Recruiting Priorities Business Intelligence & Analytics, Cloud Data Sync, Interactive Training/Communications Jobs
Redfish Technology Tuesday Jobs Madness
This week our top recruiting priorities are in Business Intelligence & Analytics, Cloud Data Sync, Interactive Training/Communications: Director of Sales Engineering, Inside Sales Director and Inside Sales Representative – Business Intelligence & Analytics; Senior Software Engineer – Cloud Data Sync; UI Flash Developer – Interactive Training/Communications; and (more…)
Job Cuts, Hires, Innovation Sectors and Tech Job Hot Spots
Even as job numbers are improving, some big technology companies are cutting jobs. Yahoo!’s announced it would be laying off two thousand workers in an effort to become more profitably focused on Core Media and Communications, Platforms, and Data. HP plans on organizational realignment to improve performance and drive profitable growth across the entire HP portfolio. Google cut several thousand contractors (temporary workers) but those cuts aren’t included in official layoff numbers. Other companies that have announced or are contemplating layoffs include IBM, Sun, AMD, Applied Materials, Akami, Symantec, and Cisco. Nonetheless, nationwide, planned job cuts declined in March to the lowest level since May 2011, according to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
The sectors that may absorb some of this tech talent includes: clean tech, alternative energy, biotech, new media, and web 2.0. Big companies that are currently hiring include: Achaogen, Geron, Bio-Rad Labs, Kelly Scientific, Adap-tv, techVenture, and FaceBook. There are also a large number of small start-up companies that are hiring, some working on entirely innovative value propositions and some contracting for functions the big guys have outsourced.
Tech growth is largely in mobile, search, and more broadly communications, where U.S. companies are world leaders. Tech recruiters are thriving, as these sectors lead the growth. (more…)