Recruiting Success Stories: Jeffrey Blaze, Disruptive Software

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Jeffrey Blaze

Jeffrey Blaze

Recruiting Success Stories:

Featured Placement – Jeffrey Blaze

Senior QA Engineer – Disruptive Software

 

Working with senior management to build out various functional teams of this privately-held, well-funded, growing startup, Redfish Technology, conducted the search and recruiting for a Senior QA Engineer. The company’s disruptive software makes it simple and easy for consumers to buy stock online. Read more »

Recruiting, Staffing & Employment News – April 2013

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Slow Spring It Would Seem

 

In March, Redfish Technology hit its 20,000th job order and reported high tech has been especially hot in the e-learning, software-as-a-service, cloud, disruptive software and gamification sectors.

 

The development side of hiring has been predominantly for product managers, quality assurance and delivery managers, and on the sales and sales support side for managed services, account executives, and client services engineers. Read more »

Redfish Technology Inc. Acquires DICE.com in Surprise Move

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Completely unforeseen by industry analysts, Redfish Technology pulls off a surprise acquisition of Dice.com. Redfish will now offer even more extraordinary value to both candidates and client technology companies.

 

April 1, 2013 – Sun Valley, ID / Milpitas, CA / Newport, RI

 

Redfish Technology, Inc. (NYSE:RED), a leading nationwide recruiting company focused in the high tech and cleantech sectors, announced today that it has acquired Dice.com from Dice Holdings, Inc. This acquisition marks Redfish’s expansion into the career website market.

 

“Dice Holdings approached me last quarter about acquiring Redfish Technology,” reported Rob Reeves, President and CEO of Redfish Technology. “Redfish’s growing number of clients and the increasing hiring made us a logical complement to the voluminous technology talent that Dice encompasses.” Read more »

Recruiting, Staffing & Employment News – March 2013

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While sequester is dampening employment, the technology sector sizzles on!

 

It’s not a great moment to be working for the government, but the private technology sector is sizzling. The coals are hot in disruptive software, digital media, mobile content distribution, HD internet and satellite technologies. Product Management, Development Operations, and Quality Assurance were the hottest hires recruited by Redfish Technology last month.

 

Mirroring Redfish’s pipeline, employers in the Silicon Valley area plan to increase hiring through the second quarter of the year, according to the latest economic survey by the West Valley Staffing Group. The survey includes hiring managers from industries such as tech, manufacturing, electronics, finance, semiconductor, medical, aerospace and alternative energy. Read more »

CleanTech/High Tech Trends: Startup Hiring & Retention Struggles

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Startup Outlook 2013-SVB

Startup Outlook 2013 – Silicon Valley Bank

CleanTech/High Tech Trends: Start Up Hiring & Retention Struggles, Silicon Bank Survey Reports

Hiring and Retention of Tech Talent is a Challenge.

 

“Every time I meet with a group of tech company CEOs they say the same thing: hiring world-class talent is one of their biggest challenges. They struggle to find, attract and retain the engineering, scientific and technical talent they need to grow their businesses.” – Greg Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer, Silicon Valley Bank.[plus1 count=”true” size=”standard”][/plus1]

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Tech Trends: The Mobile Wave “Catching a wave is about timing, positioning and paddling hard.”

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Catching a wave is about timing, positioning and paddling hard.

 

In the recent book by technologist Michael Saylor, CEO of MicroStrategy The Mobile Wave: How Mobile Intelligence Will Change Everything, Saylor argues that coming indispensability of mobile technologies. This “the fifth wave of computer technology” will transform the possibilities of mobile computing on business, society, economies and everyday life. Read more »

Discover the Best Graduate Degrees for Emerging Careers, by Sharon Wiatt Jones, careerthoughtleaders.com

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Discover the Best Graduate Degrees for Emerging Careers

Sharon Wiatt Jones, M.S., CPRW

by Sharon Wiatt Jones, careerthoughtleaders.com

 

Are you looking for a way to qualify for “hot jobs” in a poor economy?

Instead of aiming for a graduate or professional degree which personally interests you (folklore or film, anyone?) or impresses friends and family (M.D, MBA, J.D.), let’s consider more objective criteria:

  1. New and emerging occupations
  2. Positive job market outlook
  3. Good return on investment
  4. Breadth and depth; interdisciplinary with focus
  5. Experiential (internship, co-op, or capstone component)

The Occupational Information Network (U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration), has prepared a list of emerging occupations by industry. Some of the career fields generally requiring a master’s degree are listed here: Read more »

Recruiting, Staffing & Employment News – Stable but Slow, Employees Have Optimism Confidence

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Stable but Slow,
Employees Optimistic

 

Despite ADP’s optimistic report of 215,000 new private sector jobs, the U.S. Department of Labor reported gains of 168,000 in private payrolls, which was slightly higher than analysts’ forecasts. The overall growth in employment including government cutbacks netted an increase of 155,000. November payrolls were revised upward.

 

The goods-producing sector rebounded by 59,000 in December after a loss of 1,000 in November. Construction jobs also showed gains of 30,000 following a November dip of 10,000. Manufacturing increased 25,000 over a small increase of 5,000 the month before. Read more »