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United Technologies to Add 35,000 Jobs; Invest $15B in R&D Through 2022

United Technologies has announced it will add 35,000 jobs and invest over $15 billion for research and development, as well as well as capital expenditures, in the United States through 2022. The company said Wednesday it also launched a new website www.utcinvestingintheusa.com aimed at highlighting UTC’s U.S. investments. These new investments are intended to …

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Job Growth Jumps 222,000 in June

The U.S. economy added 222,000 jobs in June, and the unemployment rate held at 4.4 percent, according to a government report Friday. Job growth has averaged approximately 180,000 per month in 2017, slightly above the 187,000 mark in 2016.Wages remained stagnant, rising only a sluggish 0.2 percent. Hourly earnings on …

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TechServe Alliance: 2016 IT and Engineering Employment Rises Year-Over-Year

A new study from the TechServe Alliance estimates the number of information technology and engineering jobs increased at respective year-to-year growth rates of 2.4 percent and 0.7 percent. The TechServe Alliance report published Wednesday says IT jobs have grown to 5,179,300 in December 2016 to represent an addition of 122,900 IT workers from the previous year’s final …

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AWS’ Max Peterson: Cloud Tech Demand Presents Employment, Economic Opportunities

Max Peterson, a general manager at Amazon Web Services‘ global public sector business, has said the cloud computing market could create as many as 14 million new jobs during 2015, BusinessNewsAsia reported Wednesday. “Cloud represents a huge opportunity for good jobs and economic development,” Peterson told the audience during his keynote speech …

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Raytheon’s Indianapolis Hub Expansion Seeks to Add 250 Jobs; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon expects to add as many as 250 positions through an expansion of the company’s systems modernization and sustainment facility in Indianapolis. The company said Monday it currently employs approximately 1,000 workers at the site to upgrade, engineer, install and maintain computer or weapon systems for military customers. “The work Raytheon does in …

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Report: Private Sector Added 204K Jobs in October

 The Labor Department estimates that businesses in the U.S. added about 204,000 jobs in October, the Longview, Texas News-Journal reported Saturday. Lynne Sladky writes that the department also found unemployment rose to 7.3 percent from 7.2 percent but cited furloughs of federal employees during the 16-day shutdown as the likely …

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