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Alpharetta-based restaurant chain hiring 12,000 for holidays

The holidays wouldn’t be the same without honey glazed ham, and Alpharetta-based HoneyBaked Ham Co. is gearing up for the frenzy by hiring 12,000 employees for the season. HoneyBaked Ham plans to hire for a variety of positions, including customer service, production and sales associates. It has 33 locations in the Atlanta area and nearly […]

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Honeywell could get $1.5 million in state incentives to bring 800-job expansion to Atlanta

Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) could score $1.5 million in state economic incentives to put a nearly $20 million software development center and business headquarters in Midtown. On Sept. 12, Morris Plains, N.J.-based Honeywell confirmed it had chosen Atlanta for the software development center and the headquarters of its nearly $10 billion Home and Building […]

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Stanly County company to add jobs, build new distribution center

An industrial supply company will add 11 jobs as it spends $1.7 million to build a new sales and distribution center in Stanly County. Industrial Products, Conveyors & Drives Inc., which was created this summer when a new owner took over Industrial Products PT and Material Conveying Inc. in Albemarle, will keep its current staff […]

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Bombardier to cut 7,500 jobs

Plane and train maker Bombardier Inc. plans to cut 7,500 jobs, according to Bloomberg. The Montreal-based company runs an operations and maintenance facility at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, and a commercial aircraft service center in Macon. The jobs cuts come as Bombardier accelerates a restructuring plan after taking on billions of dollars of debt developing […]

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Inc. report: These are the most profitable industries of 2014

The most profitable industry in 2014 is health, according to Inc., followed by information-technology services. The magazine analyzed the revenue of the businesses on its list of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies and determined the top 10 revenue-generating sectors of 2014, as follows: 1. Health 2. Information-technology services 3. Business products and services 4. Energy 5. […]

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Forbes: N.C. is third-best state for business

North Carolina is No. 3 on Forbes’ 2014 “Best and Worst States for Business” list. That’s a rung higher than last year’s No. 4 ranking. “With one of the highest net migration rates in the U.S., people have been flocking to North Carolina for the past decade,” the report states. “They are chasing jobs.” Virginia […]

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Cognizant to open IT center in Charlotte, add 500 jobs statewide

IT consulting firm Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH) has been awarded an incentive grant from North Carolina to expand its work force across the state, adding 500 high-paying jobs. And 150 of those jobs will be in Charlotte, where the company plans to open a new IT delivery and operations center. The expansion represents a statewide […]

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Valmet begins hiring for 40-job expansion in Lancaster County

Valmet Corp. has starting hiring for a 40-job expansion at its Lancaster County plant. The company, based in Espoo, Finland, expects to complete the expansion in January, states Bill Bohn, Valmet-North America area president, in a news release about the Lancaster County expansion. “We value their being in the community providing good jobs with good […]

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