Idaho Leader PODCAST – Give it a listen!

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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, Staffing & Employment News – May 2015

Filed under: Recruiting, Staffing & Employment News

Rebound but questions about the pace of the bounce-back

Recruiting, Staffing & Employment News – May 2015Jobs Report

The hot industries in April hiring were: RF Solutions, Cloud Hosting, Big Data Analytics, HealthTech, and Mobile Data Security. Redfish placed people in the roles of: Lead ASIC Design Engineer, Linux Technical Support, Client Partner, Product Manager, Inside Sales, Lead Qualification Specialist, Developer, and Linux Technical Support.

The jobs report showed growth of 223,000 Read more »

Tech Trends: Data Security

Filed under: High Tech / IT / Software, Industry Info, Tech Trends

Tech Trends:

Data SecurityData Target

An exciting billion dollar sector with bleeding-edge technology and amazing career opportunities.

 

Data Security is a billion dollar issue. There’s never a shortage of date breaches and compromises, hacks and mistakes in the news. As technology permeates every nook and cranny of our lives, and devices become further interconnected, and more and more data about every aspect of consumers is stockpiled, the risks of that data being exploited malevolently multiply.

 

Web business have been especially hard-hit: Ebay was hacked and had 145,000,000 records stolen this year Read more »

Recruiting, Staffing & Employment News – December 2014

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Tech Hiring Setting a Record, Overall Job Creation Big Too

Recruiting, Staffing & Employment NewsHiring is Increasing

 

Tech hiring remains very strong, with the bulk of November placements in the Network Security, Software Development, Disruptive Software, Digital Media / AdTech Platform, Cloud Hosting, Collaborative Software Development, and Social Music Connection Platform sectors. The most commonly hired positions included: Director of Sales, Product Managers, Test Automation Engineer, Senior DevOps Engineer, Linux Technical Support, Software Engineers, and Lead Front End Engineers.

 

Tech hiring may hit a record level according to the semi-annual national survey from Dice Holdings, Inc. 60% of hiring managers report the expectation of adding more professionals in the first half of 2015 Read more »

The Top Five On-Boarding To-Dos Before the Start Date – By Tory Thomas, Recruiter

Filed under: Best Practices, Hiring Strategies, Redfish Speaks, Talent Acquisition

The Top Five On-Boarding To-Dos Before the Start Date

Tory Thomas, Executive Recruiter, Tech Sales & Marketing Division

By Tory Thomas, Executive Recruiter, IT Sales & Marketing

 

You may be asking “Why on-board before the start date?”

 

Well… really you should be on-boarding from the first contact with a candidate. When you receive a resume from a candidate, you should be sending a warm acknowledgment, even if you aren’t hiring for that exact profile right now. This is how you build your talent pipeline.

When you schedule a first interview or have an informal dialogue, you are making an impression. At this point you are acting as your company’s brand ambassador and forming an impression with the candidate. Read more »

Redfish Technology Recruiting Candidate Satisfaction Survey Results

Filed under: Human Resources / Capital, Recruiter / Recruiting, Recruiting, Staffing & Employment News

The Results of the Third Quarter Candidate Satisfaction Survey are in!

Redfish Technology Candidate Satisfaction Survey Results Q3 2014
Redfish Technology Candidate Satisfaction Survey Results Q3 2014

 

As part of our commitment to continuous improvement, this on-going survey asks candidates placed by the high tech recruiters at Redfish Technology for feedback on the recruiting process. Candidate experience and satisfaction is of great importance to Redfish, as recruiting is a partnership and must be a win-win proposition. The feedback was very positive overall with some areas for improvement identified; most candidates were directly recruited while about a quarter of placements found Redfish opportunities via the company’s marketing efforts.

 

Placed candidates were asked:

  • How well did your recruiter understand your personal goals for job placement?
  • How would you rate the match for the position you were hired for?
  • During which stages of the recruiting process did you have the best communication with your recruiter?
  • During which stages of the recruiting process did you have the least effective communication with your recruiter?
  • Did your recruiter give you an accurate and thorough understanding of the hiring process, role, company?
  • How would you rate your overall experience with Redfish Technology?
  • How likely are you to recommend Redfish to other colleagues or hiring managers? Read more »

Recruiting, Staffing & Employment News – October 2014

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The Rise of Fall Employment Numbers

Recruiting, Staffing & Employment NewsHiring is Increasing

 

Back to school, back to work, fall is kicking into gear! Redfish recruiting staff report a strong September with most hiring activity in the Software Development, Enterprise Video, Enterprise Security Management, Mobile Social Networking, and Wearable Health Technology sectors. The leading roles hired were: Web Designers, Backend Engineers, Mobile Engineers, Lead Application Packager, and Account Executives.

 

ADP reported that 213,000 private-sector jobs were added in September. “September’s jobs added number marks the sixth straight month of employment gains above 200,000. Read more »

Recruiting, Staffing & Employment News – September 2014

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Tech Dog Days of Summer

staffing, recruiting, employment news imageRecruiting, Staffing & Employment News

End of summer tech hiring was strong in sales and marketing as well as development. Redfish staff reported that the majority of hiring was for Senior Account Executives, a Director of Marketplace Growth, and an Artist Relations Manager on the S&M side. Tech hiring was predominantly for Backend Engineers and Serving Software Engineers, and a Technical Product Manager. The tech sectors with the strongest hiring in August were: IT Agility Applications, Wireless Digital Health Technology and Wearable Health Technology, Social Media Platform, and Social Music Connection Platform.

 

The DICE midyear hiring survey highlights the low unemployment rate for tech professionals, it is about half that of the overall job market. And the unemployment rate for some tech positions are especially low, for example 1.1% for network architects and 1.2% for database administrators. “These meager numbers will fan recruiting battles Read more »

Recruiting Priorities: E-Learning, IT Agility Application, and PPM Software Solutions 8-5-2014

Filed under: Jobs/Employment

Weekly Tech Career Opportunity Spotlight2014-08-5-Redfish-Jobs

 

Here are some of the key opportunities that are priority hires for us this week.

You can find details on these jobs and other fabulous tech career opportunities on our website, or check the Redfish Technology career page on LinkedIn.

Follow the Redfish company page for updates on LinkedIn.

 

This week’s priority recruiting focuses on the dynamic tech spaces of E-Learning, IT Agility Application, and PPM Software Solutions… Read more »

Recruiting, Staffing & Employment News – August 2014

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Technology Goods & Services Driving Tradestaffing, recruiting, employment news image

 

In July recruiting and hiring activity revolved around senior roles: Senior Account Executives, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Technical Marketing Manager, DevOps, and Senior QA Engineers. The primary hiring occurred by companies focused on Semantic Intelligence Software, AdTech Platform, Customer Loyalty/Retention Technology, Game Development Technology, and CRM for Google Apps.

The American economy revved up the second quarter with GDP hitting a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.0%, according to the Department of Commerce. Read more »