243 Manufacturing Jobs Coming To Limerick Twp.

LIMERICK TOWNSHIP, PA —Medical device manufacturer Globus Medical is expanding into Montgomery County, adding 243 jobs as it moves into vacant space in Limerick Township.

Globus Medical will purchase and renovate a facility in Limerick Township, near its worldwide headquarters in Audubon, which has been vacant for nearly two years. The company will invest $36 million into the expansion.

“Limerick is pleased to welcome Globus Medical to our community and excited to work with them on the expansion of their medical manufacturing operation,” said Limerick Township Manager Daniel Kerr on Friday.

“The Township is proud of the proactive relationship Limerick has with the entire business sector and looks forward to Globus joining our community as the jobs, goods and services they will provide will be a tremendous benefit to our residents.”

The Pennsylvania-based medical device company focuses on the design, development and commercialization of musculoskeletal implants, and said Limerick Township

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Winter is coming as jobs are cut and Covid cases surge



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Top story: Students in Scotland banned from pubs and bars



a group of people walking down the street: New coronavirus cases hit a record daily high on Thursday as the chancellor said unemployment would rise over winter.


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New coronavirus cases hit a record daily high on Thursday as the chancellor said unemployment would rise over winter.

Morning everyone. I’m Martin Farrer and these are the top stories this morning.

Britain is facing a bleak winter after Rishi Sunak admitted that his multibillion-pound spending package would not be enough to stop unemployment soaring in the months ahead and as the number of new coronavirus cases hit a daily record yesterday. The chancellor said his winter jobs plan, which combines wage top-ups, cash support for companies and an extended VAT cut for struggling sectors, was needed to ease the pain of this week’s tougher restrictions on people’s movements and business operations to contain the spread of Covid-19. It was welcomed by the CBI and unions, but others

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‘Hundreds of jobs’ coming to old East Towne Mall, developer says

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – Hillwood Enterprises held a zoom meeting Wednesday to share their plans for the old East Towne Mall.



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Proposed building to replace East Town Mall

Hillwood Senior Vice President, Kurt Nelson didn’t say exactly what he planned to bring to the area, but he described it as an “eCommerce distribution and fulfillment center.” He also said there were similar businesses in Memphis and Nashville.

During the meeting, Nelson talked about some of the plans that are in place for the facility. The building, which currently sits vacant, will require a lot of work such as rezoning the property to be an industrial site, working with engineers to fix the current stormwater draining issue and restructuring the parking lot to alleviate traffic issues.

“I’m grateful that the managers are taking good care of it, but it needs a little love,” Nelson said.

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Thousands Of New Jobs Coming To Detroit-Area



a large building: Amazon has announced that more than 2,100 new full- and part-time jobs are coming to the Detroit area as the company adds 100,000 new jobs around the nation.


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Amazon has announced that more than 2,100 new full- and part-time jobs are coming to the Detroit area as the company adds 100,000 new jobs around the nation.

DETROIT, MI — Amazon has announced that more than 2,100 new full- and part-time jobs are coming to the Detroit area as the company adds 100,000 new jobs around the nation. The company is looking to fill over 3,600 positions across the entire state.

The company said the jobs will have a starting wage of $15 per hour with benefits starting on the first day of employment. Amazon is also offering sign-on bonuses up to $500.

“We are opening 100 buildings this month alone across new fulfillment and sortation centers, delivery stations, and other sites,” said Dave Clark, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations at Amazon. “We are proud to be hiring 100,000 new associates with pay of $15

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Three Self-Education Industry Predictions For The Coming Years

Founder of Keir Weimer Multimedia, real estate & lifestyle entrepreneur, No. 1 bestselling author, keynote speaker & high-performance coach.

We currently live in a world that is rapidly changing on a near-daily basis right in front of our eyes, forcing us to adapt and pivot in ways that we haven’t had to before. The key to surviving and thriving in this time of extreme change, uncertainty and disruption is being able to be flexible and proactive.

One area that is changing very rapidly is the self-education industry.

One of my companies is a multimedia business in this space that educates, trains and equips people in various ways and areas through coaching programs, digital courses and events. What we have seen in the past few months since the pandemic hit is increased demand for our programs and more and more people searching for ways to retrain and reposition themselves

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Mutant Algorithms Are Coming for Your Education

(Bloomberg Opinion) — Bad algorithms have been causing a lot of trouble lately. One, designed to supplant exam scores, blew the college prospects of untold numbers of students attending International Baccalaureate schools around the world. Then another did the same for even more students in lieu of the U.K.’s high-stakes “A-level” exams, prompting Prime Minister Boris Johnson to call it a “mutant” and ultimately use human-assigned grades instead.

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Actually, I would argue that pretty much all algorithms are mutants. People just haven’t noticed yet.

The foibles of algorithms usually go unseen and undiscussed, because people lack the information and power they need to recognize and address them. When, for example, computers issue scores that decide how much people pay for mortgage loans or insurance policies, or who gets a job, the victims of mistakes typically don’t know what’s going on. Often, nobody even tells them their score, let

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