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  While many questions regarding the novel coronavirus remain unanswered at this time, there are practical, commonsense ways for you to take care of yourself, protect others, and monitor latest developments. Based on guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, QCG recommends that all employees: Avoid close contact with people who are… Read more »

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Providing a candidate with a positive experience during the hiring process, is just as important to the job seeker, if not more, as the job they are applying for. PwC recently came out with a study about how recruiting experience impacts candidates and their decisions to take offers. The article provides six ways companies can… Read more »

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For the third year in a row Queen Consulting Group volunteered at Pine Street Inn, New England’s largest resource for homeless men and women.  Our Connecticut and Boston based teams each spent a day helping to prepare and serve meals, and spread a little holiday cheer by making a donation to the facility and their… Read more »

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Anyone who has been a job seeker in the modern IT industry understands the frustrations that can be a part of the process. Spending hours each day submitting applications that go unanswered and perusing dead-end job postings can leave anyone – even the most seasoned IT professionals – wishing that they had a partner to… Read more »

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Application engineers occupy the space directly between their company’s research and development team (R&D) and the consumers who purchase and use their products. As a consequence of their unique position and various job requirements, application engineers need to be versatile professionals, strong communicators, and masters of a whole host of other technical and interpersonal skills…. Read more »

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Each year, the tech industry continues to evolve in new and unpredictable ways. Trends and technologies appear and disappear at a rapid pace and keeping up with the changes can often be a challenge for even the most sophisticated tech companies. Following tech thought leaders online can be a very effective tool for staying up to date… Read more »

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The IT industry is in the middle of a massive period of growth, which is good news for anyone in tech who is looking to advance their career. The cybersecurity sector is expected to continue to undergo rapid expansion. According to research conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the projected growth for cybersecurity jobs through 2021 is 37… Read more »

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We all agree that being able to develop your IQ (intelligence quotient) is a crucial skill to be able to make advancements in your career. Emotional intelligence, or EQ, on the other hand, is discussed far less often in the workplace. This is unfortunate, because the ability to recognize and empathize with emotions is an… Read more »

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We’ve all been there: You have an interview for a new position, and your mind is anxiously reviewing all the possible questions your interviewer might ask. While there are a handful of questions that are asked in almost any job interview, employers also like to get a sense of a candidate’s ability to think on their… Read more »