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Meet the Team: James Shen

Our Meet the Team spotlight is now shining down on James Shen! James is a Director at Benchmark IT and has been with the company since shortly after it was founded in 2007. James’ previous 20+-year stint as a senior developer and project manager in financial services comes in very handy when recruiting IT talent….

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The Benchmark IT DevOps Engineer Hiring Guide

Benchmark IT has created a series of hiring guides to help take the guesswork out of hiring today’s most in-demand technology roles. We’re excited to introduce the latest in our series: The Benchmark IT DevOps Engineer Hiring Guide. This article provides in-depth detail about DevOps Engineer roles and provides all the essentials to make your…

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The Benchmark IT Full Stack Developer Hiring Guide

Benchmark IT has introduced a series of hiring guides designed to help you take the guesswork out of hiring today’s most sought-after technology roles. We recently published the Benchmark IT Project Manager Hiring Guide and are pleased to announce the new Benchmark IT Full Stack Developer Hiring Guide. Read on to discover more about full-stack…

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Announcing the Benchmark IT Project Manager Hiring Guide

Recruiting a Project Manager requires a clear and thorough action plan. Our new Benchmark IT Project Manager Hiring Guide offers best practices for recruiting PMs with right technical and communication skills. The role of a Project Manager can vary depending on the organization. However, team collaboration, communication, and cooperation remain vital to ensure project success….

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Diversity Hiring: Addressing Organizational Practices and Unconscious Bias

This year, many organizations have amplified their commitment to improving their diversity hiring and recruiting efforts. Notably, Fortune Magazine’s announcement to “make corporate diversity disclosure the new standard of doing business.” Businesses realize that diversity and inclusion (D&I) in hiring is no longer just an act of sound ethics but that employees favor diverse organizations….

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5 Agile Project Management Best Practices and Methodologies

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit in 2020, the key to success was learning how to pivot.  IT teams worldwide performed the tactical triage necessary to pivot to a remote workforce—practically overnight. It is not 2022 and companies still continue to rethink their products and services. As a result, the workplace model is always being updated…

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5 Technology Trends to Inspire Your Next Career Move

A recent Time magazine article claimed that “Every Company is a Tech Company Now. The Disruption is Just Beginning.” With it, the list of technology trends and required skills continue to evolve. What are the latest technology trends, and what skills do you need to excel at them? Continue reading to find out. Artificial Intelligence…

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Benchmark IT Named “Great Recruiters Certified 2021”

STAMFORD, CT — April 6, 2021 – Benchmark IT announced today that it has been named Great Recruiters Certified 2021 by Great Recruiters, a leading experience and reputation management platform specifically designed for recruiting and staffing organizations. Great Recruiters Certified 2021 recipients earn this distinction by implementing and maintaining customer-centric practices by offering simple ways to…

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Meet the Team: Joseph Croce

Our Meet the Team spotlight is now shining down on Joe Croce! Joe is a Senior Technical Recruiter at Benchmark IT and a great addition to our team. We had the opportunity to chat with Joe about his start in technology staffing, what he enjoys the most about the industry, and working with Benchmark IT….

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Project Management: How to Effectively Manage Projects Remotely

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major changes which have drastically affected the workforce, regardless of industry. Above all, working remotely is the new normal. Therefore, for some, this is posing challenges in certain roles. In a 2018 study, 70% of professionals world-wide reported they work from home at least once a week. It’s no surprise…

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