Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Employment articles below.
2U Inc., a technology-enabled education company, is moving its headquarters from Prince George's County to Lanham, MD to accommodate its growing workforce. The company expects to create more than 900 jobs in the county in the next five years.
MISO Inc., an independent regional electric transmission organization, is expanding its headquarters in Carmel, IN, creating up to 84 new high-wage jobs by 2020.
AvePoint, Inc., a leader in enabling enterprise collaboration across platforms and devices, will invest $1.5 million to establish an operation in the City of Richmond, VA, creating 100 new jobs, and expand in Arlington County, creating 55 new jobs.
Olympus will construct a new East Coast national service and distribution center in Shelby County, TN’s Bartlett Corporate Park.
San Francisco-based Shift Technologies will create 100 new, high-tech jobs in Arlington County, VA.
Kaiser Permanente will open a national member services contact center in Gwinnett County, GA this year, bringing more than 800 new jobs to metro Atlanta by 2020.
Facing increased pressure to deliver more growth and productivity while addressing workforce mobility trends and skills shortages, 87 percent of business leaders cite organizational culture and employee engagement as their top challenge, according to Deloitte's "Global Human Capital Trends 2015" report.
Workers everywhere will be affected by accelerating disruptions to the world of work—yet people in different economic positions will be impacted in very different ways, according to a new report from Foresight Alliance.
VXI Global Solutions, a business processing and information technology outsourcing services provider, will open a call center in College Park, GA in 2016, creating 570 jobs.
New report from The Economist Intelligence Unit identifies "softer" aspects of business expansions, such as finding new employees who support and enhance the brand’s existing culture, as a top concern.
Norway is the most prosperous country, while Singapore is the most successful country economically, according to the 2015 Legatum Prosperity Index™. The report ranks 142 countries across eight categories: the Economy, Entrepreneurship & Opportunity; Governance; Education; Health; Safety & Security; Personal Freedom; and Social Capital.
The percentage of working veterans reporting underemployment or low-paying job increased to 31 percent from 23 percent last year, according to the CareerBuilder Veterans Day Job Forecast.
Americans are confident the U.S. is a global technology leader, and 61% of Americans are willing to relocate for a higher salary, according to new Modis survey.
CEOs remain optimistic about their businesses’ growth, despite greater concerns about the challenging economy, according to the latest Vistage "CEO Confidence Index Survey."
Small and mid-sized business owners nationwide expect to increase hiring and wages for their employees over the next six months, according to the latest PNC Economic Outlook Survey findings.
Singapore has earned the top spot in the eighth annual Expat Explorer country league table, with expatriates praising the city-state’s opportunities for career development, appealing salaries, and an excellent quality of life.
Study cites influence of site selection and space design on employee value proposition.
Majority of CFOs say business analytics know-how mandatory for accounting and finance professionals.
UVa Miller Center's Milstein Commission has released a report on creating manufacturing Jobs; report is first in a series on restoring middle-class jobs.
Nearly one-quarter of respondents of new TD Bank Environmental Attitudes Survey said they would refuse a job if they disagreed with the organization's sustainable impact.
Job security and economic outlook within the manufacturing and logistics sectors on the upswing according to a recent survey from Randstad.
Concern over competitive environment rising; top areas for increased spending include technology (64%), existing facilities (42%) and workforce hiring (40%) in 2014.
CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists release 2014's top occupations and metros for temporary employment growth.
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JLL forecasts investment volumes up 10 percent and leasing markets to moderately improve.