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Recruiting Success Stories: Tim Roake, Senior Software Engineer – Security Industry

Filed under: Featured Placements

Recruiting Success Stories:

Featured Placement – Tim Roake

Senior Software Engineer – Security Industry

Tim Roake
The Director of Engineering asked Redfish Technology for help in finding Senior Software Engineers. This well-established security company was created to solve the industry’s biggest problem: making encryption and tokenization of data simple for even the most complex use cases. As the leading expert in data-centric encryption and tokenization, this company has solved this challenge through cryptographic innovations. The expanding team in this fast-paced company required a software engineer with specific coding expertise, and ideally experience in security and encryption.  Read more »

Tech Recruiting Priorities in Inbound Call Marketing, App Security, Virtual and Augmented Reality, and the Cloud

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

Weekly Career Recruiting Spotlight

Inbound Call Marketing Solutions, Software Development Engineers, Lead Platform Engineer, Web Engineering Manager2015-5-12-Redfish-Tech-Jobs

 

This week, our tech recruiting priorities are: Regional Sales Director – Inbound Call Marketing Solutions; Software Development Engineers – App Security; Lead Platform Engineer – Virtual and Augmented Reality; Web Engineering Manager – Cloud Start Up; and Read more »

Recruiting, Staffing & Employment News – May 2015

Filed under: Recruiting, Staffing & Employment News

Rebound but questions about the pace of the bounce-back

Recruiting, Staffing & Employment News – May 2015Jobs Report

The hot industries in April hiring were: RF Solutions, Cloud Hosting, Big Data Analytics, HealthTech, and Mobile Data Security. Redfish placed people in the roles of: Lead ASIC Design Engineer, Linux Technical Support, Client Partner, Product Manager, Inside Sales, Lead Qualification Specialist, Developer, and Linux Technical Support.

The jobs report showed growth of 223,000 Read more »

How Do You Source Talent?

Filed under: Employer, Hiring Strategies, Recruiter / Recruiting, Talent Acquisition

How Do You Source Talent?

Companies source talent online, offline, internally, externally, and different methods work better for some than others.

Talent Pipeline

A great source of sourcing info:

 

The SilkRoad Top Sources of Hire annual report looks at client data from the SilkRoad Recruiting ATS, which is used by companies ranging in size from small-to-medium businesses up to vary large companies across industries like IBM, eBay, and L’Oréal.

 

Interview or Hire as metric?

 

This is always a fun report to read and compare and contrast with the sources of hire of veteran growth-mode recruiting firm, Redfish Technology. Redfish primarily serves start-up to mid-stage growth mode companies very focused Read more »

Connecting in Your Interview

Filed under: Candidate / Job Seeker, Employer, Interview

Connecting in Your Interview

Ideas for meeting people and relationship buildingConnect in the Interview

 

Business is made up of people working together on an activity for the benefit of all involved: boss, employee, customer, the society at large hopefully! And the interview is an interactive opportunity for both employer and prospective employee to evaluate fit and decide if they want to collaborate on the company’s goals.

 

While hard skills may need to be verified, such as a software developer being able to coder efficiently, and while references should always be checked, the interview has other objectives beyond these. Read more »

Tech Trends: Tech salaries leading the way overall, but not so much for women.

Filed under: Compensation, High Tech / IT / Software, Industry Info, Tech Trends

Tech Trends:

Tech salaries leading the way overall, but not so much for women.Women small presence in tech

 

Technology professionals have higher salaries overall

 

In San Francisco, which is a leading are for top pay in tech, health care, and finance, even for new grads the pay is rising faster than other areas. Annual full-time salaries in San Francisco increased by an average of 2.8% from the first quarter of 2014 to 2015, whereas nationally the increase was only 1.8% during the same time.

 

Glassdoor’s top three highest-paying positions in the City are all in tech Read more »

Recruiting Success Stories: Jermaine Chism, Cloud Hosting

Filed under: Featured Placements

Recruiting Success Stories:

Featured Placement – Jermaine Chism

Linux Customer Technical Support – Cloud Hosting

Jermaine Chism, Recruiting Success Story

Working closely with hiring managers at Linode to find the right talent, Redfish understands that this early leader in the cloud hosting industry continues to be a leader because of the company’s uncompromising passion about being the best Read more »

Building Your Team from the Net Out – By Mike Curry, Tech Recruiter and x-ECHL Player

Filed under: Hiring Strategies, Recruiter / Recruiting, Redfish Speaks

Building Your Team from the Net Out

By Mike Curry, Executive Recruiter, IT Division

Mike Curry, Tech Recruiter Redfish Technology

As a former professional hockey player turned recruiter, I often find hockey terms and analogies relevant to technology recruitment. I left home at 17 to play hockey, played four years in the NCAA at Minnesota-Duluth, and then in the East Coast Hockey League. Fast forward, I am now a tech recruiter. I currently play for the Sun Valley Suns hockey team, with an occasional stint for the Idaho Steelheads, well okay only once so far, but I am available for more!

 

Build Your Team from the Net Out

 

In hockey the coaches talk of building the team from the net out. This means starting with a rock-solid goalie, then building the defense, then the forwards, and on. The theory is that by preventing goals with solid defense and goal tending, you minimize scoring. You then build the middle with good centers to drive your offense. You want centers who are reliable and multifaceted, to bridge the gap between the defensemen and forwards. Next build the wings, then the offense. Read more »