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This Week in Jobs Pittsburgh: It’s Gonna Be May

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As April runs its course, here’s a friendly reminder that May is just around the corner.

Why this ever-so-obvious reminder? Because, readers, there’s a short window to capitalize on the above meme. Don’t be the groan-worthy friend making an “It’s gonna be May” joke on May 6, be the one dropping the timely meme into your office Slack channel April 30.

Like a well-formatted resume or a short but sweet cover letter, a little prep and you can be the meme master of your group chat.

The News

Today, the newsroom is excited to announce the hire of Sophie Burkholder, who will lead daily reporting on economic change in Pittsburgh starting this June. The PGH native joins the team via national service program Report for America.

Modular home company Module announced its expanding construction to other cities, creating tiny, energy-efficient homes across the country.

Touchwood Labs released its first line of “smart home tables” with touch display technology.

Smith Micro Software has acquired Avast Family Safety Mobile.

Pittsburgh native Michael Keaton is partnering with Nexii to bring green manufacturing jobs to his hometown.

The Jobs

The Remote Jobs

The End

If you’re not early to a meme, you’re late. We’ll see you right on time next week.

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