Author:Susan Walton

Workforce Makes Raleigh Prime Contender for Amazon HQ2 Project

Wake Tech Community College President Steve Scott says the Research Triangle Region’s workforce is “incredibly diverse and multi-talented, with skill and expertise in IT and artificial intelligence, marketing, design and development, sales, business functions such as accounting and customer service, management and innovative leadership.” Talent...

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WNC’s average wages inch up, but still trail NC, US

With job creation now occurring at a healthy pace, economists and journalists have turned their attention to wage growth, which has been slow in recent years. But Buncombe County’s average weekly wage in first quarter 2017 surged by eight percent from same period last year,...

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What Are the Best Employee Perks? 4 Questions to Ask First

Over half of US employees admit they are searching for a new job or watching for openings. Many consider financial benefits such as bonuses, pensions and profit-sharing plans pivotal factors in switching jobs. Gallup’s “State of the American Workforce” report recommends employee benefits that offer flexibility...

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