Posts tagged “New jobs”

Updated June 14

Premium Lock Apprenticeships: A solution for employers AND job seekers

North Carolina community colleges are stepping up their efforts to deal with a growing skilled labor shortage through apprenticeship programs. And President Trump, the apprentice in chief from his days as the TV show host, is calling for every high school to offer apprentice programs. But is this an answer to America's labor shortage? NCSU Economist Dr. Michael Walden sees pros and cons.

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Updated June 12

Premium Lock What are 27 careers with highest projected employment growth? A graphical view

New jobs     Where will be the best and most readily available jobs in coming years? CareerTrends and Graphiq take a look at the 27 most promising, based on government data.

June 8

Premium Lock New 'asset map' tool aims to help NC cities drive innovation

Communities looking to promote innovation can now inventory their assets through a new "asset map" tool from the Institute for Emerging Issues, RTI International and several other partners.

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Updated June 1

Premium Lock Lenovo, other Triangle tech firms recruit Wake Tech interns for IT jobs

As high-tech and other firms search to fill information technology job openings, Wake Tech is stepping up efforts to place paid interns at Triangle companies. Lenovo is committing to hire 12 per semester - and a former Lenovo exec is leading the charge to place more interns elsewhere.

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May 22

Premium Lock Think tank: How robots will save the U.S. economy

What America needs to drive economic growth and improve productivity is more computers, mobile broadband, cloud services, software tools, sensor networks, 3-D printing, augmented reality, artificial intelligence and, yes, robots.

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May 15

Premium Lock Robot future: IBM acts for jobs on a best-in-class way forward via public-private partnerships (+ video)

In the second of a two-part report abot robotics' threat to jobs for humans in the future, Geoff Woollacott, Senior Strategy Consultant and Principal Analyst at Technology Business Research, outlines ideas from IBM to help people stay employed.

May 15

Premium Lock Robot future: Before Bill Gates can tax C-3PO, IBM offers a better way forward

We are at the dawn of profound economic change spurred by technological innovation, which The New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman captures in his book "Thank You for Being Late." The underlying economic disruptions and dislocations are felt across the globe, especially in developed countries, where many political pollsters credit innovation for triggering the populist uprisings that led to the Brexit and President Trump and that have permeated the recent French presidential election cycle. So who has a better idea for dealing with this future? Bill Gates and taxing robots or IBM and forming partnerships to train workers?

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May 11

Premium Lock Triangle tech events calendar is packed for May, beyond

A wide variety of events, including Moogfest and InnovateHER programs, are among highlights on the Triangle's tech calendar in coming weeks.

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Updated May 10

Premium Lock Credit Suisse gets $40m in tax breaks, adds 1,200 jobs in NC

​Credit Suisse is adding 1,200 jobs at its technology hub in North Carolina, which approved more than $40 million in tax breaks on Tuesday to lure the jobs away from the New York City area.

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May 10

Premium Lock IT jobs among the 550 insurance company AXA adding in Charlotte

New jobs     Insurance company AXA plans to add 550 jobs in Charlotte over the next five years, nearly doubling its local workforce.

May 9

Premium Lock Glenmark Pharmaceuticals is hiring at NC manufacturing plant

New jobs     Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, an India-based global pharmaceutical company, is hiring at its pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in the Union County community of Monroe, outside Charlotte.

May 9

Premium Lock Sources: Credit Suisse to bring 1,000 jobs to Triangle

Credit Suisse Financial services firm Credit Suisse plans to bring more than 1,000 high-paying jobs to the Triangle, sources tell WRAL News.

Updated May 8

Premium Lock So how did NC earn top business site selection honor despite HB2?

NC tops Site Selection magazine competition Even the editors of Site Selection magazine acknowledge that the naming of North Carolina as the best business location "will come as a shock to some" in the wake of the 2016 controversy that swirled around the "bathroom bill" known as HB2. The editors explain why.

May 4

Premium Lock Apple: We're responsible for nearly 35,000 jobs in NC

Apple     Apple declares in a new report that it is responsible for creating nearly 35,000 jobs across North Carolina. The tech giant maintains multiple operations in the state, including retail stores and a mammoth data facility.

Updated April 20

Premium Lock Datathon at Duke offers big talent recruiting opportunity, says former Red Hat exec

A datathon taking place at Duke on Friday offers a significant recruiting opportunity for Citadel, a $26 billion hedge fund, and Citadel Securities, says the former Red Hat executive L.J. Brock who is chief people officer at Citadel. He explains the event and what the firms are looking for in an exclusive interview. (Plus, Brock discusses his favorite Red Hat memories.)

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Updated April 19

Premium Lock Smart grid firm moving HQ to Cary from Silicon Valley, bringing 130 jobs

A smart grid software and communications company plans to move its headquarters from Silicon Valley to Cary, bringing 130 jobs to the Triangle, officials said Tuesday.

April 10

Premium Lock Triangle tech events calendar is packed for April

Three events focusing on various aspects of entrepreneurship are taking place in the Triangle in coming weeks. Here is an overview of these and other upcoming events as provided by Innovate Raleigh.

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April 6

Premium Lock Lule eGames, WRAL TechWire awards, Band Together concert highlight regional entrepreneurial event calendar

Three events focusing on various aspects of entrepreneurship are taking place in the Triangle in coming weeks. Here is an overview of these and other upcoming events as provided by Innovate Raleigh.

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March 28

Premium Lock 20+ companies looking to hire hundreds at Triangle job fair

Help wanted         More than 20 companies from around the Triangle will be looking for talent at the "Come Tech Out" Triangle job fair on Wednesday. The event is free for job seekers. Hundreds of jobs are available.

Updated March 23

Premium Lock Life science firm PPD launches medical apprenticeships, targets vets

Jobs  Pharmaceutical Product Development, an international life science services firm with a major presence in the Triangle, is rolling out an apprenticeship program to train clinical research associates. PPD is especially targeting military veterans with medical backgrounds.

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