Blog - From the Bench

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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Project Management: How to Effectively Manage Projects Remotely

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major changes which have drastically affected the workforce, regardless of industry. Working remotely is the new normal and for some, is posing challenges in certain roles. In a 2018 study, 70% of professionals world-wide reported they work from home at least once a week. It’s no surprise this number has…

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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—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 stopping. Read on…

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Meet the Team: Anne King

Over the past several months, we’ve spoken to hundreds of IT candidates and hiring managers about virtual hiring and onboarding. Not only have we helped our clients through the process, we’ve also done it ourselves! This past July, we welcomed long-time IT recruiting pro, Anne King, to the Benchmark IT family. Anne is a Senior…

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