Redfish Technology Named #1 Best Place to Work in Idaho!

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For the Third Year in a Row, Redfish Leads the Pack in the Micro Business category.

#1 Best Places to Work in Idaho

Third Year in a Row!

 

On April 16, 2015 Redfish Technology was named the #1 Best Place to Work in Idaho. The award ceremony took place at the Boise State Campus Double R Ranch Club overlooking the city of trees. In its eight year, the Best Places to Work award program had a record number of entries.

 

The Best Places to Work in Idaho is a data-driven program – created by POPULUS, a marketing and research firm – that confidentially surveys employees in order to measure and compare employers across five dimensions of the work place. Winners are selected based on their employee ratings Read more »

What does the Gold Collar Worker Want out of Employment?

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By Leah O’Flynn, Sales & Marketing Recruiter High Tech

 

Leah O'Flynn, Tech Recruiter

Leah O’Flynn, Tech Recruiter

Professor Robert Kelley of Carnegie Mellon University coined the phrase “the gold-collar worker” back in 1985 describing a new era of workers whose value is brainpower. “Gold” referred to the hefty salaries and profits that their minds and skills garnered.

 

Back in 1985, these gold collar workers were the young and college educated, who made up over 40% of the U.S. workforce at the time. Today, with increased outsourcing of manufacturing, the American workforce has increasingly become more service and value-added oriented.  The gold collar workers may now represent 70% of the workforce. Read more »

Redfish Technology Wins Mountain Rides’ Bike to Work Day Employer Challenge

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Redfish Technology Wins Mountain Rides’ Bike to Work Day Employer Challenge

Redfish Technology Wins Mountain Rides’ Bike to Work Day Employer Challenge

Redfish Technology Wins Mountain Rides’ Bike to Work Day Employer Challenge

For the second year in a row, Redfish Technology takes 1st place in category. Redfish, nationwide technology recruiters, had 100% employee participation in the Bike to Work day challenge held by Mountain Rides. Read more »

Redfish Technology Sponsors Sun Valley Half Marathon 2013

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Redfish Technology Sponsors Sun Valley Half Marathon 2013

Redfish is providing racers with water bottles "Stay hydrated"

Redfish is providing racers with water bottles “Stay hydrated”

“Hydrate!” Nationwide IT Recruiting Firm to Provide Water Bottles to Sun Valley Half Marathon Racers in the June 1, 2013 event. “We love to sponsor healthy events,” says Rob Reeves, CEO. “Stay hydrated and Run, Sun Valley, Run.”

 

Redfish Technology is proud to sponsor the Sun Valley Half Marathon 2013 taking place on June 1st. “We are providing water bottles to help keep the athletes hydrated,” Says Rob Reeves, CEO. “This is one of our favorite Sun Valley physical fitness events. Good luck to everyone.” Read more »

Redfish Technology Inc. Awarded First Place in the 2013 ‘Best Places to Work’

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Best Places To Work-2013 Evans, Butcher, Reeves & Clark Redfish Technology Inc. Awarded First Place in the 2013 ‘Best Places to Work’

 

Redfish Technology was awarded first place in ‘Best Places to Work in Idaho’ last night at the awards banquet held by the Idaho Business Review, the state’s preeminent business publication.

 

“We’re thrilled to be named number one Idaho’s Best Places Work,” says Rob Reeves President and CEO of Redfish Technology. “Cultivating a culture in which we are healthy and thrive personally, as well as contribute to the local community is among our firm’s greatest achievements. We are designed to attract, motivate and retain extraordinary people. This culture is surely one of the main reasons that we, and our clients, are so successful today.”

 

The recognition was given to the top ten businesses in each of three categories. Redfish Technology, a leading nationwide technology recruiting company, competed in the category of companies with 10-19 employees.

 

The Idaho’s Best Places to Work is awarded based on employee feedback and achieving excellence in company best practices in employee attraction and retention. Companies competed in three size categories and were measured by the employees in terms of Compensation and Benefits, Employee Growth and Development, Work-Life Balance, Workplace Environment, and Company Management. Read more »

Redfish Technology Inc. Honored on 2013 ‘Best Places to Work’ List

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Top Ten Best Places to Work

Top Ten Best Places to Work

Redfish Technology Inc. Honored on 2013 ‘Best Places to Work’ List

Redfish Technology was named among the “Best Places to Work” in Idaho. Winners are companies that reflect exceptional performance in the areas of Compensation and Benefits, Employee Growth and Development, Work-Life Balance, Workplace Environment, and Company Management.

 

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Happy Holidays from our team to yours!

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Happy Holidays from our team to yours!

Whether you will get merry at Christmas, illuminated at Hanukkah, or dec’d out for Kwanzaa, we hope you have a great yearend!

 

Redfish is celebrating a great 2011.

 

Rob Reeves

Rob Reeves, President, CEO – Redfish Technology

Amid the Noise and Haste of 2011, we’ve managed to stay the course we set and solidify our partnerships in both the Tech Sector and the Clean Tech Sector. Read more »

What Are Employers Doing About Work-Life Balance? And What are the Employer Benefits?

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Work/Life Balance

– part 2

In December we looked at some tips for people to achieve work-life balance and put forth our own survey. Click to view the results of the Redfish survey. This month we focus on various approaches companies are taking to address work-life balance, and reap benefits from the mobility and flexibility that technology facilitates and more and more employees desire.

What Are Employers Doing About Work-Life Balance? And What are the Employer Benefits?

This month, there are several articles on strategies that companies are employing to not only help their employees achieve better work-life balance, but also impact the company’s bottom line. BestBuy, Citrix, Microsoft, Google, and more companies than you think have programs to address work/life balance and employee satisfaction, many include some form of telework (a.k.a. telecommuting, workshifting, remote work, location-neutral work, and doubtlessly some other terms). Read more »

The Results of the Redfish Work-Life Tips Survey are . . .

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Redfish Survey Work-Life Tips

In December we looked at some tips for people to achieve work-life balance and put forth our own survey. The results of the Redfish survey (as of the first week of January) are:

Work-Life Balance Tips, Ranking:

        

  1 = Not Important , 2 = Somewhat Useful , 3 = Important , 4 = Very Important , 5 = Most Important
Answer Rating Score*
Do a Job You Love 3.9
Set Your Priorities for both Work and Play 3.9
Set Work Boundaries / Respect Your Private Time 3.9
Be Healthy (Get Enough Sleep, Exercise, Eat Healthy) 3.8
Schedule Personal Time Each Day 3.7
Take More Vacations and Time Off 3.6
Get Organized, Focus on Priorities 3.5
Focus on One Thing at a Time 2.7
Have Lunch in Bangkok Every So Often 2.5
Get a Life Coach or Mentor 2.1

    *The Rating Score is the weighted average calculated by dividing the sum of all weighted ratings by the number of total responses.       

Comments

  • Bangkok?, how about the French Riviera or a villa in the Swiss Alps? These I would have said “Most Important”
  • LOL, like the last one.
  • I believe that real time off (not when you are checking emails and taking calls all the time) is very important.
  • Be flexible when necessary, but keep the balance.

 What do you think? 

This survey is still open. If you want to weigh in, please do.       

Tips to Improve Work-Life Balance

Here is a collection of tips for the busy CEO to the rest of us. The Inc staff has compiled vignettes by CEOs with advice on creating equilibrium between work and play such as having lunch in Bangkok. Salary.com provides 14 tips attainable by the rest of us such as setting priorities and boundaries, scheduling time for ourselves, and recharging our batteries.
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