It’s NOLA Tech Week

It’s Tech Week in New Orleans. The party kicked off tonight and goes on all week. NOLATechWeek - Press Icon

Good news – the events are free and are open to the public. Sessions include crowd-funding, wearable tech, marketing and software development. They are geared toward people involved in the tech industry and people interested in getting involved in the tech industry.

Info about NOLA Tech Week from the organizers:

NOLA Tech Week is a week-long celebration of our city’s unbelievable accomplishments, unrivaled community and unbridled potential. The week’s events will showcase how our community is utilizing our city’s economic growth to innovate across a myriad of disciplines.

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Job openings at Audubon in New Orleans

Audubon Nature Institute (zoo, aquarium, insectarium, golf club) in New Orleans is hiring. This makes our inner kid really happy.audobonlogo

Audubon has full-time, part-time and seasonal positions open. It also has internships available.

Some of the current openings are:

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Advocate: Jobs in New Orleans grew in 2012

Good info to know about our new city. Via (full story):

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New Orleans — A recent UNO study found that the metro New Orleans area economy grew modestly during the first three quarters of 2012, with major job losses being offset by new jobs in other industries.

According to the latest UNO Metropolitan Report, compiled by the university’s Division of Business and Economic Research, total employment in the metro area grew 0.4 percent, while there were substantial job losses reported in industries such as construction, manufacturing and retail trade.

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