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Hiring at local law firms trending upward, experts see no slowing down

With the economy on an upswing, growth at local law firms has been trending upward in the last few years and isn't expected to slow anytime soon......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2018

Experts: Orlando tech sectors must close divide to create fresh ideas, attract new firms

A total of 12 local execs gathered earlier this month to chat about what's hot — and what's needed in Central Florida — in tech......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 25th, 2018

Starbucks Urged to Pay for Police Training, Change Hiring Practices

Starbucks should audit its stores for prejudice against customers, review the racial diversity of its staff and help pay for antibias training for local police, according to a report compiled by outside experts advising the coffee chain......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 3rd, 2018

Lockheed Martin, United Launch Alliance grab $27.6M in local defense work

These 2 defense firms have won major contracts and are hiring in the Central Florida area......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2018

Taiwan panel and driver IC firms to form COF substrate JV

Speculation has circulated recently in Taiwan's industry about a new company that will be set up jointly by the local LCD panel and driver IC companies to specialize in the manufacture of chip-on-film (COF) substrates......»»

Category: topSource: digitimes15 hr. 20 min. ago

The Careerist: Why one local business owner thinks second chances matter

Food service is an industry that has always been willing to offer second chances to workers with troubled pasts. Josh Martino, president of local restaurant chain Bono’s Pit Barbeque, says he believes hiring should be about someone’s future, no.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 19th, 2019

Local CRE industry wins Power Broker Awards

Several top-performing commercial real estate companies and local professionals recently gained prestigious awards. CoStar Power Broker Awards recognized 10 Birmingham CRE firms and 20 local brokers. The CoStar Power Broker Awards include the ind.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2019

China to lower funding costs for small and micro firms by 1 percent point this year: premier

China will take multiple measures to lower funding costs for small and micro firms by 1 percentage point this year, Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday, as the government rolls out more steps to shore up the slowing economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 15th, 2019

Viewpoint: State contracts should go to most qualified — not closest — firms

The fact that non-local agencies are even being considered for state work seems outright offensive to some in my industry. As the CEO of one of Maryland’s largest advertising agencies, I don’t share this concern......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 13th, 2019

Report: Optimistic job market expected for Dayton"s second quarter

Things are looking optimistic for Dayton's job market, as local employers are aiming to increase their staffing levels in quarter two. That's the verdict from ManpowerGroup's Employment Outlook Survey, which measures the hiring outlook from April th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 13th, 2019

Volkswagen CEO expects software to make up 90 percent of auto industry innovation

Volkswagen will ramp up its hiring of software experts to ensure that the car and truck maker stays at the forefront of innovation in an industry geared toward refining mechanical, rather than software components......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 12th, 2019

Powell: Fed not in "any hurry" to change rates amid global risks - tv

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Sunday the U.S. central bank does "not feel any hurry" to change the level of interest rates again as it watches how a slowing global economy affects local conditions in the United States......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 10th, 2019

Where The Jobs Were In February: Who"s Hiring And Who Isn"t

After January's blockbuster jobs report, which was revised further upward from 304K to 311K, February was the payback month with US .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 8th, 2019

Economy added just 20,000 jobs in February amid slowing growth, snowy weather

Employers added just 20,000 jobs in Feb. 181,000 expected. Hiring likely to slow as economy weakens, low unemployment rate makes it harder to find w.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 8th, 2019

Economy added just 20,000 jobs in February amid slowing growth, snowy weather

Employers added just 20,000 jobs in Feb. 181,000 expected. Hiring likely to slow as economy weakens, low unemployment rate makes it harder to find workers.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 8th, 2019

Economy added just 20,000 jobs in February amid slowing growth, snowy weather

Employers added just 20,000 jobs in Feb. 181,000 expected. Hiring likely to slow as economy weakens, low unemployment rate makes it harder to find workers.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 8th, 2019

One of Louisville"s largest engineering firms acquires Boston company — and another deal may be coming

The acquisition continues a steady stream of expansions for the local company......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2019

Hiring roundup: these space companies are hiring in ABQ

The past few months have been an active time for Albuquerque's space industry, with several companies announcing local expansions. Perhaps one of the most significant expansions underway is Virginia-based Northrop Grumman, which confirmed with Bu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 28th, 2019

San Jose firms buys two more local office buildings for $15.1 million

Bay Area-based Schwager Development has continued its spate of Sacramento region office purchases, with a recent pair in Rancho Cordova and Roseville......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 27th, 2019

U.S. Firms Dial Back China Plans Amid Trade Fight

U.S. companies are planning their lowest rate of expansion in China since 2016 in response to growing uncertainty about U.S.-China relations and a slowing Chinese economy......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 26th, 2019

The legal battle in Seattle: Turmoil at Foster Pepper reflects the industry"s new challenges

A spate of departures at Foster Pepper underscores the new industry challenges local firms face......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 21st, 2019