CPBJ - en-us Copyright 2016 Central Penn Business Journal Sat, 03 Dec 2016 20:35:08 EST Sat, 03 Dec 2016 20:35:08 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161203/CPBJ01/161209922&source=RSS Computer Aid acquires former Metro Bank HQ A global information technology firm based in the Lehigh Valley confirmed Friday that it has acquired the former Metro Bank headquarters in the TecPort Business Center in Swatara Township. Sat, 03 Dec 2016 06:43:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161203/CPBJ01/161209922&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209923&source=RSS Trump's request to dismiss Stein recount bid focus of Monday hearing Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein's bid for a recount of Pennsylvania's election results took a new turn Friday afternoon. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:32:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209923&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209925&source=RSS Stock market bounces around after jobs report U. S. stocks struggled for direction Friday as investors digested a weaker-than-expected payroll report, holding a market uptrend in check and favoring sectors viewed as safe in economically uncertain times. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:56:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209925&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209927&source=RSS Retiring Turnpike worker sends exit survey complaints to 2K employees A retiring Pennsylvania Turnpike worker decided brutal honesty was the way to go when he filled out an exit survey after a 35-year career. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:04:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209927&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209929&source=RSS Wolfgang CEO to depart at year's end The man who guided his debt-burdened family-owned business, Wolfgang Candy Co. , through bankruptcy and back to solid financial ground is leaving his post as company president and CEO. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:22:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209929&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209930&source=RSS November offers no relief for Pa. revenue shortfall, despite October bump Pennsylvania's revenue shortfall is continuing into the holiday season. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:12:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209930&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209931&source=RSS Glow sticks, Darth Vader and an Elf on the Shelf Social highlights from Best Places to Work in PA Thursday night's Best Places to Work in PA program wasn't all just business. Here are some of the party's highlights as posted by attendees on social media. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:56:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209931&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209932&source=RSS World Brazil court calls McDonald's to hearing for alleged labor violations Brazilian labor authorities on Friday called local McDonald's Corp representatives to a hearing on Dec. 13 over alleged violations of the country's labor laws, and said they could impose fines of up to 103 million reais 30 million. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:23:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209932&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209933&source=RSS Nation U.S. unemployment rate falls to nine-year low The U. S. unemployment rate fell to a nine-year low in November, adding to expectations that U. S. interest rates will rise later this month. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:22:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209933&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209934&source=RSS Business Trump's anti-pot attorney general choice rattles legal marijuana movement Legal pot's future is in a haze, thanks to President-elect Trump's nomination of a staunchly anti-marijuana lawmaker for attorney general. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:21:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209934&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209936&source=RSS Odd Russia is building its own Silicon Valley in Siberia It&#8217s the weirdest replica yet, a startup incubator built on top of a decaying science city in the middle of nowhere. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:17:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209936&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209939&source=RSS See the rankings Best Places to Work in PA 2016 Companies from all over Pennsylvania were recognized Thursday night in the 2016 Best Places to Work in PA program, held at the Lancaster County Convention Center. Here are the rankings of the state's best employers. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:11:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209939&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209942&source=RSS Best Places to Work in PA Large companies The Best Places to Work in PA program is dedicated to identifying and recognizing Pennsylvania's best employers. Here's how large companies ranked for 2016. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:40:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209942&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209944&source=RSS Sacunas moving HQ to Harrisburg Adam Vasquez wants Sacunas Inc. to be a go-to business-to-business marketing agency around the globe. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:21:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/CPBJ01/161209944&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/FACEFORWARD13/161209945&source=RSS When child protection is a business priority It's the kind of conversation you would struggle to have with a family member, let alone a customer. But it's part of the training regimen for employees of Hersheypark, the Derry Township amusement park that draws more than 5 million visitors a year. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:02:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161202/FACEFORWARD13/161209945&source=RSS