January Kicks Off With Cool Hires in Tech

first_imgThe economy is depressing but there’s no shortage of cool new individual hires in tech to report already this year. Mozilla, Dell, AOL Sports and some of our favorite startups have picked up new engineers and executives this week. The biggest tech job news of the New Year, though, may be that Lifehacker’s long time editor Gina Trapani announced yesterday that she’s leaving her position.Check out some of the young year’s first highlights in tech hiring as reported by our site Jobwire below. Jobwire is sponsored by VisualCV, which is a service for job seekers. Jobwire reports on 10 to 15 completed new hires in tech and new media every weekday.Changes at LifehackerAfter four years at the helm of the wildly popular productivity blog, lead editor Gina Trapani announced yesterday that she’s “stepping down from the site lead position to work on Some New Stuff.” Will that be Lifehacker work? Gawker work? Something entirely new? We’ll see! Read our full coverage of Gina’s announcement.Mozilla Developer Tools Lab Adds a Crew MemberWho in web tech wouldn’t love to work in the new Mozilla Developer Tools Lab? That’s what Kevin Dangoor gets to do now, we found out this week.AideRSS Grows Its TeamOne of our favorite companies on the web, AideRSS/Postrank, has hired two more engineers. Fresh from a new round of funding, we’re really excited to see what kind of technology they develop. See our coverage of this Canadian startup’s new additions.Old Media and New Media Make a TradeFormer Chicago-Sun sports columnist Jay Mariotti got scooped up by AOL Sports and Talking Points Memo blogging star Greg Sargent has come on board the Washington Post.Louis Gray Joins SocialToo as AdvisorWeb 2.0 uber-early-adopter Louis Gray took an advisory position at an otherwise unknown startup, he announced this week, and in comments Gray explains exactly what he’ll be doing for the company.Head on over to Jobwire to find out about other new hires at RedHat, MindTouch, Stack Overflow and more. We’re reporting on 10 to 15 new hires in tech and new media every day at Jobwire. From executives to engineers, if you’ve got a new job or your company has made a new hire – let us know! 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Tags:#Features#news#web marshall kirkpatrick Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hostingcenter_img Related Posts Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai…last_img

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