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Google hiring 10,000 workers in four cities, including Atlanta by 2025

Google plans to hire 10,000 workers in Chicago and three other cities over the next five years, with a focus on recruiting Black talent as part of the company’s racial equity commitment announced in June. The company declined to say how many positions will be in...

Pratt & Whitney plans to invest $650M over several years in new Asheville operations

In conjunction with the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners and the Economic Development Coalition for Asheville-Buncombe County (EDC), Pratt & Whitney, a division of Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE: RTX) today announced plans to invest approximately $650...

Job Openings Rise in July, Hires Decrease

JOB OPENINGS AND LABOR TURNOVER – JULY 2020 The number of job openings increased to 6.6 million on the last business day of July, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Hires decreased to 5.8 million in July. Total separations was little changed at 5.0...

Top 125 Private Companies in North Carolina

Welcome to Business North Carolina’s annual list of the state’s largest privately held companies. For more than 30 years, similar lists have showcased the hometown businesses that sustain North Carolina’s economy, often with little or no fanfare. Most of the...

Largest 25 Corporate Job Creators in North Carolina

Source: Business North Carolina   BIG get BIGGER North Carolina landed a string of high profile corporate expansions in the last year, led by large companies mostly unfazed by the pandemic. The coronavirus notwithstanding, North Carolina continues to make its...

What pandemic? Six companies thriving amid crisis

Make no mistake about it. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a disaster of epic proportions, a health crisis that caused an economic crisis. In June, there were 15 milllion fewer jobs than before the virus started spreading, while U.S. economic output may have declined by...

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Google hiring 10,000 workers in four cities, including Atlanta by 2025

Google plans to hire 10,000 workers in Chicago and three other cities over the next five years, with a focus on recruiting Black talent as part of the company’s racial equity commitment announced in June. The company declined to say how many positions will be in...

Pratt & Whitney plans to invest $650M over several years in new Asheville operations

In conjunction with the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners and the Economic Development Coalition for Asheville-Buncombe County (EDC), Pratt & Whitney, a division of Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE: RTX) today announced plans to invest approximately $650...

Job Openings Rise in July, Hires Decrease

JOB OPENINGS AND LABOR TURNOVER – JULY 2020 The number of job openings increased to 6.6 million on the last business day of July, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Hires decreased to 5.8 million in July. Total separations was little changed at 5.0...

Top 125 Private Companies in North Carolina

Welcome to Business North Carolina’s annual list of the state’s largest privately held companies. For more than 30 years, similar lists have showcased the hometown businesses that sustain North Carolina’s economy, often with little or no fanfare. Most of the...

Largest 25 Corporate Job Creators in North Carolina

Source: Business North Carolina   BIG get BIGGER North Carolina landed a string of high profile corporate expansions in the last year, led by large companies mostly unfazed by the pandemic. The coronavirus notwithstanding, North Carolina continues to make its...

What pandemic? Six companies thriving amid crisis

Make no mistake about it. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a disaster of epic proportions, a health crisis that caused an economic crisis. In June, there were 15 milllion fewer jobs than before the virus started spreading, while U.S. economic output may have declined by...

Details emerge in ex-ECU chancellor’s lawsuit against UNC

The lawsuit filed by a former chancellor of the state’s fourth-largest public university against the UNC System took a turn last week. In June, former Chancellor Cecil Staton filed a defamation lawsuit against UNC, former Board of Governors Chairman Harry Smith and...

Epic Games company now valued at $17. 3 billion

With a new $1.78 billion round of funding, Cary video game developer Epic Games says it's now a $17.3 billion company. The nearly 20-year-old company, which announced the raise Thursday, continues to ride the success of its global hit, "Fortnite," which has hundreds...

Working Hard, Working Safe, and Working Together to #ReStartLKN

On March 15th, Mecklenburg County began restricting business through a “Stay at Home” order which was quickly reinforced by N.C. Governor Cooper through a statewide lock down on non-essential business, travel, and gatherings. While, we are now in Phase II of that...

Job Openings Rise in July, Hires Decrease

JOB OPENINGS AND LABOR TURNOVER – JULY 2020 The number of job openings increased to 6.6 million on the last business day of July, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Hires decreased to 5.8 million in July. Total separations was little changed at 5.0...

Top 125 Private Companies in North Carolina

Welcome to Business North Carolina’s annual list of the state’s largest privately held companies. For more than 30 years, similar lists have showcased the hometown businesses that sustain North Carolina’s economy, often with little or no fanfare. Most of the...

Largest 25 Corporate Job Creators in North Carolina

Source: Business North Carolina   BIG get BIGGER North Carolina landed a string of high profile corporate expansions in the last year, led by large companies mostly unfazed by the pandemic. The coronavirus notwithstanding, North Carolina continues to make its...

What pandemic? Six companies thriving amid crisis

Make no mistake about it. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a disaster of epic proportions, a health crisis that caused an economic crisis. In June, there were 15 milllion fewer jobs than before the virus started spreading, while U.S. economic output may have declined by...

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