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Hiring for Adaptability: The Must-Have Skill in Tech

Adaptability has always been an indispensable skill in the technology landscape. As the industry continues to undergo rapid transformations, companies are increasingly prioritizing candidates who can navigate change with ease and proficiency.  In this blog post, we’ll explore the significance of adaptability skills in tech roles, explain what they entail, and provide insights into how…

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Creating a Positive Candidate Experience Through The Recruitment Process

  Creating a positive candidate experience is a critical factor in attracting and retaining top talent, especially in the technology sector. According to a 2023 study by CareerPlug, 49% of job seekers had declined a job offer in the last 12 months due to a poor candidate experience. As organizations strive to secure the best…

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5 Ways to Boost IT Employee Retention

It’s no secret that the turnover rate in the IT industry is high. In fact,  Gitnux data shows that the industry has a 13.2% turnover rate.That’s a considerable portion of the workforce constantly on the move. There’s also a significant number of employees who simply aren’t engaged or satisfied with their jobs. They don’t find…

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The Pros & Cons of AI Recruiting Technology

In today’s digitized hiring landscape, artificial intelligence (AI) recruiting software is swiftly becoming the norm for companies worldwide. According to Zippia, 67% of recruiters surveyed say AI has improved the hiring process in 2023. The use of AI has grown tremendously over the past several years and continues to gain traction in the recruitment industry….

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Top Tech Recruitment Summer Tips

Struggling to find the right tech talent for your company? You’re not alone. Tech recruitment has become challenging for companies of all sizes. Rapid advancements in technology and evolving candidate preferences make hiring skilled tech professionals a daunting task that demands a fresh approach. With summer in full swing, now is a great time to…

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AI Hiring: How it Affects Employers & Candidates

Artificial intelligence (AI) is already making significant changes in technology recruiting and will continue to have a profound impact going forward. Its massive computing power makes it easier for companies to recruit top talent by efficiently sourcing, screening, and evaluating candidates who closely match the required skills and experience. While AI can streamline and improve…

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The Major Benefits of Having Women in Tech Jobs

With every passing year, the tech industry continues to grow, as does its workforce — but women are still often underrepresented in the tech workforce. It’s finally time to change that and get more women in tech jobs.  Gender-neutral hiring practices can improve everything about a business, from the workplace culture and turnover rate to the…

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6 Ways to Recruit, Hire, and Retain Top Tech Talent in Today’s Hybrid World

It’s been three years since the pandemic changed the way the world works, and it’s clear that hybrid and remote work is here to stay.  For companies looking to employ and retain experienced technology professionals, this changes how we recruit, hire, and retain talent today and in the future.  But it’s more than just how…

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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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Benchmark IT Is Top-Rated in Finding Technology Talent!

Benchmark IT is proud to announce that we are a “Top-Rated Staffing Firm” in finding technology talent. The award comes from Great Recruiters, a leading experience management platform in the recruiting and staffing industry. The award recognizes Benchmark IT’s achievements in candidate and client experience, organizational efficiency, and brand reputation. Recognition for Finding Technology Talent…

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