IBM acknowledged that a lot of jobs will be lost in a restructuring but Big Blue also is on a hiring binge.

January 23

Premium Lock White Labs bringing fermenting sciences, 65 jobs to Asheville

White Labs, a world leader in fermentation sciences for the brewing and winemaking industries, has announced the purchase of a 26,000-square-foot building in Asheville, with plans to employ 65 people - a mix of scientists, production and distribution personnel.

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January 23

Premium Lock Governor hints at new 'NC Competes' jobs plan

Gov. Pat McCrory, left, and Christopher Chung, right State leaders are keeping mum about international reports that Volvo is hunting for a new manufacturing site in a handful of southern states, including North Carolina. But Gov. Pat McCrory discloses development of a new jobs recruitment plan at the opening of the headquarters for the private-public Economic Development Partnership.

January 22

Premium Lock Early stage deals remain focus, says Square 1 Bank CEO

Square 1 Bank    Square 1 Bank sees opportunities for growth in later-stage venture capital business as the entire industry shifts more money that way, but CEO Doug Bowers stresses that early-stage deals remain top priority. By the way, the Durham bank is continuing to hire.

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