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Top IT Project Manager Jobs

What is an IT Project Manager? An IT project manager helps businesses or organizations achieve their technology goals through planning and executing projects. IT project managers may also help introduce new software solutions, scale IT processes, or change an organization’s cloud provider. In general, this role involves coordinating, planning, and directing computer and information systems…

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Highest Paying Technology Jobs for Tech Professionals

The 2022 Technology Salary and Hiring Guide Demand for tech professionals remains high. The 2022 Technology Salary and Hiring Guide provides IT salary ranges for 30+ technology jobs arranged by category and skill set. When considering a job change, technology salary and benefits are the top factors according to 76% of IT professionals. That said,…

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Process Makes Perfect – 7 Must-Haves for a Standout Recruitment Process

You wouldn’t build a house without a blueprint, and the same is true when it comes to IT hiring. A solid recruitment process can help you stay focused. Whether you’re recruiting for an existing position or a newly formed role, these steps will help you streamline and optimize your IT recruitment and hiring process. 1….

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Announcing the 2022 Technology Salary and Hiring Guide

With the past two years under our belt, we step into yet a third year of a pandemic world. From the looks of it Covid will continue to impact our daily lives. We have seen a rapid transition to remote work, and an increased effort to enhance business systems and processes. Both trends keep customers…

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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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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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