Blog - From the Bench

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…

Read More »

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….

Read More »

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…

Read More »

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…

Read More »

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…

Read More »

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…

Read More »

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…

Read More »

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…

Read More »

Defining The IT Program Manager Role

What is an IT Program Manager? Not to be confused with a project manager, an IT program manager is someone who develops and manages different programs for an employer or business. A “program” is a project, program, or group of projects that supports business initiatives. The main objective of an IT program manager is to oversee multiple…

Read More »

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…

Read More »

Share This!