Bank of America has about 600 job openings in Charlotte and 1,600 globally, says Cathy Bessant, the Charlotte executive who is the company’s technology chief. The bank has laid off an undisclosed number of people in its tech businesses this year. Trade publication American Banker recently named her the nation’s most powerful female banker.
Continued controversy over the Confederate “Silent Sam” statue at UNC Chapel Hills “runs the risk of continuing to drain energy and goodwill that we worked so hard to maintain on our campus,” Chancellor Carol Folt told the school’s board of trustees. State lawmakers have spoken out against moving the statue, while Gov. Roy Cooper said in […]
The Triad-based team of Frank L. Blum Construction Co. and Sterling Construction Services has been selected as the construction management adviser for the Steven B. Tanger Center for Performing Arts in downtown Greensboro, winning out over three other finalists. The general contractor for the 110,000-square-foot facility, which has an estimated price tag of $80 million, […]
FedEx Corp. plans to add 800 seasonal positions in Greensboro, including package handlers and other support positions. In total, the Tennessee-based company will hire 50,000 to assist in the delivery of holiday packages. FedEx says that more than one-third of the package handlers hired last year at FedEx Ground facilities retained employment with the company […]