Recruiting Success Stories: Will Pearson, Commerce Operations Manager – Wine Application

Filed under: Featured Placements, High Tech / IT / Software

Recruiting Success Stories

Featured Placement – Will PearsonWill Pearson

Commerce Operations Manager – Wine Application


The ‘Shazam for wine’ is the fastest growing and most downloaded wine application in the Apple App Store. 10 million wine drinkers worldwide use Vivino to scan labels and identify wines, rate and compare, and social dialogue about wine. When Vivino decided to enter a new market selling directly to consumers, the Chief Business Development Officer asked Redfish Technology to find Read more »

Tech Recruiting Priorities in Healthcare Platform, eAutomotive, Enterprise Software

Filed under: High Tech / IT / Software, Jobs/Employment

Weekly Career Recruiting Spotlight2015-8-11-Redfish-Tech-Jobs

Semantic Data Platform, Front End Team Manager, Platform Engineer, UX/UI Engineer


This week, our tech recruiting priorities are: Semantic Data Platform Engineer, Front End Team Manager, & Platform Engineer – Healthcare Platform; Senior UI/Visual Designer – eAutomotive; UX / UI Designer – Enterprise Software; and Read more »

Recruiting, Staffing & Employment News – August 2015

Filed under: Recruiting, Staffing & Employment News

Jobs ReportJob Growth On Course

Recruiting, Staffing & Employment News


The dog days of summer saw it heating up in the Cloud Hosting, Wine Application, Enterprise Software, Wireless, and Digital Health Technology sectors. Redfish Technology placed Tech Pros in roles such as: Data Center Operations Specialist, Business Development Manager, Senior UX / UI Designer, Front End Developer, and Read more »

Salary Information Reports: Software / IT / STEM

Filed under: Salary, Tech Trends

Salary Information Reports:

Software / IT / STEMCash Money salary compensation


The Computerworld IT Salary Survey 2015 focuses on IT talent, and their report shows that there are noteworthy gains in the sector after several years of slower wage growth.

Averaging a range of positions, the average total compensation has increased 3.6% in 2015, compared to 2.0% in 2014. On average survey respondents reports total compensation for specific positions at: Business intelligence analyst $90,237, Systems administrator $71,907, Software engineer $104,156, Systems architect $117,409, Product manager $112,427, Internet technology architect/strategist $141,447.

The report states that 49% of those surveyed report that base pay is among the most important aspects of their current jobs, followed at 44% by job stability. 60% of those looking for a new job are motivated by higher compensation. Companies that require cutting-edge IT skills are offering greater salaries and bonuses to lure talented tech workers. Read more »

Tech Recruiting Priorities in Security Industry, Healthcare Software, and Cloud Hosting

Filed under: Jobs/Employment

Weekly Career Recruiting Spotlight

Core SDK & Cryptography Engineers, Software Architect, Linux Systems Engineers, & Technical Writer2015-8-4-Redfish-Tech-Jobs.jpg


This week, our tech recruiting priorities are: Core SDK Software Engineer & Cryptography Principal Engineer – Security Industry; Software Engineering Manager & Software Architect – Healthcare Software; Linux Systems Engineer, Security Engineer, & Technical Writer – Cloud Hosting; and Read more »

Why Should Employers Bother with Social Media?

Filed under: Best Practices, Employer, Hiring Strategies, Social Media

Company Social MediaWhy Should Employers Bother with Social Media?


By now your company probably has 3 or more social media accounts, and it has for some time. It is not always apparent why besides the fact that all your consultants and marketers said you should, and all your competitors do.



Knowing what the right metrics are and how to measure success is another challenge. If Coca Cola has 91 million likes/followers on their Facebook/LinkedIn/Twitter page, and your competitor has 486: Which should be the benchmark for your company? And are views more important than click-throughs? According to AdAge, the correlation between that click and a conversion is virtually nonexistent. Ug, that’s no help! Read more »

Crowdfunding to Double: The industry is booming, creating jobs, leveraging sales

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Crowdfunding to Double

The industry is booming, creating jobs, leveraging salesCrowd Funding


The crowdfunding industry is booming. More than 1,250 online platforms worldwide raising $16.2 billion last year, up 167% from 2013, according to crowdfunding research firm Massolution. And global crowdfunding is projected to reach $33-34 billion in 2015, with $6 billion of that in the US, double that of last year.


The benefits to companies go beyond the actual funds raised through the revenues that are crowd funded; there is a marketing benefit that translates into sales. Crowdfunded companies (via rewards, equity or debt) increased quarterly revenues by Read more »

What a Recruiter Looks For When Reading Your Resume

Filed under: Job Search, Redfish Speaks, Resume


Jon Piggins, IT Recruiter

Jon Piggins – IT Recruiter, Sales & Marketing

What a Recruiter Looks For When Reading Your Resume

By Jon Piggins, Executive Recruiter, IT Sales & Marketing


While I do not look through all of the 3M resumes that Google receives every year, my day often starts with resume review. I search our company database, various job boards, LinkedIn, etc; and just one search may bring back hundreds of resumes. For example, this morning 293 new or updated resumes came up, and out of those I only downloaded three.


Pundits say that your resume gets between 6 and 15 seconds of attention. So what I am and other recruiters looking for in those precious seconds? Read more »