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New research from CareerBuilder identifies seven major trends that have influenced job creation over the last seven years, and the occupations that have benefitted from these trends.


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New research from CareerBuilder identifies seven major trends that have influenced job creation over the last seven years, and the occupations that have benefitted from these trends.

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Seven Trends Driving U.S. Job Growth

New research from CareerBuilder identifies seven major trends that have influenced job creation over the last seven years, and the occupations that have benefitted from these trends.

Oxitec To Build Mosquito Egg Production Unit In UK

The $9.5M Oxfordshire, UK facility will have the capacity to generate one billion Friendly™ Aedes mosquito eggs per week.

Lytx Moves Manufacturing Operations To U.S. From China

The company will move manufacturing of its video event recorders from mainland China to Logansport, IN, creating 70 jobs and $50 million in investment.

U.S. Employers Remain Positive About Hiring In Q4 2017

Employers across all sectors report favorable hiring intentions, with manufacturing reporting the strongest forecast since 2007.

Tel Aviv Becoming R&D Hub For Corporate Giants

The number of international R&D centers in Tel Aviv has doubled over the past five years, according to a recent report by Tel Aviv Global.

The Big Prize

Amazon launches a public bidding war for its second corporate headquarters in North America.

Philips To Establish Center Of Expertise In Greater Nashville

The global leader in health technology will create approximately 800 jobs in the Nashville region.

Innovation Is Thriving In Arizona

The Grand Canyon State has a robust ecosystem that attracts early-stage entrepreneurs and tech-savvy talent to a wide range of growth sectors.

Billtrust Expanding, Creating 200 New Jobs In New Jersey

With help from Grow NJ, the payment cycle management software company is expected move to its new Lawrenceville headquarters in Spring 2018.

Survey Reveals Top Barriers To Hiring Tech Talent

Salary demands, a shortage of qualified applicants and not being seen as an employer of choice are the top challenges, according to a new survey of CIOs from Robert Half Technology.

Florida: A Warm Climate For Business Growth

Florida’s huge market and business-friendly government policies help companies reach their growth and expansion goals with ease.

Business Tech Company Creating 300 Jobs In South Alabama

Provalus will invest $6.5 million to establish a business technology and support operation in Brewton, AL.

Serving The Cloud: Data Center Supply Races To Meet Demand

Completion of new data center projects started in 2016 will create enough new server capacity to meet the voracious appetite of expanding cloud providers, easing a shortage of available storage space.

Foxconn’s Wisconsin Project: Largest Greenfield Foreign Investment In U.S. History

The high-tech manufacturer’s $10B investment will create 13,000 jobs at its new Southeastern Wisconsin campus.

Ready or Not

Federal and state authorities are beginning to lay down the rules of the road for self-driving vehicles.

Austin, Charlotte, Denver Are Tops In BF’s Growth Chart

Austin, TX has been named the top metro for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report.

Manufacturing Is Job One For Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan

Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan have been named the Top Manufacturing States in a new rankings category in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report; Louisiana is tops in Cybersecurity Growth Potential.

Indeed Expanding, Adding 500 Jobs In Connecticut

The tech company will invest $26.5 million to expand its Stamford, CT offices, with help from a $7 million low-interest loan from the state.

Emerson Investing $100M In Ohio Expansion

The company will update and expand its office and lab space in Sidney, OH for the company’s air conditioning, heating and refrigeration businesses.

Adobe Expanding In Utah, Adding Up to 1,260 Jobs

The software giant will invest $90M at its Lehi, UT facility with the help of a post-performance Economic Development Tax Increment Finance (EDTIF) tax credit rebate.

Smaller U.S. Cities Joining Technology Boom

Increasingly, tech firms are bypassing celebrated traditional locations in favor of cities which are not typically associated with the technology sector.

Infosys Will Create 2,000 Tech Jobs In North Carolina By 2021

Raleigh, NC is the second of four planned Technology and Innovation Hubs that will employ 10,000 workers in the U.S.

NTT DATA Moving Into New Texas North American HQ

The IT services provider will create 6,377 new jobs and invest more than $28 million in Plano with help from the Texas Enterprise Fund.

Samsung Opening $380M Manufacturing Plant In South Carolina

The state-of-the-art home appliance production facility will create more than 950 jobs in Newberry, SC. 

HYLA, Inc. Creating 225 Jobs In Tennessee

The specialized mobile device reverse logistics technology and services provider will invest more than $1 million in a new facility in La Vergne, TN.

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.

Gap Expansion Will Create More Than 500 Jobs In Tennessee

The global retailer will invest approximately $41.7 million in the expansion of its Gallatin, TN distribution campus.

Cyber Security Company Expands Chicago Headquarters

Trustwave will add more than 300 employees at its new Chicago headquarters; City Colleges of Chicago is launching a Cyber Security Boot Camp.

IT Company Building New Headquarters In Indianapolis Region

Knowledge Services, a woman-owned business, will create up to 400 jobs in Fishers, IN by 2021.

DST Creating More Than 400 Jobs In Missouri

The global technology company is expanding its Kansas City, MO operations, and plans to create 415 new jobs.

Switch Investing $2.5B In Atlanta Data Center

The global technology company will create 65 jobs at the metro Atlanta data center.

Tech Firm Plans Double-Digit Job Growth In Indiana

myCOI will expand its Indianapolis headquarters, creating up to 185 jobs by 2021.

Elemental LED Relocating U.S. Operations, Headquarters To Reno

The engineering, technology-based manufacturer of innovative lighting solutions will expand its workforce by more than 100 employees.

Barracuda Networks Creating 115 Jobs In Ann Arbor

The $2.3 million expansion is getting support from the Michigan Strategic Fund and Ann Arbor SPARK.

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