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Beating the Tech Talent Crunch: Ways to Shore Up the Talent Gap

Filed under: Best Practices, Employer, Recruiter / Recruiting, Redfish Speaks, Talent Acquisition, Talent Retention

Beating the Tech Talent Crunch

Tech Talent Crunch

Ways to Shore Up the Talent Gap

 

The tech talent shortage has been compounding for some years, to the point we are hearing about the return of the candidate king. Sectors across various technology industries, engineering, and finance are experiencing difficulty acquiring and retaining much needed talent. Big talent gaps exist in software development and data science/analytics, and all across the science, engineering fields as well.

 

So what can you do to find the skilled talent you need? Read more »

Tech Trends: Internet and Mobile Penetration: From Gaming to Computing Everywhere

Filed under: Tech Trends

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Internet and Mobile Penetration: From Gaming to Computing Everywhere

The 2015 Internet Trends report by KPCB’s Mary Meeker presents a lot of fun facts about internet usage and trends. US internet accessibility has hit 84% of the population already, and approximately 64% of Americans have smartphone subscriptions. Worldwide there are 2.8 billion Internet users (+ 8% over last year), and 2.1 billion mobile Internet users (+23%). Mobile data usage went up 69% last year, and 55% of that mobile data is from video.

 

The report also tells us that the user-generated live gaming / streaming audience is growing by 122% year over year. Internet offerings are expanding beyond gaming to music and movies, with content like exclusive live concerts and video game documentaries. Read more »

Tech Recruiting Priorities in Mobile Gaming, Virtual and Augmented Reality, B2B Demand Generation

Filed under: Jobs/Employment

Weekly Career Recruiting Spotlight2015-6-23-Redfish-Tech-Jobs

Front End Engineer, QA Automation Engineer, Senior Platform Engineer, Customer Success Manager and more!

This week, our tech recruiting priorities are: Front End Engineer & QA Automation Engineer – Mobile Gaming; Senior Platform Engineer – Virtual and Augmented Reality; Customer Success Manager – B2B Demand Generation; and Read more »

Use Social Media to Make Yourself More Attractive in the Job Market. Part 1

Filed under: Redfish Speaks, Social Media

Use Social Media to Make Yourself More Attractive in the Job Market

Leah O'Flynn, Tech Recruiter

Part 1

By Leah O’Flynn Executive Recruiter & Team Manager, Tech Talent Division

 

Recruiting tools have come a long way since the days of file cabinets and fax machines. Today’s tools are social media and cloud-based applicant tracking systems. Professionals can make themselves more attractive in the job market by maintaining an active and professional online presence in the places where employers, recruiters, and colleagues are looking to connect.

 

Part one of this article will focus on where you should focus your online presence. Part two will address optimization of your social media in a competitive job market. Read more »

Sun Valley Wellness – The Men of Wellness: Scott Carlin, Rob Reeves, and Nick Maricich

Filed under: Community Service

Sun Valley Wellness Festival & The Men of Wellness.

SVPN-Wellness Festival Welcome

Premier Wellness Event

Recognized as one of the top wellness events in the US, this year’s Sun Valley Wellness Festival brought together over 20 top speakers, writers and practitioners addressing body, mind, and spiritual wellness, including Alan Cohen of Chicken Soup for the Soul, anti-aging pioneer Dr. Uzzi Reiss, yoga master Saul David Raye, author of Eat, Pray, Love Elizabeth Gilbert and others came to inspire the valley to be well.

 

The Sun Valley Wellness Festival defines wellness as “the dynamic process of becoming aware of Read more »

Tech Recruiting Priorities in Big Data Analytics, Distributed Computing, AdTech

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

Weekly Career Recruiting Spotlight

Full Stack, Software Development, Test, Systems, & DevOps Engineers, Product Marketing Manager, and more!

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This week, our tech recruiting priorities are: Full Stack and Software Development Engineers in Test, Principal Engineer Distributed Computing, Software Engineer Infrastructure Team, DevOps Engineer – Big Data Analytics; Senior System Software Engineer – Distributed Computing; Product Marketing Manager – AdTech Platform; and Read more »

Idaho Leader PODCAST – Give it a listen!

Filed under: Community Service, High Tech / IT / Software, Stimulating Ideas

Idaho Leader PODCAST

Rob Reeves, Idaho CEO of Redfish Technology, By Ben Davidson

Idaho Leader podcast: Rob Reeves

Rob Reeves, CEO of Redfish Technology, based in Hailey, Idaho shares his award winning company culture with the community, job seekers, and the Idaho Leader Podcast.  Whether he’s recruiting a software engineer into an exciting company or snorkeling with his employees during their 90 minute lunch period; Rob shares his desire to do work that’s rewarding, fun, and betters the world.

 

Give it a listen!

http://idaholeader.com/idaho-leader-podcast

Recruiting Success Stories: Tim Kissane, Customer Support – Internet Hosting

Filed under: Featured Placements

Recruiting Success Stories:

Featured Placement – Tim KissaneTim Kissane

Customer Support Specialist – Internet Hosting Service

This company is on fire! The customer base growth and expanding business solutions are creating a demand for top notch Linux technical support professionals. Linode is an early leader in the cloud hosting industry and they continue to lead in virtualization hosting while providing the best service and technology. Read more »

Tech Recruiting Priorities in the Cloud & Digital Health sectors

Filed under: Jobs/Employment

Weekly Career Recruiting Spotlight2015-6-9-Redfish-Tech-Jobs

Build/Release Engineer, Web Engineering Manager, Data Center Operations Specialist,

UI/UX Designer, Android Software Engineer, BackendDevOps Engineer, Web Developer, DjangoPython, Project Manager / Cheftician, Fullstack Engineer; and more!

 

This week, our tech recruiting priorities are: Build/Release Engineer, Web Engineering Manager, Data Center Operations Specialist – Cloud & UI/UX Designer, Android Software Engineer, BackendDevOps Engineer, Web Developer, DjangoPython, Project Manager / Cheftician, Fullstack Engineer – Digital Health; and Read more »