Posts tagged “New jobs”

May 30, 2014

Premium Lock NetApp's new lab means 'on order of 150' new RTP jobs

Storage technology firm NetApp dedicates a new 155,000 square facility building - the fifth at its RTP campus - and will add "on the order of 150 new positions" to man it, says the company executive who oversees its Triangle operations.

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Updated May 30, 2014

Premium Lock NetApp dedicates huge R&D engineering lab in RTP

NetApp formally opens a new 155,000-square foot research and development lab focused on cloud computing technology and development at its growing campus in Research Triangle Park on Friday morning. Despite two recent rounds of layoffs across the company, NetApp continues to grow in N.C.

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Updated May 26, 2014

Premium Lock RTP Park Center's eventual build-out will be in the billions

The planned Park Center off I-40 in the Research Triangle Park is its first re-development in 50 years. The first, 100-acre phase is in planning and details of when construction will begin and early retail tenants will be forthcoming in late September or early October, Research Triangle Foundation president and CEO Bob Geolas tells WRAL TechWire in an exclusive interview

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Updated May 23, 2014

Premium Lock RJ Reynolds to create 200 jobs for 'e-cig' manufacturing

RJ Reynolds is creating 200 jobs at a plant in Tobaccoville for production of electronic cigarettes, or 'e-cigs.' The company is not receiving any state incentives for the jobs or investment in plant facilities.

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Updated May 23, 2014

Premium Lock Triangle region likely to reach five-year goal of adding 100,000 jobs by June

Location, location, location, used to be the economic developer's mantra. But in the Research Triangle region, it should be education, education, education. So said Charles Hayes, president and CEO of the Research Triangle Regional Partnership and other speakers at the State of the Research Triangle breakfast Thursday. They also had good news: job growth is on the upswing in the RTP.

May 22, 2014

Premium Lock Report: Health care, computing 'clusters' drive Triangle job growth

Industry "clusters" targeted by a 5-year jobs growth plan launched by the Research Triangle Region Economic Partnership have produced 80 percent of the job growth, according to the State of Things to Come report issued Thursday. The goal is 100,000 new jobs, and that number is expected to be reached in June.

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Updated May 22, 2014

Premium Lock NC House begins working on patent troll bill bill at urging of SAS

Court decision Cary-based software developer SAS Institute has been a proponent of the bill. General counsel John Boswell said that one patent troll company had won $85 million from other companies before going after SAS. After $8 million in litigation costs, SAS won. But when SAS tried to recoup damages against the company, it had only $800 in the bank.

Updated May 22, 2014

Premium Lock Crowdfunding bill appears to be on fast track in General Assembly

NC JOBS Act    The North Carolina JOBS Act, which would enable crowdfunding of startups, could become law during the General Assembly's current session, a key backer of the bill tells WRAL TechWire. Insiders get the details.

Updated May 16, 2014

Premium Lock Good news for IT job seekers: NC openings grow 2.6% in April

More information technology jobs were available in April - and that's no joke. The new IT Job Trends report from the North Carolina Technology Association shows that the daily advertised average of IT jobs increased 2.6 percent. Says the report: "Labor demand bottom out earlier this year."

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Updated May 16, 2014

Premium Lock Report: NC is bucking declining national entrepreneurship trend

State of the economy   Nationally, entrepreneurial activity is declining, but activity in North Carolina increased in 2013, bucking the national downward trend. A new Kauffman Foundation report suggests declining entrepreneurship could be a sign that the economy is improving--in good economic times, fewer entrepreneurs begin their businesses out of "necessity" than in poor economic times. Amy Huffman has the details.

Updated May 8, 2014

Premium Lock PowerSecure shares plunge 62% despite CEO's mea culpa

Wall Street is pummeling Wake Forest-based PowerSecure after a disappointing earnings call and a cut in financial projections. Shares plunged 60 percent after the company went from a 4-cent-per-share profit a year ago to a 17-cent-per-share loss in the first quarter even though revenues jumped 17 percent. Outspoken CEO Sidney Hinton went out of his to repeatedly apologize for the energy company's performance. He asked for patience and trusts from customers as well as investors. Five analysts firms downgraded the stock, however, and investors are bailing.

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Updated May 8, 2014

Premium Lock Startup 'Tuee' turns restaurants' craving for customer data into successful recipe

Tuee is short for "The Universal Eating Experience," and the four-person team is turning funding from The Startup Factory as well as angel investors into a fast-growing business. Their aim is to help restaurants' customer data into actionable intelligence. So far, so good, says founder Vikram Rao. And they're hiring.

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May 8, 2014

Premium Lock Looking for a job in Triangle? Try game development

Help wanted         Raleigh's East Coast Game Conference proves there's opportunity for indie studios and developers in the Triangle. And Jivan Achreja, writing at ExitEvent, has the details. This story is part of the news partnership agreement between ExitEvent and WRALTechWire.

Updated May 8, 2014

Premium Lock Jobs report helps show why Raleigh-Durham should be one metro area

A new report from financial news and advice site WalletHub demonstrates - again - why Raleigh, Durham and the Triangle need to be united as one Metropolitan Statistical Area. A Triangle MSA would boost our region's hopes of gaining more media attention and, hopefully, more jobs as well as talented people who want to relocate. The Next Generation Network consortium is an example of what a united Triangle can produce.

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Updated May 7, 2014

Premium Lock Raleigh, Durham among best cities to start careers; Fayetteville near bottom

Help wanted sign        Just in time for graduation, financial news and advice website WalletHub is out with a new report ranking cities as best - and worst - places to launch a career. Raleigh came in 14th, Durham 36th. But Fayetteville is among the worst at No. 143 out of 150 metros.This story has been updated with seven key statistics for each city.

May 6, 2014

Premium Lock Channel Advisor CEO has 'aggressive plan' for hiring, growth

New jobs     Ecommerce services provider ChannelAdvisor, which went public a year ago, reports record revenues for its most recent quarter - a 30 percent jump - and CEO Scot Wingo has aggressive plans to drive even more growth. That means more jobs. "Of course we have an aggressive plan," Wingo says, "which means you can't rest."

Updated April 23, 2014

Premium Lock Novozymes to build $36M facility, create 100 jobs in Cary

Biofuels   The company will build a new bioagriculture research and development facility in Cary. The company said it will invest $36 million over the next three years and create 100 new jobs at the facility. Salaries will start at $70,000.

Updated April 15, 2014

Premium Lock Report: Clean energy has positive impact on NC's economy

Clean energy investments have attracted billions of dollars and created thousands of jobs in recent years throughout North Carolina, according to a new study released on Monday.

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Updated April 11, 2014

Premium Lock NC high-tech job picture shows improvement in March

The daily average of advertised openings for information technology jobs across North Carolina improved slightly last month but remains well below 2013 levels.

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Updated April 11, 2014

Premium Lock 'Why you should work for us:' 11 tech firms pitch themselves to job seekers

Hundreds of people pack "Jobs Under the Big Top," a reverse job fair in which companies recruit people for open positions. One company pays $1,000 for the chance to make a pitch to the crowd at the event in Durham, which kicks off the annual Paradoxos festival. WRALTechWire's Jason Parker reports for our Insiders.

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