Mayor Bloomberg unveils the new ‘Made in NY Digital Jobs Map’ to help job-seekers in the tech sector find work

Mayor Bloomberg unveils the new ‘Made in NY Digital Jobs Map’ to help job-seekers in the tech sector find work (www.nydailynews.com)

The city’s Chief Digital Officer, Rachel Sterne, and Mayor Bloomberg, unveiled a tech-centric digital map to help job-seekers find work. Mayor Bloomberg wants to lead job-seekers to work with a new interactive, digital map that will link users to job openings at tech firms. “Not only does it show you where a company is located, you can also quickly discover if it’s hiring,” Bloomberg crowed in unveiling the map Tuesday. The digital jobs map — http://www.mappedinny.com/ — is an interactive guide to the city’s tech start-ups, investors, incubators and shared working spaces, he said. The map plots more than 500 digital companies in the city, including Facebook, Foursquare, Kickstarter, Seamless and, of course, Bloomberg L.P. More than 325 digital companies that are listed on the map are now hiring, Bloomberg administration officials said. The map also locates offices of investors, making it a convenient tool for start-ups in search of capital. (Continue reading at www.nydailynews.com)

My Two Cents: Being a technology corporation located in the heart of the New York Technology Sector, its good to have the City government making it a little easier for us to find good talent. Having an office here in the Flatiron district, makes it a wonderful place for developers to live and work. I personally can never go back to Silicon Valley, I would rather walk home, then get stuck on the 101 or 280 in traffic…

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