Telecommuting Tips

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Four Terrific Telecommuting Tactics One impact the coronavirus has had on working America is most employees, probably yourself included, are now working from home. In fact, some of you might even be doing so for the first time. Here at Queen, we have plenty of experience in the telecommuting world, so today we wanted to… Read more »

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice from Queen Consulting Group

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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 »

Recruiting Practices to Improve Candidate Experience

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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 »

QCG to Sponsor and Attend 2017 VAHHS Annual Meeting

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Karen Worley, Business Development Director for Queen Consulting Group, will be attending the 2017 Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (VAHHS) Annual Meeting this week at the Jay Peak Resort in Jay, Vermont.  The three day event (September 20-22) will include various activities, breakout sessions and presentations by noteworthy speakers at the forefront of… Read more »

Why You Should Hire Consultants With Flexibility

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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 »

What Makes QCG Different?

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If you’ve sat through more than a few staffing or recruiting agency pitches, you have probably heard a lot of the same phrases over and over again. You have listened to firms tell you that they are “unique,” that they “focus on relationships,” or they have a “proprietary database.” So, how do you know who… Read more »

Hiring Advice You Don’t Usually Hear: Take Your Time

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When it comes to hiring advice, you’re probably used to hearing about the pitfalls of a slow process. And it’s true: If you move too slow, you will lose great talent. However, a rushed hiring process can be equally detrimental to retention, productivity and the morale of your team. The good news? There is a… Read more »

How Can I Improve My Staffing Partnership?

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Staffing partners can make a world of difference in your hiring and retention strategies by improving the quality of new hires, shortening time-to-hire and managing the cost of candidate searches. If you want the relationship to result in success, help your staffing partner help you. Successful Partnerships Require Successful Firms Choose a partner that understands… Read more »

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

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In a competitive job market, employers have to do everything they can to give their company an edge with top candidates. In today’s hyper-connected world, every candidate can review your process online, and make no mistake; job seekers research your approach to hiring and interviewing. To protect your brand and give top talent a reason… Read more »

Your Hiring Strategy – Hiring Full-Time Employees or Consultants?

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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 »