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The Rise of Fake Candidates in Today’s Tech Hiring Landscape

Question: What happens when you combine the tech talent shortage with AI tools, virtual interviewing, and remote work? Answer: Candidates who are not who they claim to be. Otherwise known as Fake Candidates. Despite the headlines, the demand for technology professionals is still strong. This past December, employers across all sectors hired an estimated 130,000…

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My Technical Recruiting Career: Danny Ortiz

After graduating from Williams College in the spring of 2021, Danny joined the Benchmark IT team. Although Danny originally had plans to work in advertising or marketing, he is grateful that his path led him to have a technical recruiting career. After his first year, Danny has expanded his technology recruitment skills, learned a lot…

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Ins and Outs of IT Security Manager Jobs

Why Should Companies Hire an IT Security Manager? In the world of tech, information security management involves IT professionals who create high-tech network systems. These systems enable organizational structure help to protect IT operations. As technology becomes more advanced, companies must be more prepared now than ever to protect themselves from hackers. Having an IT security manager…

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5 Current Trends in the IT Job Market

Due to how technology is constantly advancing, it is important for people within the web security space to be kept up to date on the current IT job market trends in information technology. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, posting for open IT jobs are at their highest level since 2019. Additionally, jobs…

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Process Makes Perfect – 7 Must-Haves for a Standout IT Recruitment Process

You wouldn’t build a house without a blueprint, and the same is true when it comes to IT recruitment and hiring. A solid recruitment process can help you stay focused. Whether you’re recruiting for an existing position or a newly formed role, these steps will help you streamline and optimize your IT recruitment and hiring…

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