AUSTIN (KXAN) - Facebook willlaunch its Austin office on Monday, with six employees andintentions to hire up to 200.
The University of Texas has been a big recruiting station forthe company, as it looks for young, tech-savvy workers.
This all came after the City Council approved a $200,000incentive for the company last month, along with $1.4 million instate spending.
With 200 positions opening up at Facebook's Downtown Austinlocation throughout the next several months, the company's Facebookpage already has postings for the types of jobs it needs to fill -listing very specific qualifications.
A UT student who met with Facebook for an internship said theinterview lasted three hours with plenty of tests.
"An assessment there, just basically connecting dots," said UTstudent Diana Jiminez. "They want to see how you think, how yourationalize things. So it's very much more conceptual than justqualifications."
Embattled Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg is court Monday for a civil trial that could end her career as the county's top prosecutor..
American Airlines has emerged from bankruptcy protection and US Airways culminated its long pursuit of a merger partner after the two completed their deal Monday to create the world's biggest airline.
Even though there were no reports of iced over bridges or roadways like last week, officials are urging people to use extra caution while driving.
A 55-year-old man died in a single-vehicle crash just after midnight Monday morning near Lakeway.
More than 100 trees covered in lights now shine bright throughout Zilker Park. The Trail of Lights is open for another season.
Texas will face one of the nations top offenses in their second straight trip to the Alamo Bowl