September 25, 2013

Pharmaceutical Manufacturer to Create 100 Jobs in Durham County

Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Purdue Pharma Manufacturing L.P. will build a new facility in Durham County.  The company plans to create 100 new jobs and invest $59 million over the next three years in Durham.

“North Carolina is recognized around the … read more

September 23, 2013

Background Checks are a Necessity for Businesses

Few businesses boast perfect records on hiring decisions.  Mistakes, unfortunately, are commonplace and they typically result in workplace disruption, lost revenues and low employee morale.  In some cases, however, they have far more serious effects, including significant financial losses, litigation and damaged reputations.  In extreme (but not unheard of) cases, … read more

September 9, 2013

Give to Get Marketing

Many successful marketers employ a strategy that some refer to as “give to get”.  The idea is that  you give something away for free to let your prospects get to know you, without risk to them.  Mrs. Fields Cookies did this with great success by positioning employees outside mall store … read more