Want to have a job making sure Biolite stoves don’t explode when people use them? A new website can help. via Facebook
Technology: it’s hot (as you can see above)! Everyone’s trying to get down with internet companies and small manufacturing jobs, and the includes the people of Brooklyn. The only difference between us and some wannabes is that we have ourselves a genuine tech triangle made of Downtown Brooklyn, the Navy Yard and DUMBO, where startups and light manufacturing are incubated like so many fluffy baby chicks. Wanna get in on this sweet warm incubated action? A new website has collected all the jobs offered up in the tech triangle. (more…)
Rich Jones is Lead Recruiter for a NYC-based startup that develops mobile apps for iPad. He hires for positions in information technology which includes software developers, systems administrators, IT project managers and network engineers. He also hires for business development positions. He previously spent two years as a tech recruiter for a staffing agency. (more…)
Want to help these people get off at bed-ford ave.?
You know when you’re on the subway and you see two people eye-banging each other from across the train and you just want to stand up and be like “TALK TO EACH OTHER ALREADY YOU DANG HORN BALLS”? You might be moved to do that as a good samaritan, but here’s an actual job where you can get paid to do some MTA matchmaking. The Love Conductor (aka Erika Christensen, who this reporter profiled last year) is hiring “subway cupids,” people to help her scour the subways looking for potential matches and otherwise spreading the word of how to help riders get into that love tunnel. It’s a part-time, commission based gig, which can net you up to $200 per match. Erika gives us some more details below: (more…)
reddit needs a business-minded person to revolutionize some paradigms and think outside the box
Are you especially organized? Able to keep track of constantly changing spreadsheets in this topsy-turvy world, and are you also good with people? If you are, and you also want to help make your mark on the internet as a whole, a new job has opened up that should be a perfect fit for you: sales associate at reddit. They’ll even pay you in real money, not bitcoin! (more…)
The new Gorilla coffee location, opening this month. Via FB.
Does your latte art have people so impressed that they don’t even drink the coffee you give to them, they just stare at it with tears in their eyes? And then is the coffee really awesome also? If so, it’s time to step up to the big time of the coffee serving game, because Gorilla Coffee is hiring baristas for its new store on Bergen Street set to open later this month. Aside from coffee skills, it’ll probably be good to be a labor relations expert, just in case. (more…)
“Do it, kid, you’ll make enough money buy your own ship.”
Despite the Star Wars prequels taking some of the joy out of the whole series, there’s still plenty of fun to be had with the series (plus, the pod race scene was pretty cool). And now of course, we’re getting Star Wars sequels, which is giving nerds everywhere agita. But even the most die-hard hater of the prequels and the idea of the sequels wouldn’t pass this up: you, yes you there, can potentially be the star of the Star Wars 7. Provided that you can play either a 17-18 year-old girl or a 19-23 year-old man. (more…)
“Can any of you kids teach me Vine? I lied and told NBC’s CEO I know it.”
As you may have heard, Jay Leno is leaving the Tonight Show, again, and Irish favorite Jimmy Fallon is taking over. Put away your audition tapes, they already hired Seth Meyers to replace Jimmy. However, you can help promote the shows among the young ‘uns by becoming The Late Show‘s Social Media Manager. (more…)
Welcome to the first in our “Ask a Headhunter” interview series, in which we grill recruiters on what it takes to get a real job. Today’s expert is Brooklyn’s own Kristy Hurt, a luxury fashion and retail specialist whose clients include Alexander Wang, Loeffler Randall, Miu Miu and Prada, among others. We asked her to identify entry-level opportunities as well the best longterm gigs other than completing a series of unpaid internships until you’re ready to retire or opening an organic handbag storefront in Bushwick that shutters two short months later, after lots of great parties but only three sales.
Can you find sad examples of shutdown-related images? The Atlantic Wire wants you! via the Atlantic Wire
The government shutdown may have cost the economy $24 billion, but now it’s over and the country’s economy hasn’t been destroyed. Unfortunately, that means you still need money and a job, but fortunately for you, we found some great jobs around the internet that you should apply for now. (more…)
Before you see your design on the catwalk, you’ve gotta start at the bottom. via Facebook
Are you ‘in fashion’? No, but that’s what you tell folks back home? Well played, sir or madam, but maybe this fall is the right time to actually make the career in trendsetting happen. We’ve turned a discriminating eye on the fashion industry on your behalf and dug up a list of some of the fetchest internships out there so you can apply to them all with ease. You’ll definitely do some busywork, you’ll definitely have your outfits judged, you might get some free clothes, and, at a few of them, you might even get paid!