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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

Amazon execs face intense scrutiny at N.Y.C. public meeting

New York City Council members are demanding to know why Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other officials offered Amazon.com Inc. up to $2.8 billion in tax breaks and grants to build a new headquarters in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens. An attem.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 12th, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Amazon to create more than 600 new jobs, in Canada

Amazon.com Inc. said it plans to build a ne.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 17th, 2018

Google Is Spending $1 Billion on a Massive New York City Expansion

Just weeks after Amazon announced plans to build office .....»»

Category: topSource: timeDec 17th, 2018

Top 10 tech jobs in the Bay Area in 2018

Across the Bay Area, the tech positions that are in the most demand require very specific skills rather than broad-brush talent as the region increasingly becomes home to a number of tech titans. “The tech companies here are so big, compared to place.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 17th, 2018

Google Is Spending $1 Billion On a Massive New York City Expansion

Just weeks after Amazon announced plans to build offic.....»»

Category: topSource: timeDec 17th, 2018

Crain"s 2018 Newsmaker: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Many local political leaders expressed reservations about the incentives New York granted to lure Amazon to Queens. But when Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that she had “serious... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 16th, 2018