Hiring and recruitment

March 22, 2019 - 1:56 am
MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp says a brake manufacturer based in South Korea plans to open its first North American manufacturing facility in McDonough. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Kemp announced on Wednesday the new 220,000-square-foot facility for Sangsin Technology...
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March 21, 2019 - 3:33 am
ROME, Ga. (AP) — Georgia-Pacific says it plans to invest $30 million at its lumber mill in Rome, Georgia. The Rome News-Tribune reported this week that officials say the investment in new equipment will not directly create jobs at the facility, which currently has about 160 employees. Company...
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FILE- This Feb. 15, 2018, file photo shows a Ford logo on the grill of a car on display at the Pittsburgh Auto Show. Ford Motor Co. is repackaging a previously announced manufacturing investment in the Detroit area and now says it will spend $900 million and create 900 new jobs over the next four years. Most of the new workers will build a new generation of electric vehicle at Ford’s existing factory in Flat Rock, Michigan, south of Detroit, which will see an $850 million investment. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
March 20, 2019 - 1:40 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. is repackaging a previously announced $900 million manufacturing investment in the Detroit area, boosting the number of jobs added from 850 to 900. Most of the new workers will build a new generation of electric vehicle at Ford's existing factory in Flat Rock, Michigan...
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Soldiers carry supplies to areas affected by Cyclone Idai in Chimanimani, about 600 kilometers southeast of Harare, Zimbabwe, Monday, March 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
March 19, 2019 - 9:45 am
CHIMANIMANI, Zimbabwe (AP) — Rapidly rising floodwaters have created "an inland ocean" in Mozambique endangering scores of thousands of families, aid workers said Tuesday as they scrambled to rescue survivors of Cyclone Idai who clung to rooftops and trees. Hundreds were dead, many more were...
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FILE- In this Oct. 28, 2017, file photo the storefront window of a portrait studio is lit up along a downtown street at dusk in Lumberton, N.C. Although small businesses vary widely in terms of size, industry and issues, they do appear to be generally united by a growing uneasiness about the economy. Several surveys and economic reports released in recent weeks show that company owners have more trust in their businesses than the national or local economy, and that they’re running their businesses more conservatively in response to uncertainty about overall business conditions. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
March 18, 2019 - 10:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Although small businesses vary widely in terms of size, industry and issues, they do appear to be generally united by a growing uneasiness about the economy. Several surveys and economic reports released in recent weeks show that company owners have more trust in their businesses...
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File-Picture taken March 11, 2019 shows the head offices of Deutsche Bank, left, and Commerzbank, right. (Arne Dedert/dpa via AP)
March 17, 2019 - 1:01 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Deutsche Bank, Germany's biggest bank, and domestic rival Commerzbank have decided to open talks on a possible merger, the lenders said Sunday in an announcement that followed months of speculation about such a combination. Commerzbank said in a one-sentence statement that the banks "...
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FILE -- In this Saturday, March 9, 2019 file photo robots work on a VW Passat car at a plant of the car manufacturer Volkswagen in Emden, Germany. (Joerg Sarbach/dpa via AP, file)
March 13, 2019 - 6:27 am
BERLIN (AP) — German carmaker Volkswagen AG says it expects to shed between 5,000 and 7,000 jobs at its core brand by 2023 as a result of increasing automation of "routine tasks." The Wolfsburg-based company said Wednesday that the Volkswagen brand can cut the posts by not recruiting replacements...
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March 07, 2019 - 2:29 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A French company that uses gene-editing to make treatments that help a patient's immune system fight cancer is building its first U.S. manufacturing site in North Carolina. State officials said Thursday that Paris-based bio-pharmaceutical company Cellectis could get tax breaks...
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March 06, 2019 - 12:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Small business hiring slowed dramatically in February, a sign that company owners may be getting cautious about the economy. That report comes from payroll provider ADP, which said Wednesday its customers with up to 49 staffers added just 12,000 jobs last month, down sharply from...
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FILE- In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo customers enter a McDonald's restaurant near an employment sign visible in Atlantic Highlands, N.J. On Wednesday, March 6, payroll processor ADP reports how many jobs private employers added in February. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
March 06, 2019 - 9:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses added a solid 183,000 jobs in February, a private survey found, a sign that companies are continuing to hire even as economic growth is likely slowing. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that last month's job gains were down from the 300,000 added in January, a...
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