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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. Benchmark IT is one of the region’s leading technology staffing and consulting firms. Whereas Great Recruiters is a leading experience and reputation management platform specifically designed for recruiting and staffing organizations….

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Consultant Spotlight: Steve Csordas

This week, our Consultant Spotlight showcases Steve Csordas, a great technology consultant and friend of Benchmark IT. Steve works in IT Security and Regulatory Compliance for a print and communications services company. We recently spoke to Steve about how he got into technology, his favorite project, and why he relies on Benchmark IT to help…

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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, followed by a series of in-person interviews. The…

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Labor Shortage Solutions: How to Find and Hire Non-Traditional Tech Talent

Labor Shortage Solutions: How to Find and Hire Non-Traditional Tech Talent You have an open IT position within your organization. The job plays a crucial role on the tech team and you need the position filled ASAP. You offer a good salary, great benefits and company perks, and growth opportunities. The only problem? You can’t…

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From Intern to Employee: What It Takes to Create a Successful Internship Program

From Intern to Employee: What It Takes to Create a Successful Internship Program Spring is here and, for most college students, that means graduation or summer break is just weeks away.  Soon these fresh graduates and a new cohort of rising college juniors and seniors will be out in the marketplace searching for opportunities to…

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Unconventional Hiring Tactics in a Zero Unemployment Market

Unconventional Hiring Tactics in a Zero Unemployment Market Tri-state area talent acquisition professionals recently gathered for breakfast and a highly informative panel discussion sponsored by the Talent Acquisition Knowledge Network (TAKN). There, a team of area talent acquisition leaders shared strategies on how they source and attract top candidates in today’s competitive market. Read on…

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Benchmark IT to Sponsor Talent Attraction Breakfast in Norwalk, CT

Benchmark IT to Sponsor Talent Attraction Breakfast in Norwalk, CT Join us on March 6th! Are you facing a new year, but the same old recruiting challenges? Low unemployment and IT skills gaps continue to make attracting and retaining quality technology professionals difficult for area hiring managers. Join us as we tackle these challenges and…

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Understanding Tri-State Wage Parity Laws

Understanding Tri-State Wage Parity Laws Over the past few years, several initiatives aimed to limit the disclosure of salary history and mitigate wage disparity have been implemented by state and local governments throughout the U.S. Similar legislation was passed in New York City in October 2017; in Westchester County, NY and the state of New…

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Is It Time to Overhaul Your IT Recruitment Strategy?

Is It Time to Overhaul Your IT Recruitment Strategy? Driven by high demand and competitive compensation, the technology sector has a 13.2% employee turnover rate – the highest of all U.S. employment sectors. Additionally, our recent Benchmark IT Candidate Perspective Survey revealed that almost 60% of tech pros plan on changing jobs in the next…

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Beyond Talent Acquisition: Retaining Tech Talent When the Market is Strong

Beyond Talent Acquisition: Retaining Tech Talent When the Market is Strong It can be easy to focus on the hiring process when thinking about your talent strategy, but what comes after is of equal importance. From the moment a new employee accepts the job offer, strategies must shift to retaining the professionals that you’ve worked…

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