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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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A Resource Guide for Women in Tech

Originally published, March 25, 2019. Updated August 17, 2021. 4.5 min. read. Despite comprising 47% of the US labor force, women in technology are largely underrepresented. Women currently hold 25% of IT jobs. Women of color account for far less, with Asian women comprising just 5% of that number and Black and Hispanic women 3%…

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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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On the Edge of Tech: How Edge Computing is Changing Business Intelligence

Here’s a fact: over 90% of ALL data ever created was generated in the last two years alone. Every time someone searches Google (almost 70,000 per second), receives an email (over 2.7 million per second), or shares a social media post, exponential amounts of data continue to stockpile. 2021 will see over 6.6 Trillion digital…

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5 Things to Know When Adopting Agile Project Management Methodology

2020 taught us many things, and key among them was learning how to pivot. When the pandemic hit, IT teams worldwide performed the tactical triage necessary to pivot to a remote workforce—practically overnight. A year later, companies continue to rethink their products and services. As a result, they redefined their workplace model, and reframed social…

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4 Strategies to Advance Your Long-Term Career Goals this Summer

The long, lazy days of summer can make even the most dedicated workers, well, lazy. Now that the world is slowly re-opening from the long-lasting COVID-19 pandemic, it’s easy to dream of escaping to the beach, mountains, or lake. But before you pack your bags, take some time to think about your current job, this…

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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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