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Brookings Institution Ranks New Orleans Area High for Women’s Tech Jobs

Occupational data from a recent report from Brookings Institution ranks the New Orleans area as second in the country for… Read More »

1/20/2018 | Read Story »

Building a Workforce for the Future

There have always been “water” jobs. They are a hidden, yet critical, workforce—one that is in place to ensure that… Read More »

1/15/2108 | Read Story »

New airport terminal-related project included in state funding plan

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) – With the Mississippi River at his back, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced a $600 million… Read More »

1/12/2018 | Read Story »

Big tech payoff for New Orleans: The jobs are coming | Opinion

The tipping point is still some ways off, but the process of diversifying New Orleans’ economy after decades of dependence… Read More »

1/5/2018 | Read Story »

DXC New Orleans deal rated nation’s No. 2 economic development announcement in 2017, magazine says

DXC Technology’s 2,000-job center in New Orleans earned state and local economic development officials the No. 2 ranking in the… Read More »

1/4/2018 | Read Story »

Louisiana Congressional delegation helps preserve Federal Historic Tax Credit

NEW ORLEANS – Sen. Bill Cassidy led Louisiana’s Congressional delegation in a successful big to save the Federal Historic Tax… Read More »

12/20/2017 | Read Story »

New Orleans public high schoolers to get internships via $1.1 million agreement

An initiative that provides internships for New Orleans public high school students is getting a notable boost from the city,… Read More »

12/18/2017 | Read Story »

Nearly 16,500 People Have Digital Media Jobs In New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS – In 2016, the New Orleans area employed 16,459 people in the digital media industry—a number that will… Read More »

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