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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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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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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. Above all, working remotely is the new normal. Therefore, for some, this 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…

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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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