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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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Meet the Team: Joseph Croce

Our Meet the Team spotlight is now shining down on Joe Croce! Joe is a Senior Technical Recruiter at Benchmark IT and a great addition to our team. We had the opportunity to chat with Joe about his start in technology staffing, what he enjoys the most about the industry, and working with Benchmark IT….

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

You wouldn’t build a house without a blueprint, so why would you hire someone without a plan? Even when the construction is identical, the builder still refers to their blueprints every step of the way. The same is true when it comes to hiring. A solid recruitment process helps you stay focused. As a result,…

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Hiring 2021: A Dive into the Benchmark IT Salary and Hiring Guide

After a year like no other, we can finally say good riddance to 2020 and look positively towards the future. While the pandemic saw record unemployment rates across the nation, the impact on technology jobs and salaries remains negligible. That said, we’ve seen dramatic changes in the way we hire, work, and live. The 2021…

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The Benefits of 5G

New technology is just over the horizon. Above all, it provides many benefits for individuals and businesses. We’re talking about 5G, the fifth generation of mobile wireless communications technology. It’s the latest advancement in cellular technology. First, 5G offers an increase in speed and responsiveness. Second, it offers greater capacity, and lower latency. Lastly, it’s…

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Top Tech Careers of 2020

No doubt we’re all happy to see 2020 in our rearview mirrors and look towards resuming some resemblance of business normalcy and growth in 2021. We expect a renewed focus and integration of IT as a business driver and further growth in technology jobs. Top Tech Occupations by Job Postings in Q3 With most US…

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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 management skills. According to Emeritus, 77% of workers want to upskill. Technology is everchanging and constantly evolving, which as a result, means there’s always the possibility…

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Avoiding the Burnout Factor

In the age of remote work, there’s one thing we want our clients and candidates to avoid beyond the pandemic: the technology burnout factor. Working from home has become the new normal in our current environment, and a disadvantage that comes with it is the side effect of burning yourself out. Burnout is a state…

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Power BI vs. Tableau

Let’s discuss Business Intelligence tools. Two of the leading tools for data analytics include Power BI and Tableau. They both have very similar capabilities, but do you know what makes them different? Continue reading for the ultimate guide to Power BI vs. Tableau to help determine which data analytics software is best suited for your…

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