Texas-based D.R. Horton entered the Charlotte market in 1989 and in that time has become the nation's largest builder and the largest here. In recent years, D.R. Horton has bet big on entry-level housing with its Express brand, which offers no options and no frills but can deliver a new home to a family at an affordable price of just over $140,000, when the median home price is $187,000. D.R.
It's been roughly a decade since Novant Health gained state approval for a new community hospital on Charlotte's east side. But a significant delay - imposed by a crippling recession - gave the health-care provider a chance to rethink its plans and improve upon them. It's been roughly a decade since Novant Health gained state approval for a new community hospital on Charlotte's east side.
As construction nears peak levels seen before the recession, builders struggle to find skilled workers. Hiring for the construction industry has never been easy, but the chance that training managers like Milton Chicas will find the right candidate in today's tight labor market has particularly long odds. "Finding a concrete finisher is like winning the lottery these days," says Chicas, training director at Wayne Brothers Inc., a concrete contractor. Granted, the work is challenging.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".