Most of the tech firms in Silicon Valley have a lot of job openings available on their websites. This is particularly true of startups that do not have huge funds available to advertise their openings on the usual public job boards.
Pasadena, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/14/2011 -- Dell, the Texas-based computer maker, is opening a 240,000 square feet office in Santa Clara.
Dell is one of the blue-chip companies who are moving into Silicon Valley or strengthening their presence there. Dell is going to consolidate its recent acquisitions from the Valley in two buildings in Santa Clara. It has bought up Ocarina, Scalent, Everdream, and Zing. Another company, Kace, will stay in nearby Mountain View.
The company is planning on hiring 1,500 workers in the next five years. Dell is interested in hiring hundreds of people for its engineering, sales, marketing, and other departments. InformationTechnology, a job aggregator website, has found around 150 jobs from Dell for its Silicon Valley location.
Finnish phone maker Nokia has also opened a new regional headquarters in Sunnyvale for about 500 employees. Chinese telecom and networking company Huawei opened a research center in Santa Clara last year. Its staff has since expanded from 200 to over 450. Fairchild Semiconductor, originally from the Valley but now based in Maine, has recently announced that it has designated its office in San Jose as the company’s corporate headquarters. The move was done to capitalize on the area’s brand recognition and improve its position with Silicon Valley’s main stakeholders.
Most of the tech firms in Silicon Valley have a lot of job openings available on their websites. This is particularly true of startups that do not have huge funds available to advertise their openings on the usual public job boards. InformationTechnologyCrossing, a job aggregator site, has been able to find around 16,500 tech jobs in Silicon Valley.