Today is Take Your Dog To Work Day. Begun in the U.S. in 1999, the annual event is intended to celebrate the man-canine bond, and encourage the adoption of stray dogs. But some employers, including some offices at AOL, go even further and invite dogs into the office every day in the belief that allowing... Read More »
Maybe they just wanted a little extra pepperoni.
Pizza Hut restaurants in the South have been hit by recent robberies, with incidents occurring in both Kentucky and North Carolina. A Louisville Pizza Hut branch was raided on Sept. 11 and, according to local media outlet WDRB, the caper wasn't a hard one to... Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is pitching his jobs plan in North Carolina, visiting a business that the White House says would benefit from the proposals he's been pressing Congress to pass right away. Read More »
By Jim Kuhnhenn
WASHINGTON -- Bedeviled by a bleak employment picture, President Barack Obama is pushing for more private sector hiring while seeking to protect his own job during a two-day domestic trip that aims to raise his political profile in two key states and with an important Hispanic constituency. Read More »
A health-care services company is expanding its North Carolina operations by adding 1,200 jobs at a new location in Charlotte and its existing facility in Concord.
Orlando, Fla.-based Connextions, Inc. said Thursday that growing demand for its call center-based services prompted the expansion. Read More »