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Trends in Job Referrals and Recommendations

The hiring process is hard enough, but technology candidates can make things easier for themselves with strong, up to date IT career referrals and recommendations. This article will talk about the importance of both recommendations and referrals in your career search. The number one reason technology professionals don’t seek out referrals and recommendations is the…

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IT Security Consultant Spotlight: Steve Csordas

This week, our Consultant Spotlight showcases Steve Csordas, a great technology consultant and friend of Benchmark IT. Steve works in IT Security and Regulatory Compliance for a print and communications services company. We recently spoke to Steve about how he got into technology, his favorite project, and why he relies on Benchmark IT to help…

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New Trends in Release Management

Are you ready to talk tech? We’re excited to announce the launch of Benchmark IT – Tech Talk. This installment features Senior Release Engineer, Peter Bradeen. We caught up with Peter to discuss the latest trends and what’s hot in release management and DevOps. Continue reading to learn more! Peter, what are the hot areas…

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How a Technology Candidate Can Use LinkedIn to Manage Their Career in IT Effectively

This week we’re excited to host our guest Dan Fisher, Founder and Managing Director of Menemsha Group, a training and solutions firm that specializes in IT recruitment. We spoke to Dan about how candidates in the technology industry can best leverage their LinkedIn profiles to help find a career in IT. A strong LinkedIn profile…

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How to Leverage the Tech Talent Shortage in Your Next Job Search

We hear about the talent shortage and low unemployment rate virtually every day.  Many companies are rightfully worried about retaining employees to help grow their business or attracting highly skilled workers to fill specific roles. On the flipside, today’s tech talent shortage can offer career growth and development opportunities that might not have existed previously….

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Talent Attraction Breakfast in Norwalk, CT

Benchmark IT to Sponsor Talent Attraction Breakfast in Norwalk, CT Join us on March 6th! Are you facing a new year, but the same hardships in talent attraction? Low unemployment and IT skills gaps continue to make attracting and retaining quality technology professionals difficult for hiring managers. Join us as we tackle these challenges and…

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How to Effectively Manage Stress During the Holidays as an IT Professional

Is the constant stream of holiday music in shopping malls, supermarkets, and elevators making you crazy? Is the mashup of holiday parties and year-end deadlines on top of personal and family obligations giving you hives? You’re not alone. IT pros generally experience more stress than other employment sectors. A recent study released by Blind, a…

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Surprising Insights on Tech Industry Turnover Rate

Nearly 60% of Metro New York, CT, and New Jersey tech professionals plan to switch employers within the next year says new study released by Benchmark IT-Technology Talent Stamford, CT – November 13, 2018 – Benchmark IT – Technology Talent www.bmarkits.com announced today the results of its first-ever, “Candidate Perspective Survey”, showcasing insight on the…

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Why You Didn’t Get A Job in Tech

Even in a record-low unemployment market, employers have high standards when it comes to their next IT hire. While some employers may have unrealistic job requirements and continue to search for that elusive “purple squirrel,” even minor missteps in the process can knock an otherwise qualified  IT professional out of the running. Here’s a breakdown…

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The Importance of Finding the Right Person for IT Recruitment

Your career is important, and it’s not always easy to navigate open positions and catch a hiring manager’s eye. When it comes to finding your next job and staying on course to meet your long-term goals, having the right recruiter for your IT Recruitment needs by your side can make all the difference. So how…

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