The staff at Charlotte-based general contracting firm A.M. King has resorted to cold-calling potential clients in an effort to generate business. The practice has been working for the small company, said Tiffani Shoop, marketing coordinator for A.M. King, which handles ...Read More »
Celgard, a Charlotte company that manufactures components for lithium batteries, will open a new 150,000-square-foot plant in Concord next year and add more than 200 jobs. Such announcements are welcome news in the Charlotte area after the past few years ...Read More »
Cincinnati-based Cintas Corp. said it has opened a new document-shredding facility in Charlotte. The 5,000-square-foot facility at 200 Forsyth Hall Drive creates 20 jobs in Charlotte, the company said. Cintas, which is publicly traded, said the facility provides businesses with secure mobile ...
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Charlotte-area unemployment could rise before the end of the year, the Charlotte Regional Partnership said Wednesday. In a report, the CRP said the unemployment rate for the Charlotte region continued its downward trend in October, falling to 10.6 percent from 11 percent in ...
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Katie Simon walked around uptown Charlotte Tuesday, having just finished a job interview. For the 30-year-old, the Queen City seemed like a place she could call home. “I’m really hoping this works out for me,” said Simon, who lives in ...Read More »
As if finding a job wasn’t hard enough in this economy, a report released this week by New York-based online job search engine Juju.com ranks Charlotte 16th in job-search difficulty. Washington, D.C., was ranked the least difficult place to find ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County’s unemployment rate dropped from 9.9 percent in September to 9.8 percent in October, according to a report released today by the state’s Employment Security Commission. It was one of 66 North Carolina counties where unemployment rates dropped. Unemployment rates increased ...
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SPX Corp. will spend $70 million to build global headquarters in Mecklenburg County, generating 180 jobs in Charlotte over the next five years. Under the plan, the Ballantyne-based Fortune 500 company, which provides products and services for various industries — ...Read More »