Small biz slow to hire [Chicago Tribune]
Intuit says the country’s smallest companies hired fewer people in June than they had since October. Since small businesses are usually the first to hire during a recovery, this could be an indication that big firms may add jobs even more slowly.
Website aids tech workers [Florida Today]
The Labor Department’s launched a website to help workers – including technology workers – find work and plan the next steps in their careers. Check it out here.
Unisys Brings 300 IT Jobs to St. Louis, Missouri [Area Development]
Unisys will open an application modernization center in St. Louis, creating 300 tech jobs over the next two years. The facility will build, operate, and maintain software applications for government and commercial clients.
Wikipedia’s Foundation Plans Expansion [NY Times]
The foundation that runs Wikipedia says it will add 44 employees in the next year, roughly doubling its professional staff.
IBM to open new facility in the research triangle
IBM Lender Business Process Services plans a managed
business process service center in North Carolina’s Research Triangle
Park, and expects to hire 600 workers over the next two years.
A ‘convergence of innovations’ [Times of Trenton]
Central New Jersey is emerging as a new hot spot for data centers. Find out which exit here.
Also: The Department of Health and Human Services is due to release its definition of "meaningful use" of electronic health records today, says Politico. It matters to those developing many healthcare applications.
— Mark Feffer