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 »
According to estimates released Wednesday, first-year attendance at the NASCAR Hall of Fame is expected to fall to as much as half of original projections. For fiscal 2011, between 250,000 to 400,000 people are expected to visit the hall of fame. ...Read More »
Robb Hudson was frustrated with Mecklenburg County. The North American vice president for Leicestershire, England-based Winbro Group Technologies had hoped the county would take more of an interest in the company when it began shopping this year for a location ...
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CHARLOTTE – Aerospace supplier Goodrich Corp. has won a contract worth about $10 million from the United Kingdom’s Defense Ministry to continue supporting instruments on military jets and helicopters, the company said today. Atlantic Inertial Systems, which is based in England ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina is still struggling with significant unemployment, despite a small drop in the jobless rate announced today. The unemployment rate declined to 9.6 percent in September from 9.7 percent in August, but that can be explained by ...Read More »
HUNTERSVILLE — A German-based maker of fabrics used to make strong but lightweight composite materials is expanding its North Carolina plant and adding nearly 180 jobs. Gov. Beverly Perdue announced Tuesday that SAERTEX USA will expand its Huntersville factory, investing ...Read More »
For nearly a year in 2008, Edward Robinson looked for a job around his Huntersville home, applying everywhere from grocery stores and movie theaters to bowling alleys and home-improvement centers. He landed a few jobs, but they never worked out. ...Read More »