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How Amazon can build a talent pipeline in its new Queens home

Amazon’s decision to come to Long Island City, and its promise of more than 25,000 jobs, will only magnify changes to this once bustling industrial area that is already undergoing a major... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 6th, 2018

CUNY Coders Hope to Fill Amazon"s Queens Headquarters

New York City’s public university system graduates thousands of students with tech degrees each year and officials tout their abilities to fill Amazon’s talent pipeline......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 25th, 2018

After being snubbed by Amazon, Long Island City springs back

When Amazon.com Inc. backtracked on its plans to build a second headquarters in Long Island City in the borough of Queens in February, it wasn't exactly good news for the neighborhood. But despite the snub by Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN), Long Island City h.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2019

Most and Least Tax Friendly States for Business

E-commerce giant Amazon announced in February it was withdrawing from its plan to build its second headquarters in New York City’s Long Island City. The planned addition of HQ-2 in the Queens........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 27th, 2019

New York voters say losing Amazon was bad move: poll

New Yorkers agree that losing Amazon will hurt. Two-thirds of New York voters think it is bad for the state that Amazon will no longer build a second company headquarters in Queens, according to a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 19th, 2019

Siena poll: Majority of voters say Amazon canceling Queens HQ2 plan was bad for New York

About two thirds of New York voters surveyed in a recent Siena College poll say Amazon's decision not to build a second headquarters in Queens was bad for the state – and the roughly same margin would support a new deal if Amazon reconsidered. Am.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2019

Critics were angry about Amazon"s $3 billion in tax breaks, but Hudson Yards gets more

Some New York taxpayers were upset when they discovered that Amazon was set to receive $3 billion in tax breaks to build its HQ2 in Queens, but they may also be incensed to learn that another local development, Hudson Yards, has received even more bi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 12th, 2019

Inside Amazon"s "Secret" Plan To Build Home Robots

Through acquisitions and innovation, Amazon has been criticized by President Trump .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 23rd, 2018

Vesta project: Amazon has a top-secret plan to build home robots

People familiar with the project speculate that the Vesta robot could be a sort of mobile Alexa, accompanying customers in parts of their home where they don't have Echo devices.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 23rd, 2018

Report: Amazon has now visited all 20 HQ2 finalist cities

Since January, Amazon has been scoping out the sites on the company's HQ2 shortlist. Amazon has been particularly interested in the quality of education and the tech-to-talent pipeline in each city......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 18th, 2018

How this coding bootcamp is helping women land tech jobs

Hackbright is helping to diversify tech's talent pipeline of female engineers and get women hired at companies like Facebook and Amazon......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 10th, 2018

How this coding bootcamp is helping women land tech jobs

Hackbright is helping to diversify tech's talent pipeline of female engineers and get women hired at companies like Facebook and Amazon......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 10th, 2018

Amazon Studios’ New Boss Is Reshaping Its Strategy. Step One: Lure New Talent.

Jennifer Salke, the new head of the tech giant’s TV and movie division, is letting Hollywood know that the door is open for creative talent to find a home at Amazon......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJun 11th, 2018

Now Amazon Can Build Your House, Too

It’s not enough that Amazon wants to outfit your home with personal virtual assistants and deliver groceries and Christmas trees to your door — the e-commerce giant with a knack for disrupting convention now wants to build your home, too......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 7th, 2018

Now Amazon can build your house, too

It’s not enough that Amazon wants to outfit your home with personal virtual assistants and deliver groceries and Christmas trees to your door — the e-commerce giant with a knack for disrupting convention now wants to build your home, too......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 7th, 2018

DB Best Technologies seeks to grow and protect talent from Amazon and Microsoft recruiting

The Redmond-based data-migration company benefits from the Puget Sound region's vibrant cloud market, but it has had to build a remote office to prevent Amazon and Microsoft from stealing their best talent......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 7th, 2018

Amazon is reportedly moving into Long Island City, Queens: Here"s what the neighborhood is like

Long Island City, where Amazon is said to build its next headquarters, is a neighborhood going through a a massive transition......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcNov 6th, 2018

Queens neighborhood wary of Amazon coming to town - Phys.Org

Phys.OrgQueens neighborhood wary of Amazon coming to townPhys.OrgNew York's Long Island City, where Amazon is tipped to set up a new home, is a neighborhood in flux—a construc.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 12th, 2018

With Amazon coming, the city needs to bring back Engine 261

Amazon’s plans to build one of its new HQ2 campuses in Long Island City could be truly transformative for the region. Its $2.5  billion investment in Queens would create 25,000 jobs   as well as a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 29th, 2018

New York City Council to Host Hearings on Amazon"s HQ2 Deal

Members of the New York City Council will host a trio of hearings to grill city officials and Amazon.com about the closed-door negotiations that led to the tech giant agreeing to build its second headquarters in Queens......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 1st, 2018

New Yorkers support Amazon"s Queens location, but split on tax breaks

More than half of New Yorkers approve Am… plans to build part of its massive second headquarters in Long Island City but they are split over the terms of a multibillion-dollar city and state... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 6th, 2018