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Job interviews can be stressful and anxiety inducing, but the increasingly popular panel interview can be even more stressful. Not only do you have to make a strong impression on one hiring manager, you also have to impress several interviewers at once, each of whom brings their own goals and agenda into the room. Conduct… Read more »

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Technology professionals have to spend time continually developing their skills in order stay relevant. However, you’ve also got to know where trends are heading in the field if you really want to stay up-to-date. Finding time to keep up with the industry can be a challenge, but blogs and podcasts are a great way to… Read more »

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Welcome back once again to Queen Consulting Group’s Team Spotlight. We have a truly amazing team of dedicated professionals who work tirelessly to match talented people with great employers, and we love introducing to you a new team member each month. Today, we invite you to get to know more about our Director of Operations,… Read more »

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How long ago did you create your elevator pitch? If it’s been more than a year, it’s worth your time and energy to give your pitch a makeover. Things change over time: Your goals, your interests, what you do each day. These changes have an impact on your elevator pitch, and you want to make… Read more »

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Interviews can be extremely stressful, but they don’t have to be rigid and boring. Ideally, they should be conversational, and your true personality should shine through so the hiring manager can get a feel for who you are and how you’d fit in with the existing team. Here are some tips on how to show… Read more »

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Healthcare IT projects – like all IT projects – involve many moving parts. However, the complexity is compounded by the regulatory requirements, meaningful use targets, HIPAA rules and information security regulations of the U.S. healthcare system. Ensuring that networks, programs, applications and devices run smoothly and efficiently and that project goals hit targets requires not… Read more »

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Welcome back to our monthly Team Spotlight series, where we introduce you to the great people you’ll be working with at Queen Consulting Group. Today we sit down with Matthew Poplawski. Team Member: Matthew Poplawski Role: Recruiting Team Lead With Team QCG since: July 2012 Q: What’s your favorite thing about recruiting? A: My favorite thing… Read more »

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Back in June, we talked about IT certifications tech pros should consider to help enhance and advance their careers. We’d like to add a few more to that list focusing on those who work in the database niche. DBAs, database developers, data analysts, architects, BI and data warehousing specialists are in high demand in today’s… Read more »

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If you took an informal survey of your fellow technology professionals and asked what they look for in a job, you’d likely hear answers like opportunities to use their talents, the chance to grow their skills and job security. It can be difficult to find those qualities in a single employer, but working on a… Read more »

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Your organization has invested a lot of time and money into developing effective management strategies for your full-time staff. Have you spent the same amount of time investing in strategies to manage consultants and contractors? Technology teams use consultants regularly to help with special projects, but few companies know how to manage these short-term professionals… Read more »