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 »

Why Should You Partner With A Staffing Firm

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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 »

7 Skills All Application Engineers Need

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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 »

5 Tech Thought Leaders You Should Be Following

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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 »

Top 7 Skills Every Cybersecurity Director Needs

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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 »

Manage Your Emotions at Work by Developing Your EQ

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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 »

10 Questions to Help You Prepare for Your Next Interview

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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 »

These Are the Soft Skills You Need to Succeed in IT

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Engineers and IT professionals are experts in hard skills – teachable, technical skills like programming or coding. However, there are “soft skills” that are discussed far less but are equally important for any modern IT professional to succeed.  What are “soft skills”?  “Soft skills” is a term that is thrown around in the workplace a lot, but… Read more »