Posts tagged “New jobs”

Updated July 15, 2014

Premium Lock IBM joins $635M semiconductor effort in New York

IBM                           IBM is joining a public-private sector consortium targeting semiconductor research and production in the state of New York. It's the second largest commitment to chips IBM has made in the past two weeks even as rumors continue to swirl that Big Blue is trying to sell its big chip complex in East Fishkill, N.Y.

July 2, 2014

Premium Lock The Startup Factory looks to hire venture associate, marketer

The Startup Factory With talk about raising a new fund and possibly expanding beyond the Triangle, The Startup Factory is gearing up for growth. It's looking to hire two full-time people with partners Chris Heivly and Dave Neal saying they "need rockstars."

Updated June 27, 2014

Premium Lock Immigration visa caps cost Triangle more than 2,500 tech jobs, report says

The Triangle's tech and life sciences sectors lost out on adding more than 2,500 jobs tech due to the denial of visas to foreign-born workers. Read more about the findings from an immigration reform group.

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Updated June 27, 2014

Premium Lock Attention high-tech job hopefuls: It's 'absolutely a job-seekers market'

Chief Information Officers in the Triangle area are either ramping up plans for hiring or are looking to fill open positions. Yet they are having trouble finding candidates. Why? And if you are looking for a job, what advice can help you land a coveted position? A talent management executive offers his insight.

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June 25, 2014

Premium Lock More Raleigh area execs plan to boost technology job hiring

Information Technology      Talent management firm Robert Half Technology says 15 percent of chief information officers in the greater Raleigh metro area plan to increase information technology-related hiring over the next six months. That's up sharply from 9 percent for the first half of this year. However, CIOs also say finding talented workers remains a challenge.

Updated June 25, 2014

Premium Lock Who is hiring? N.C. life science employment up 7% since recession

Supporters of the North Carolina life sciences industries often tout that business sector as crucial to the state's economic health. And a new report affirms that belief, pointing out that N.C. life science jobs increased 7 percent to more than 66,000 through 2012 while wages grew even faster - up nearly 13 percent to almost $82,000.

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Updated June 25, 2014

Premium Lock Governor signs N.C. Commerce privatization bill

North Carolina  The state is turning its marketing and job recruitment functions over to a private nonprofit under a bill that cleared the legislature last week and was signed by Gov. Pat McCrory on Tuesday.

June 18, 2014

Premium Lock Commerce privatization bill clears legislature

North Carolina  The state will turn its marketing and job recruitment functions over to a private nonprofit under a bill that cleared the legislature Wednesday.

Updated June 18, 2014

Premium Lock New Grifols facility will double plasma capacity, could mean more jobs

When Grifol's new Clayton facility starts operations in 2015, it will double Grifol's capacity and add 200 workers. WRAL TechWire Insider Frank Vinluan reports from the grand opening about the plant - and what it means for the company as well as the potential for new jobs.

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Updated June 17, 2014

Premium Lock Crowdfunding advocates launch last-second appeal for support in NC Senate

NC JOBS Act    After a crowdfunding bill passed decisively in the N.C. House last year, advocates have tried in vain to get the measure passed in the Senate. With the latest session of the general Assembly nearly its close as the last big battle (budget) heads toward a climax, crowdfunding supporters are hoping for a last-second approval. Will they get it?

Updated June 13, 2014

Premium Lock IT job openings in NC rise again, continuing monthly trend

The IT job market in North Carolina continued the modest expansion its seen incrementally since the beginning of the year in May, with job openings up 4.8 percent more than in April, according to the new IT Jobs Trend report from N.C. Technology Association and SkillProof. While this mirrors the national trend of increasing IT job openings nationwide this year after declining every month during the second half of 2013, only employers in the defense industry has a slightly more pronounced increase in average daily job openings.

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Tags: NCTA, New jobs
Updated June 12, 2014

Premium Lock Lenovo: North Carolina in the running for a new facility

Lenovo is expanding its physical footprint in the United States with plans for new offices in Danbury, Conn. The world's No. 1 PC manufacturer also is seeking another U.S. site for growth, a company executive says, and North Carolina could land it.

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Updated June 12, 2014

Premium Lock Lenovo picks Connecticut for expansion, seeks another US site

Lenovo               Lenovo is expanding its physical footprint in the U.S. with plans for new offices in Danbury, Ct. The world's No. 1 PC manufacturer also is seeking another U.S. site for growth, a company executive says.

Updated June 10, 2014

Premium Lock Raleigh-Cary metro ranks 8th on Forbes' 'battle for information jobs' list

Information Technology      A new report from Forbes says the Raleigh-Cary metro area is among the national leaders for information technology job creation. Forbes recently cited Raleigh-Cary fourth overall for job creation.

Updated June 10, 2014

Premium Lock Looking for work? 'Bullish' hiring in Raleigh-Cary, Manpower says

Jobs        Job seekers in the Raleigh-Cary metro area can expect better hunting in the third quarter of this year, says a new survey of employers from talent management firm Manpower. Across the state, hiring is forecast as "strong."

Updated June 10, 2014

Premium Lock Infographic: Where are the jobs across the U.S.?

The hiring outlook across the U.S. is at its highest level since before the recession struck in 2008-2009, says talent management firm Manpower. And the Raleigh-Cary metro area is the second best for hiring prospects in the third quarter. An infographic from Manpower highlights the national trends.

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Updated June 9, 2014

Premium Lock Brookings Institute gives a thumbs up to RTP's future plan

In a new report titled "The New Geography of Innovation," the Research Triangle Park receives high marks for its still-unfolding plan to remake the five-decade-old science and research park. While several cities are recognized for revitalizing urban zones as hubs of entrepreneurship and innovation, RTP is cited as the model for turning traditional office parks into an "urbanized science park."

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June 9, 2014

Premium Lock NC 29th for Silicon Valley talent; you wouldn't guess who is No. 1

A new report breaks down where Silicon Valley firms draw their talent and, yes, North Carolina is on the list. But the state ranks below Missouri (??) and other states not known as high-tech hotbeds. But where is the top talent source? Hint: It's not what you think.

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Updated June 6, 2014

Premium Lock NC wins Cisco expansion - 550 more jobs for RTP

Cisco Systems Inc. is adding more jobs and investing additional money in its RTP campus. State officials formally agreed to a contract with Cisco early Friday as part of a tax incentive package to help lure the new jobs to North Carolina, which beat out Texas and Georgia for the jobs.

Cisco engineer and NCSU grad Bil Dry wows Pat McCrory Cisco engineer and NCSU grad Bil Dry wows Pat McCrory

Updated June 6, 2014

Premium Lock Cisco's D-Day salute to USofA: New jobs in RTP

Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers has been fighting corporate U.S. tax policy for years and has said more than once the networking giant wasn't going to hire or grow in the U.S. until policy changed. Then came Friday's news that 550 new jobs - and 143 lost through layoffs - will be added to Cisco's RTP campus. So what's going on?

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