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  • Uhavenoclu Feb 1, 2013

    I see those evil rich folks are creating more low-paying foreign jobs, lol. Weaker Pelosi

    The reason there are so many jobs out of the country and why the wal marts and others hire and make the stuff overseas is...................IMPORT TAX...The Government gets more money on products and workers overseas and bringing the products back into this country with the import tax then if they were made here....TA DA!

  • Terkel Feb 1, 2013

    ""We have plans for adding 1,000 associates around the world, and some of those will be in Raleigh,"

    Breakdown of numbers in each 3rd world country, please?

  • happymom Feb 1, 2013

    ""Working from home is a lay mans term for LAZY"

    "That only applies to government employees. And, of course, in-office government employees too."

    Wish someone would have told me that. I'm a former government employee (with UNC). I averaged 50 hours per week and often worked over 60 hours. Never less than 40. And I know many other people who did the same.

    I will never understand the stereotyping of government workers. While there are some slackers (every sector of employment has some lazy people), most are hard workers. And they do their jobs for less pay and less appreciation than anyone in the private sector.

  • Obamacare rises Feb 1, 2013

    I see those evil rich folks are creating more low-paying foreign jobs, lol.
    Weaker Pelosi

    I went ahead and fixed this for you.

  • busyb97 Feb 1, 2013

    Maybe YOU would be lazy working from home. That doesnt mean others are. It is actually a very practical way for companies to be family friendly for their employees, save lots of money on facility.....as long as the employee does his work.

  • Weaker Pelosi Feb 1, 2013

    I see those evil rich folks are creating more jobs, lol.

  • ncmike Feb 1, 2013

    "Working from home is a lay mans term for LAZY" - Uhavenoclu

    man, I work from home full time and I work wayyyy more than 40 hours. I typically start by 7am and don't finish until 6pm, plus I often find myself doing work email at night. When I read these sort of baseless comments, I think - 'boy, there are some really angry people out there' that will attack anything.

  • bboley Feb 1, 2013

    Being a former employee who left for greener pastures I can safely say that only a small fraction of those jobs will be in Raleigh; perhaps a couple dozen. Red Hat has a well established track record of hiring in cheap labor markets such as Pune (India), Czech Republic, and Brazil. They can hire 2-3 people in Pune for the price of one RDU employee, and the rate in the Czech Republic is even cheaper.

  • Uhavenoclu Feb 1, 2013

    Working from home is a lay mans term for LAZY." - uhavenoclu

    Not always the case my friend! My husband works from home and I can assure you he works his bum off!

    Good for him,granted there are a few exceptions,and there are most unemployed who "Work" from home because they don't want to work.

  • itsnotmeiswear Feb 1, 2013

    Pretty simple to monitor a remote worker's production through utilization goals and to incentivize worker production with appropriate compensation programs. Best of luck for their continued success.

  • LuvLivingInCary Feb 1, 2013

    i'm not sure who's buying their product. interesting sales numbers.

  • jahudson Feb 1, 2013

    I would love a job where I could work from home. Working from home does not mean lazy .. it just means you work from home...

  • TeresaBee Feb 1, 2013

    Happy days are here again?

  • ncangier Feb 1, 2013

    "Working from home is a lay mans term for LAZY." - Uhavenoclu

    Obviously you don't have a clue. My husband and I both work from home. We work more hours than if we went into an office. We save gas money and wear-n-tear on our vehicles. Many companies are doing this now. Their employees are much happier and more productive. And if you read the article it says: ""We have associates in almost 80 locations in 30 different countries, but almost 20 percent of our associates work from home," Congdon said. "Our folks are more productive when they can take time off for the soccer match and them come back and handle emails in the evening."" With the market being world wide, people are at work at different times, this way they can attend a meeting with the other side of the world in the middle of the night and not have to leave the house. You need to get a clue.

  • dakg Feb 1, 2013

    Working from home is a lay mans term for LAZY." - uhavenoclu

    Not always the case my friend! My husband works from home and I can assure you he works his bum off!

  • poisonivey Feb 1, 2013

    Any company that projects to earn a billion+ dollars in annual revenue does not achieve this through the utilization of "lazy" employees. A more apt definition of "lazy" are the blood-sucking parasites that feed off of state and federal programs designed to assist people in real need.

  • Sarge Feb 1, 2013

    wow a company is going to hire people and pay em a good wage and they are ridiculed. What a sad state of affairs we live in.

  • TVs_Deceit Feb 1, 2013

    Obamacare: "I'd say most people who 'work' from home complete about 15 minutes of actual work per day."

    That only applies to government employees. And, of course, in-office government employees too.

    Unlike the government, the private sector requires a profit in order to survive, so not being productive and carrying your own weight will make you a no-working at home-er.

  • PhotoJ Feb 1, 2013

    Working from home is a lay mans term for LAZY." - uhavenoclu

    He would work from home if he could install the drive-thru window

  • Brian Jenkins Feb 1, 2013

    uhavenoclu: "Working from home is a lay mans term for LAZY."

    LOL what in the world.

  • NCSUEngineerFC Feb 1, 2013

    "I'd say most people who 'work' from home complete about 15 minutes of actual work per day." -Obamacare rises

    Really? Do people think before they type? Oh I forgot, the anonymity of the internet makes everyone an omnipotent, omniscient superman.

    I've worked from home several times and on average, I worked 10 hours instead of the normal 8 I would have worked had I gone into the office. With the increase of residential internet speed and high availability of affordable VPN solutions, I expect to see telecommuting become more and more popular.

  • Obamacare rises Feb 1, 2013

    I'd say most people who 'work' from home complete about 15 minutes of actual work per day.

  • TVs_Deceit Feb 1, 2013

    rduguyhere: "Red Hat will hire younger, less costly employees..they will lay off the tenured, more highly paid employees."

    Have you ever tried to learn the skills needed to administer Linux? I think not, because it's not very easy, and if someone IS are capable of learning the skills, years of experience is very much more valuable and necessary than the savings received from an inexperienced Admin's lower salary.

    uhavenoclu: "Working from home is a lay mans term for LAZY."

    Someone needs to buy YOU a clue. There isn't a soul who is lazy that has the knowledge base necessary to perform RedHat duties from home.

    Why don't you buy and read "RHCSA/RHCE Red Hat Linux Certification Study Guide (Exams EX200 & EX300),​ 6th Edition" before you say that someone who can pass those exams are "lazy".

    Do that and you'll know better than to say it. In other word, you'll have a clue.

  • ILoveDowntownRaleigh Feb 1, 2013

    Red Hat's decision to locate their headquarters in downtown Raleigh is a positive game-changer for all of us, and I applaud them for it.

    It's a shame certain other local companies don't take a leadership role investing in downtown. Instead, they keep bulldozing suburban land to expand along I-40, while the larger community struggles to pay the cost of supporting highways and infrastructure (e.g. $182 million this year on a single project to keep 11 miles of I-40 functional for another 10 or 15 years). This cost will surely grow in the future.

  • dwntwnboy2 Feb 1, 2013

    Red Hat is going to offer jobs, the Repubs in the State are offering a new law to keep people's chests covered...but only women's chests of course.

  • Cock a doodle doo Feb 1, 2013

    "Working from home is a lay mans term for LAZY." - uhavenoclu

    The screen name fits.

  • wewoods Feb 1, 2013

    "Working from home is a lay mans term for LAZY" - Uhavenoclu

    First, "lay mans" term is "layman's" and is when you use normal language to explain something to normal people that is very technical so they understand what you are talking about. What this is is a "double entendre".

    Second, how is working from home considered lazy? Lazy is an action (a "verb" to you if you even know what that is Einstein, an unless you know of the action that person at home is doing, you have no clue as to if they are being lazy or not.

    So you stereotype people based on your own opinion of other people doing the same thing.

    That means you are lazy when working at home or the people you know who work from home are also lazy when working from home.

    My wife works from home 20+ hours a week as she is keeping an eye on my children so we don't have to pay for child care everyday. Thats not Lazy, thats SMART!!

  • rduguyhere Feb 1, 2013

    Typical. The economy starts to strengthen a little bit, Red Hat will hire younger, less costly employees, have the tenured, higher paid employees train them. Then, when the economy wanes again, they will lay off the tenured, more highly paid employees. It will happen....

  • Crumps Br0ther Feb 1, 2013

    Working from home is a lay mans term for LAZY.

    Uhavenoclu

    your screen name says it all one this one.

  • itsmyownopinion Feb 1, 2013

    Glad you never got back to me RedHat! Have a job that your company could never top! Your loss!

    commonsense4

    Tell us more.

  • golorealist Feb 1, 2013

    "Working from home is a lay mans term for LAZY." - Uhavenoclu

    actually, allowing employees to work from home frequently improves efficiency. there are other benefits as well. but, people like you are frequently skeptical of things they don't understand.

  • Luv2Camp Feb 1, 2013

    Fantastic! Way to go Red Hat!!

  • Uhavenoclu Feb 1, 2013

    Working from home is a lay mans term for LAZY.

  • angelienna Feb 1, 2013

    Very nice! Hope to see some good opportunities!

  • commonsense4 Feb 1, 2013

    Glad you never got back to me RedHat! Have a job that your company could never top! Your loss!

  • Quagmire Feb 1, 2013

    They must be part of the conspiracy.

  • computer trainer Feb 1, 2013

    EXCELLENT!!!

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