We’ve worked hard to earn the trust of some of the world’s most influential companies and organizations. Team Red Dog focuses on creating custom staffing solutions for companies and organizations who need specialized talent for full-time and contract roles.Our team is made up of seasoned hiring professionals with rich backgrounds in software IT, analytics, business management, and marketing as well as Fortune 500 and multi-faceted industry career experience. We’ve got the depth and drive to get the right candidates for even the most hard-to-fill roles.
Because matching jobs with people is both an art and a science.
Meet our CEO and Founder, Marleen Eitzen Shanks »
Marleen Eitzen Shanks
Director of Operations, HR, and Finance
Senior Talent Acquisition Manager
I often get the question, “How did you come up with the name Team Red Dog?”
I was always attracted to those scrappy little Australian cattle dogs. And so, when the time was right, I found the most precious puppy at a breeder. Unfortunately while driving him home, I realized that I was terribly allergic to him. I was heartbroken to have to return the puppy. A year passed and I decided that allergies or not, I simply wasn’t giving up. When the local animal shelter called me to tell me that they had a litter of red heeler-mix puppies, it was my moment! My first “Red Dog”, Mickey, joined the family.
Sometime later, I was in Monument Valley, Utah and fate intervened to match me with another cattle dog. She was hungry, sleeping in a dirt parking lot, mooching French fries from tourists. A local family reassured me that she was no-one’s dog so I canceled my flight home, rented a pick-up, and the newly named Najonni (means “beautiful” in Navajo) and I headed back home for the Pacific Northwest.
In the spirit of “what’s one more dog” I ended up with two lovely canine companions who demonstrated qualities of steadfastness, connection, energy, determination (to face even the toughest cattle), intelligence and innate problem-solving skills.
And so, when it came time to name this company, well, Team Red Dog made perfect sense.
Team Red Dog offers a great team atmosphere and ongoingmentoring which has definitely helped me in my career advancement.
— Business Analyst placed on contract with a multinational technology company