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Forbes: 10 occupations hiring the most right now
This week, the Labor Department reported that U.S. employers posted fewer job openings in September when compared to August. In fact, it was the fewest openings posted in the past five months. Memphis Business Journal
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LabAnswer Center of Excellence Brings Jobs to Central Florida
LabAnswer, the nation’s leading laboratory informatics consultancy, announced the creation of a science and technology Center of Excellence (COE) in Central Florida. After opening in October of 2011, the LabAnswer Center of Excellence already employs ten full time laboratory informatics professionals specializing in informatics solutions such as Laboratory Information Management Systems, Chromatography Data Systems, Electronic Lab Notebooks, data management/analytics, and an array of scientific instrumentation. The LabAnswer team has been tasked with enabling scientists to produce the next major discovery in pharmaceutical and clinical science. virtual-strategy.com
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Dell plant could give Triad edge in hunt for Herbalife
The 580,000-square-foot Dell plant built at a cost of more than $100 million could give Winston-Salem the edge as it seeks to land weight management and nutrition company Herbalife International. Triangle Business Journal
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Gov. Perry Highlights Importance of Fair Legal Climate in Texas
AUSTIN, Texas,-- Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, issued the text of the following speech: It's always a pleasure to be among those who understand the real danger lawsuit abuse can present to an economy, how it can derail employers of all sizes, and prematurely end the hopes and dreams of small business owners. equities.com
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LG&E/KU say $500 million savings on environmental upgrades will cut planned rate increases by a third
LOUISVILLE, Ky., — LG&E/KU announced Thursday that they expect to save more than $500 million for the environmental upgrade projects previously approved by the Kentucky Public Service Commission to address more stringent Environmental Protection Agency regulations. Lane Report
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Survey shows more than half of Kentucky manufacturers plan to hire in 2013
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Fifty-two percent of Kentucky manufacturers say they plan to hire between one and 19 employees in 2013, according to the recently conducted 2012 Annual Manufacturing Wage and Benefits Survey. Lane Report
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Beam bringing business center with 60 professional jobs to downtown Louisville
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -– Beam Inc. (NYSE: BEAM) announced today it will locate its new Global Business Services Center with 60 professional jobs in downtown Louisville’s Fourth Street Live! complex early next year. Lane Report
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FL Gov. Rick Scott: Winter Haven Rail Terminal 'Means More Jobs'
Gov. Rick Scott joined elected local and state officials and executives from several Florida-based companies as dirt was turned for a ceremonial groundbreaking on Thursday for the Winter Haven Intermodal Rail Terminal. Sunshinestatenews.com
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ULA Selects Hensel Phelps Construction Co. = Hundreds Of New Southern Jobs
United Launch Alliance (ULA) today announced it selected Hensel Phelps Construction Co. of Orlando, Florida, to provide program management contractor support to ULA’s efforts on NASA’s Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) program at Space Launch Complex (SLC) 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. satnews.com
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CCI Industrial Services to Expand in Somerset KY, Add 10 Jobs
Frankfort Ky. – Governor Steve Beshear has announced CCI Industrial Services plans to expand manufacturing operations in Somerset, creating 10 new, full-time jobs and investing $1.2 million in the project. The company, also known as Cable Contracting Inc., plans to move its existing 2,400-square-foot operation into a 20,000-square-foot facility. mfrtech.com
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Features & Opinion

 Top Ten Places in the South for Relocating California Companies

The America South is home to almost as many residents as the Northeast and the Midwest combined, but even that statistical record is about to be broken. According to a new Census Bureau study that came out in April, 51 percent of the nation's population jump occurred in the South from 2010 to 2013.
 

 Randle Report - Business News in the South

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By Stacy Randle
Demographer Wendell Cox recently analyzed the largest gains in holders of bachelor's and post-graduate degrees between 2007 and 2012 in the 51 metro regions in the U.S. of 1 million residents or more. The results were published in Forbes magazine and the South dominated the ranking.
 

 Business News in the South - Randle Report

FEATURE     
This is our annual "Made in the South" issue and it's timely because there is a new player in the South's manufacturing universe. For almost two decades, economic developers and politicos in the South and the U.S. have been chasing Chinese projects with little or nothing to show. Want proof we've been chasing ghosts in China for years? Okay, go ahead and name a Chinese brand that's made in the South? Tick. . .tick. . .tick. Give up?
 
 Nashville Mayour Karl Dean

We try to change up the categories in our annual Ten Top 10s section, but we always include the "Ten People Who Made a Difference" category. This year though, we are honoring 12 and you will learn why by reading about this group of folks who have made a difference in the South. Here is our annual list that includes executives, economic developers and politicians who have made a difference in the South's economy.


 


 

 

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