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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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Upskilling Your Employee’s Technology Careers

Does your team possess the technical know-how they need to succeed? Do you invest in their technology careers? Upskilling is the process of teaching your current employees new technology skills. Technology is everchanging and constantly evolving. As a result, this means there’s always the possibility of a technical skills gap within your organization. However, the…

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The Demand is Real: How to Cope with the Shortage of Software Developers

Looking for software developers? You’re not alone. Hiring software developers is the second most common problem among employers today. Demand for software developers will increase by 21% by 2028. This is more than twice as fast as forecasted growth across all other computer occupations (+8.4%). And the shortage of software developers shows no signs of…

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Trends in Virtual Hiring and Onboarding

It’s hard to believe that just a few short weeks ago, the idea of using video to conduct a first or second interview was something of a novelty. Most of our New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut-based clients preferred the standard practice of an initial phone screen. A series of in-person interviews then followed. The…

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