Randstad US to bring 900 remote customer service and call center jobs to North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. and DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Randstad US announces it is hiring for 900 remote customer service representative jobs in Raleigh Durham, North Carolina. Candidates looking for job opportunities can apply through an online portal or attend an upcoming virtual hiring event.

Randstad will accept applications during an upcoming virtual career expo taking place on September 30, 2020 between 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST. Interested candidates are encouraged to RSVP for the virtual hiring event or contact RIS-Durham@randstadusa.com for more information.

The customer service representative roles are paying up to $17.00 an hour depending on experience. Candidates must be willing to work a 40-hour schedule and possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

North Carolina’s economy is beginning to bounce back from the pandemic, making the annual increase of demand for customer service jobs essential for workers this season,” said

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Randstad US to bring 100 remote customer service and call center jobs to Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Randstad US announces it is hiring 100 remote customer service representative jobs in Orlando, Florida. Candidates looking for job opportunities can apply through an online portal or attend an upcoming virtual hiring event.

Randstad will accept applications during an upcoming virtual hiring event taking place on September 30, 2020 between 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT. Interested candidates are encouraged to RSVP for the virtual hiring event or contact RIS-Orlando@randstadusa.com for more information.

The customer service representative roles are paying up to $13.00 an hour depending on experience. Candidates must be willing to work a 40-hour schedule, possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent, and have access to a personal computer, USB headset, and high-speed internet.

“Workers in Orlando are struggling with an unemployment rate of 15 percent, but the holiday season can be a light at the end

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Randstad US to bring 400 remote customer service jobs to South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C., Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Randstad US announces it is hiring 400 remote customer service representative jobs in South Carolina. Candidates looking for job opportunities can apply through an online portal or attend an upcoming virtual hiring event.

Randstad will accept applications during an upcoming virtual career expo taking place on September 30, 2020 between 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT. Interested candidates are encouraged to RSVP for the virtual hiring event or contact RIS-CGRecruitment@randstadusa.com for more information.

The customer service representative roles are paying up to $13.50 an hour depending on experience, Candidates must be willing to work a 40-hour schedule, possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent, and have access to a personal computer, USB headset, and high-speed internet.

“The holiday season always increases the demand for customer service jobs, but these jobs take on a new level of importance when many

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Developer cuts ribbon on start of industrial park that will bring 1,400 jobs to former Republic Steel mill | Northwest Indiana Business Headlines

NorthPoint just completed the first 360,000-square-foot building on a 32-acre site at 12144 S. Avenue O. Republic Steel, which also had a mill in East Chicago, long operated a steel mill there before it was acquired by LTV in 1984 and shuttered for good less than two decades later.

“NorthPoint believes in Chicago, the state of Illinois, its people and communities,” NorthPoint Founder and CEO Nathaniel Hagedorn said. “When we started this project, we saw the potential of the city and the Southeast Side. Commerce Park Chicago represents the best in public-private projects and shows the value of what we can accomplish by working together.”

Ford will lease the first building to support manufacturing operations at its nearby automotive factory on Torrence Avenue and East 130th Street, just south of the Calumet River. 

“Ford is proud of its nearly 100-year history of vehicle production in the city of Chicago,” said

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Electron Ion Collider to bring jobs, make Long Island center of scientific world

Brookhaven National Lab will soon become the center of the scientific world when it begins construction the world’s first Electron-Ion Collider (EIC).

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The $2 billion project, which in 2015 was declared one of the top priorities for the future of nuclear physics in the U.S. by the Department of Energy Nuclear Science Advisory Committee, will create 4,000 construction jobs.

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Lab administrators and elected officials spoke about the project on Friday during a press conference at the lab in Upton.

“This EIC puts Long Island at the center of science, not just in New York and not just in America, but in the world,” Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) said.

The EIC will be the world’s most powerful instrument for understanding the atom and will help scientists unlock the secrets of the strongest

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Faktion and Iguazio Bring Data Science to Production for European Smart Mobility Customers on Azure Cloud

  • AI-driven technology brings safer roads, less traffic and reduced pollution into European cities

  • Partnership between data science platform Iguazio and boutique AI firm Faktion reduces the complexity of developing and deploying AI applications for several joint European customers in the smart mobility space

  • Microsoft has partnered with both companies to provide faster time to market and more efficient Machine Learning (ML) Workflows at scale on Azure cloud

Iguazio, the data science platform built for production and real-time machine learning applications, today announced a strategic partnership with Faktion, a boutique, end-to-end Artificial Intelligence (AI) service provider for smart mobility technologies across Europe.

The partnership enables both companies to provide AI software infrastructure and services to smart mobility companies looking to harness big data and create AI applications that make travel in cities safer, greener, and more efficient.

The two companies already have several joint European customers in the Smart Mobility space,

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Great education can bring together online and off-line experiences

Online education is not merely a temporary adaptation to the contingencies of a pandemic-wracked world. After navigating an involuntary crash course in online learning, educational institutions are now recognizing that they will eventually deploy these strategies alongside off-line experiences in the post-COVID future.

They are finding that these two modalities are complementary: each one fills gaps for the other. Thus, the coronavirus holds the promise of elevating the impact of educational institutions in the future.

When Israel first entered lockdown, Masa Israel Journey, founded by the Jewish Agency and the government of Israel, faced the challenge of shifting our offerings online. This was particularly complicated for us since we design dynamic and experimental educational experiences that rely heavily on firsthand encounters with Israel’s people, places and institutions.

While at the start of the crisis, many of us rushed to provide alternative programming, we quickly recognized the importance of strategic pauses

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Amazon to bring over 2,500 jobs to the Central Valley as part of widespread hiring spree

Amazon is recruiting more than 100,000 workers across the U.S. and Canada in anticipation of the holiday season, over 2,500 of which will be hired across the Central Valley.

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According to an Amazon spokesperson, the company is adding over 4,000 jobs throughout Northern California, with 1,700 in the Sacramento area and 2,600 planned for the Central Valley. Brittany Parmley, a PR manager for Amazon Operations, said the Central Valley jobs will be available in Tracy, Patterson and Stockton.

She added that jobs range from packing customer orders to positions in HR and finance within the individual buildings.

Wages will start at $15 per hour, Parmley said, and benefits like health and dental insurance, as well as a 401(k) match, will be available “on day one.” Select positions also come with a sign-on bonus of up to $1,000. Jobs are available for those with and without a college degree,

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Virtual reality startup and Fujitsu bring immersive drug design software to Japanese market

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — San Diego–based virtual reality (VR) startup Nanome, Inc. has entered into an agreement with Fujitsu to bring their signature product—an immersive scientific design and collaboration platform—to the Japanese market. The software is already used by more than 15 of the top US-based biopharmaceutical companies.

Nanome became the first VR software company to launch an immersive real-time collaboration platform for scientific discovery in 2015. The software environment accelerates scientific decision making by allowing users to visualize, modify, and simulate biological and chemical compounds, facilitating effective communication of data and integrating with existing computational chemistry workflows.

“Our software enables the analysis of complicated structures in 3D space,” said Nanome COO Keita Funakawa. “It can help gain insights into data that were not accessible using 2D tools.”

Beginning this month, Fujitsu, a multinational information technology equipment and services company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan,

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New Westfield Fluid Controls facility expected to bring 173 total jobs to Acadiana

Westfield Fluid Controls, part of Westfield Hydraulics, is relocating its manufacturing operations to Lafayette, moving from San Fernando, California, according to the Louisiana Economic Development.



John Bel Edwards wearing a suit and tie talking on a cell phone: Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards speaking at Press Conference at the LITE Center. Monday, July 27, 2020.


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Westfield Hydraulics, which makes valves and fluid controls for aerospace and defense applications, will invest $5.1 million to establish the facility. The state economic development agency said the business will create 67 direct jobs with an average salary of $49,797, plus benefits. 

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The state estimates the move will add 106 indirect jobs, for a total of 173 new jobs for the Acadiana region.

“We see this expansion as vital to better support our customers in the rapid development of highly customized fluid control solutions for space and defense systems,” Westfield Hydraulics CEO Robert Schacht said in a writtten statement.

“We chose

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