Posts tagged “New jobs”

Updated November 3, 2014

Premium Lock Red Hat, Lenovo among big donors to new NC development group

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.

Gov. Pat McCrory, right, and Sharon Decker Gov. Pat McCrory, right, and Sharon Decker

October 28, 2014

Premium Lock CanvasonDemand hiring in Raleigh; Apple Pay tops 1M; Twitter stock falters; RTP-based Implus buys Austin firm; Square 1 Bank shares rise

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog news wrapup: Raleigh-based CanvasonDemand is hiring; Apple's Tim Cook touts Apple Pay; RTP-based Implus makes another acquisition; Twitter shares take a hit; Square 1 shares rise

Updated October 28, 2014

Premium Lock Battery startup hopes to create hundreds of jobs in Concord

Jobs         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.

October 22, 2014

Premium Lock 2,000 jobs to fill: Seekers, employers match up at Tech Out job fair

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.

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Updated October 22, 2014

Premium Lock Massive SAS building, more jobs reflect Goodnight's enduring loyalty to home state

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.

Updated October 21, 2014

Premium Lock Tech sector job fair features thousands of opportunities

Thousands of jobs were on offer Tuesday at the North Carolina Technology Association's job fair.

October 21, 2014

Premium Lock #WTWTrends for Tuesday: #ComeTechOutNC, Triangle Tuesdays, #ASTC2014 Trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated October 21, 2014

Premium Lock Job hunting? Companies looking to hire more than 2,000 at Triangle tech fair

Help wanted          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.

Updated October 14, 2014

Premium Lock Father knows best? My 2 daughters learn plenty at Triangle Startup Weekend: Women

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.

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October 10, 2014

Premium Lock Should NC go after new auto plant? Incentives are at core of debate

Tax incentives 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.

Updated October 3, 2014

Premium Lock Drug firm Patheon adding 488 jobs in Greenville expansion

Help wanted sign        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.

October 3, 2014

Premium Lock Durham drug firm Argos to add 230 jobs, gets $9.5M in incentives

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.

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Updated October 2, 2014

Premium Lock How to recruit talent: Selling your company to potential employees

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.

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September 30, 2014

Premium Lock Pearl Therapeutics expanding, adding jobs in Durham

IT jobs  Pearl Therapeutics, a California-based respiratory drug development subsidiary of AstraZeneca, is hiring and expanding its Durham operations.

September 30, 2014

Premium Lock RTP happenings: 'Reverse' job fair, Internet of Things meetup

Tech Jobs Under the Big Top  More than 80 open jobs will be available Tuesday evening at the Big Top Reverse Job Fair in Durham. Meanwhile, advocates for the emerging Internet of Things will gather in Raleigh.

Updated September 25, 2014

Premium Lock Career changers take the leap at Durham code school

In Durham, students immerse themselves in programming, training for an intense three months at The Iron Yard Academy, a boot-camp style code school.

September 19, 2014

Premium Lock Is Charlotte really the Silicon Valley of the South?

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."

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Updated September 18, 2014

Premium Lock Tech outsourcing firm HCL adding 1,237 jobs in Cary

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.

Updated September 18, 2014

Premium Lock Federal government pouring $55M into 39 NC solar, renewable energy projects

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.

September 15, 2014

Premium Lock AvidXchange to add 603 tech jobs in Charlotte

Information Technology         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.

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