The Mo Fish are bristling!

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The Mo Fish are bristling!

Redfish Technology (the Mo Fish) supports the Movember mustache madness! 

Redfish Movember

The Mo Fish. Redfish is bristling for Movember

Clean Tech has never been so unshaven …

IT has never been itchier …

Hiring has never been so hirsute!

During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of moustaches on thousands of men’s faces, in the US and around the world. With their Mo’s, these men raise vital funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer and other cancers that affect men.

The Redfish Mo Bros and Mo Sistas got on board to help raise awareness for men’s health. Our office is bristling and hirsute for the month of Movember.

 

To learn more about Movember and Mens’ health issues, visit the Movember website.

 

To learn more about our awesome team of IT & Clean Tech executive search experts, visit the Redfish Technology site.

 

Tech Trends: Technology Investment Creates Jobs, Prosperity

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Tech Trends

Technology Investment Creates Jobs, Prosperity

Technology investment nurtures innovation and creates economic prosperity. This statement has been proved time and time again. In competition with the Soviet Union’s space program, the U.S. invested heavily in science, engineering, aerospace, and technology, and they pay off was strong innovation, huge job creation, and the birth of new industries in which the U.S. was the clear leader for decades. Today high tech products are the U.S.’s largest overseas export, making up 17.8 percent of all U.S. exports and supporting more than 900,000 U.S. jobs. Most nations are doubling down on their technology and innovation strategies and investment in an effort to win in the telecommunications, energy, and IT industries; securing dominance in key industries of tomorrow will grow jobs and prosperity for the winners.

Investment means allocating funds but it also means creating and acquiring talent. The U.S. has fallen behind in domestic Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education – while 33% of the workforce requires these talents, Americans obtaining degrees in these fields falls below the mark. Foreign-born innovators and entrepreneurs have been instrumental in many of the cutting edge firms and technologies that have brought prosperity throughout the history of the U.S. A  Kauffman Foundation study found that 25% of science and technology start-ups founded between 1995 and 2005 had either a foreign-born chief executive or lead technologist. In 2005, these firms produced $52 billion in revenue with 450,000 employees. Opening immigration to highly skilled and educated will feed and grow innovation and jobs here in the U.S.

Technology innovation leads to national economic prosperity. According to a study by Christine Qiang of 120 nations between 1980 and 2006 estimated that for each 10 percentage point increase in broadband penetration, a high income country’s gross domestic product goes up by 1.3 percent. According to TechAmerica’s Phillip J. Bond, president and CEO, on the average each tech job supports three jobs in other sectors of the economy and the multiplier effect is 5-to-1 for information technology jobs. Information technology accounts for more than a third of U.S. gross domestic product growth and nearly two-thirds of corporate capital investment. Currently there are 375,000 information technology businesses in the U.S. employing over 5.9 million people; by 2018 IT jobs are projected to grow by 22 percent.

 

Recommended reading from Redfish Technology:

Competition for Talent, Immigrants Have Historically been Innovators, Job Creators.

Tech Provides Map for Nation’s Future

Technology and the Innovation Economy by Darrell M. West, Vice President and Director, Governance Studies at the The Brookings Institution

 

Priority High Tech Jobs from Redfish Technology 10/25/2011

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Priority High Tech Jobs from Redfish Technology

This week’s top high tech career opportunities are for SaaS Sales Executive, eLearning Sales Reps, Enterprise Solutions Territory Sales Reps, Digital Software Sales Exec, Java Backend Engineers, Social networking Software Engineers, Platform Engineers, Application Architects, Android Developers, Linus Sys Admins, Software Implementation Specialist, Software Partner Program Manager, networking Product Line Manager; and more. Read more »

25 Helpful Forums About Technical Careers

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25 Helpful Forums About Technical Careers

By Tara Snyder of Online Training

No matter what your online training goals are for entering into or advancing a career in technology, it is important to be ahead of the curve. The latest piece of technology, trend in the markets, or juicy job opening can literally be only seconds away and can be a huge missed opportunity for those outside the technological loop.

To help keep you in said loop, we have gathered 25 helpful forums about technical careers. They have information on everything from how to build your own computer to the latest job updates by your favorite tech company. So grab a mousepad, your resume, or dust off your tech portfolio and make some new additions with their help. Read more »