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Mar. 16, 2021 7:39 am

This Week in Jobs Pittsburgh: Can I have my hour back?

The pitfalls of springing forward.
Dancing into a new time.

Dancing into a new time.

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In terms of annual events or holidays, “springing forward” into Daylight Savings Time is pretty meh. There are no parades, time off, or even a small gifting tradition.

However, you can guarantee that the fateful Sunday will throw you for a loop, confusing you to no end when you realize your phone automatically updates, but you’ve been an hour late to everything because you haven’t changed the clock in your car.

While there have been campaigns to abolish the biannual hour change and some states don’t even observe it, it seems to be one of those quirks that’s here to stay — like gifting fruitcakes or writing the traditional cover letter. Try as you may resist, you’re probably going to have to change your clock (and spellcheck that letter!).

Now, let’s spring forward to this week’s jobs.

The News

It’s the hiring event of the season, and you don’t even need to leave your house to attend — Technical.ly’s virtual NET/WORK job fair returns. Take a look at who’s hiring, learn more about some of the companies, then join us for free this Thursday, March 18.

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Data science startup CivicScience launched its podcast “Dumbest Guy in the Room,” and discussed the future of sports in an interview with Mark Cuban.

Edtech company Digital Dream Labs announced plans to relaunch now-defunct Anki’s robotics toys after the Pittsburgh startup bought its Anki’s IP.

The Jobs

The Remote Jobs

(Note: All of these companies, and more, are attending NET/WORK on March 18.)

The End

Don’t forget to change the clock on your oven, unless you never changed it last fall, and we’ll see you again soon.

If you want to check on new jobs in the mid-Atlantic region, go ahead and sift through Technical.ly’s jobs board any time.

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