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What do you get when you combine 7,000 people, block party vibes, and a “Who’s-Who” of the Boston tech scene? Hint: the 5th Annual Boston TechJam.  Team QCG recently attended the 2017 event at City Hall Plaza in downtown Boston, and had a stellar experience. What Is It? TechJam is a gathering of over forty… Read more »

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Thinking about making the switch from a permanent role to consulting?  Working with a recruiter and adapting to a new employment structure can seem daunting – but the pros at Queen Consulting Group can help you navigate the transition to a new consulting career and make the choice that’s best for you. Emily H., a… Read more »

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Welcome back to another installment of the QCG Team Spotlight, where we take a look behind the scenes at the amazing professionals who make Queen Consulting Group a success. Today, we’d like to introduce you to one of our dedicated technical recruiters, Kristin Murphy. Team Member: Kristin Murphy Role: Senior Technical Recruiter With Team QCG… Read more »

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Ladies and gentlemen… start your engines!   Team QCG recently enjoyed a fast and furious day of team building at F1 Boston and dubbed it the Inaugural Queen 500.   The competition was fierce through 4 qualifying races, with speedster Melissa Hunter taking the pole position for the 20-lap main event.  It was pedal to… Read more »

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As a consultant, you will often find yourself working as part of a diverse team on project-based assignments. With your own thoughts, plans, and responsibilities well-organized, you will be able to more efficiently communicate your ideas. With this in mind, there are several ways you can improve your professional organization. Use Tools Creating a to-do… Read more »

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Welcome back to another installment of the QCG Team Spotlight, where we take a look behind the scenes at the amazing professionals who make Queen Consulting Group a success. Today, we’d like to introduce you to one of our dedicated technical recruiters, Brian Pedersen. Team Member: Brian Pedersen Role: Senior Technical Recruiter With Team QCG… Read more »

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Flexibility is an important quality to seek out in permanent, full-time technical staff. However, it’s easy to overlook this quality when hiring consultants for short-term projects and initiatives. To keep projects running smoothly, hiring managers must focus on acquiring IT consultants who demonstrate flexibility. Tech Consultants Are Not Order Takers There are many people on… Read more »

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When preparing for an interview, it’s easy to get caught up preparing for the technical side of things while forgetting an important fact: How the interviewer feels about you will ultimately determine whether you get the offer. Making a good impression is critical, but it also goes beyond superficial things like what you wear and… Read more »

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As an IT consultant, you are probably a subject matter expert with top-level, in-demand skills. But do you have the “other” skills companies are looking for? If your resume is a technical gold mine, that’s wonderful, but soft skills are becoming more important to hiring managers, even for consultants on short-term assignments. Before you apply… Read more »

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Each year, Team QCG gathers for our annual “Kick Off” event to take a look back at the previous year, set goals for the new year ahead and take part in fun team-building exercises!  Our 2017 Kick Off took us to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where festivities included the excitement of the Portsmouth Escape Room (both… Read more »