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Use Social Media to Make Yourself More Attractive in the Job Market. Part 2

Filed under: Job Search, Redfish Speaks, Social Media

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

Part 2

Leah O'Flynn, Tech Recruiter

Leah O’Flynn, Tech Recruiter

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

 

Part one of this article focused on where you should spend your time making an online presence. Now that you know where to be, how do you make the most of your online presence?

 

Make the most of your social media in the job market –

 

As a recruiter, I look at social media pages to connect with people with the experience and skills I seek. Also, I use it to get an idea of who you are, what your personality is and if you will fit into a particular corporate culture. Employers and recruiters will find your profile more attractive if you follow some of this advice: Read more »

Tech Recruiting Priorities in Social Music Connection Platform, IT Infrastructure Solutions, Games as a Service

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

Weekly Career Recruiting Spotlight2015-7-07-Redfish-Tech-Jobs

QA Automation, DevOps, Senior Client Managers

This week, our tech recruiting priorities are: QA Automation Engineer, DevOps Manager/Director and DevOps Engineer – Social Music Connection Platform; Senior Client Manager – IT Infrastructure Solutions; Platform Engineers – Games as a Service; and Read more »

Recruiting, Staffing & Employment News – July 2015

Filed under: Recruiting, Staffing & Employment News

Jobs report okay, not great, not terrible – You ought to be in tech!

Recruiting, Staffing & Employment News

Jobs Report

Tech jobs are sizzling despite the cloud coverage! In June there was heavy hiring in Cloud Hosting, Mobile Connectivity, Virtual and Augmented Reality Games as a Service, and E-Payments, Bitcoin Financial Services. The roles in highest demand were: Customer Success Manager, Lead Platform Engineer, Demand Generation Manager, and Linux Technical Support.

 

The jobs report showed an increase in payrolls of 223,000 Read more »

Recruiting Success Stories: Nevin Greene, Software Engineer – Collaborative Software Development

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

Recruiting Success Stories

Featured Placement – Nevin GreeneNevin Greene

Senior Software Engineer – Collaborative Software Development

This late stage startup in the finance software sector has been growing aggressively. Recognized as the industry leader in the cloud-based method of IT development, Collabnet helps organizations leverage the cost and productivity benefits of collaborative development, agile methods and cloud computing to transform the way they develop and deploy applications. By partnering with Read more »

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 »