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New report shows tech leaders plan to increase hiring, but business expansion is making it harder to hire IT talent.


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New report shows tech leaders plan to increase hiring, but business expansion is making it harder to hire IT talent.

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Latest: Tech Hiring Could Be A Challenge For Second Half Of 2017 - New report shows tech leaders plan to increase hiring, but business expansion is making it harder to hire IT talent.

Tech Hiring Could Be A Challenge For Second Half Of 2017

New report shows tech leaders plan to increase hiring, but business expansion is making it harder to hire IT talent.

Bears Ears

A monumental fight over federal land is heating up in the state with the second-largest percentage of it.

Drug Kingpins

It's time to place the blame for the nation's opioid epidemic squarely where it belongs, in Washington DC.

Bipartisan Bill Will Help Companies Design, Manufacture In The U.S.

The Invent and Manufacture in America Act provides a tax cut for companies that conduct R&D in the U.S., and manufacture products resulting from that R&D in America.

Southern Cities Continue To Dominate U.S. Growth

Ten of the 15 fastest-growing large cities in the U.S. were located across the South in 2016, with four of the top five in Texas, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. 

Geek Squad

A 22-year-old programmer stops a global cyber attack by purchasing an unregistered domain name for $10.69.

Food Manufacturer, Aerospace Supplier Expanding In Utah

Litehouse Inc. will invest $40 million in its manufacturing operations in Hurricane, creating up to 165 jobs. Electronic Power Systems will invest $11.6 million and add up to 128 jobs in Cache County.

EPA Administrator Prioritizes Superfund Cleanups

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is prioritizing Superfund cleanup and streamlining the approval process for sites with remedies estimated to cost $50 million or more.

Happy Economic Development Week!

As the IEDC's second annual celebratory week for Economic Development begins today, here are some tips about how your location can participate.

Aerospace Growth Gets Turbocharged

The 2017 outlook finds global aerospace and defense industry revenues expected to surge to two percent growth, driven by higher defense spending.

Collective Medical Technologies Expanding In Utah

The Salt Lake City-based health technology company will create nearly 600 jobs with help from an Economic Development Tax Increment Finance tax credit rebate.

Sakae Casting Opening Office In Eastern Idaho

The Idaho Falls facility will be the Japan-based aluminum casting company’s first U.S. location.

Best Practices: Mentoring Entrepreneurship

During this LiveXchange Seminar, you'll explore the best practices for turning startups with new business models into market leaders.

Think Tank: Take Part In A Site Selection Case History

During this LiveXchange Think Tank, you’ll become part of a mock corporate boardroom and participate in a candid internal discussion that will closely follow each stage of the site location process.

Issues in Facility Consolidation Analysis

This LiveXchange seminar will discuss identifying the benefits, costs and risks of facility consolidation, particularly personnel loss and related business disruption, and including addressing tricky political issues.

Learn How To Evaluate And Negotiate Incentives

This LiveXchange seminar will address key issues related to maximizing the value of incentives in the negotiating process.

The Evolution Of The Global Supply Chain

This LiveXchange seminar will explore the transformation now impacting the largest and most complex global supply chain—the automotive sector—and identify key economic development opportunities that will result.

Data Centers: Big Data Is Getting Even Bigger

Major mergers and acquisitions, new economic and regulatory policies, and strategic cloud adoption are impacting site selection decisions in the data center sector.

Brexit/NAFTA: Beginning Of The End Of Free Trade?

Business Facilities LiveXchange will feature an incisive panel discussion about the seismic changes in international trade that are looming in the wake of Brexit and the U.S. move away from free trade agreements.

Maricopa County, AZ Nation’s Fastest-Growing County In 2016

Adding 222 people per day last year, Maricopa County, AZ has replaced Harris County, TX as the county with the nation's highest annual population growth, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Billy Demong To Present Business Facilities LiveXchange Keynote

Demong—five-time Olympian, 2010 Olympic Champion, and Executive Director of USA Nordic Sport —will share how the world’s greatest athletes use a business approach to guarantee success at the highest level.

Utah: A Steady Climb For The Beehive State

It looks like 2016 gave Utah a lot to buzz about, with predictions for this year likely to follow suit on a more moderate yet positive scale.

Bearing of the Green

A new study reignites the never-ending debate on the value of economic development incentives.

U.S. Employers Plan To Increase Staff In Q2

U.S. employers expect the hiring pace to remain positive in Q2 2017 with 22 percent of employers planning to add staff between April and June, according to the ManpowerGroup.

Entrance to Hell

The war against climate change is over and we've all lost.

Top 5 Reasons To Attend Business Facilities LiveXchange

If your company has plans to expand or relocate — now or in the future — don't miss this year's Business Facilities LiveXchange in Park City, UT.

Drivers Not Wanted

With motor vehicle fatalities soaring, the auto giants are racing to get self-driving cars on the road.

Vacuum Power

China is poised to fill the void left by the U.S. withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

January / February 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 1)

Business Facilities' January / February 2017 issue features the winners of our annual State of the Year and Economic Development of the Year awards, Plus, auto manufacturing, food processing, and data centers, and we celebrate 50 years of building inspiration.

Packsize International Selects Utah For Global HQ

Packsize International, an On Demand Packaging® company will expand its Salt Lake City, UT operations, adding up to 354 jobs and an expected $9.2 million in capital investment.

High-Growth Sector

Statewide legal marijuana is a $6.7-billion industry that may all go up in smoke if the Justice Department enforces federal laws prohibiting it.

Communities Get Environmental, Economic Development Help From EPA

The EPA will provide 25 communities with technical assistance to pursue development strategies that advance clean air, clean water, economic development and other local goals.

Electoral Time Bomb

The Electoral College is a Constitutional crisis waiting to happen.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Val Hale, Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development

Val Hale, Executive Director, Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development discusses the Beehive State's growing financial services sector, its position as a data centers hub, and efforts to keep its growing youth population living and working in Utah.

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