February 29, 2020

Be Transparent to Land Your Dream Job

In my career as a Recruiter, I’ve heard statements such as “maybe you don’t need to know all of this”, “am I sharing too much?”, and “I don’t mean to bore you with the details.” Well, I am here to tell you all… I LOVE the details! I’ve found that to best represent candidates and…

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January 31, 2020

Consulting Myths: What I’ve Learned in My First Year of Recruiting

If you asked me a year ago what I’d expect to learn in my first year of Recruiting, I wouldn’t have even been able to scrape the tip of the iceberg on the amount of knowledge that I would gain in such a short period of time! I was told my first year of Recruiting…

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December 30, 2019

Identifying Excellent Consulting Partners

Many of the consultants I work with today are candidates I’ve worked with for several years. I strive to take a proactive approach to recruiting and I encourage candidates to do the same when working with Recruiters. Having trusted Recruiters on your side will not only help you find positions that will increase your skill…

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November 30, 2019

How CFO of the Year Bill Thelen Utilizes Data to Predict Business Outcomes

As we quickly approach the end of the decade, “data” has become a much more popular topic than it was in 2010. Data is now everywhere! According to, “Every day, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data — so much that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the…

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October 30, 2019

5 Game-Changing Hiring Tips

5 Game-Changing Hiring Tips This fall in Minnesota the leaves are beautiful, the air is crisp, and… unemployment is nearing an all-time low; there are literally more job openings than there are candidates! In fact, according to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, “The number of vacant jobs in Minnesota crept up to a new high during the second…

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September 26, 2019

Suit Yourself: Standing Out in a Casual Marketplace

Let’s take it back to the 90s! There’s no doubt that a lot has changed since VHS cassette tapes (“be kind, rewind”), fax machines, and Palm Pilots. Many of these changes have positively impacted the world we live and do business in. There is one thing, that without a doubt, has had a massive change in…

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August 22, 2019

Just Thinking Out Loud… Is it Time for a New Fare?

After receiving our Best Places to Work survey results, the word that our employees and staff used most to describe their experience with Q Consulting is FUN. What’s a more fun topic for Minnesotans than the State Fair? In my personal life, I wake up and workout at the same time each day (4:45 am), leave…

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July 31, 2019

What I’ve Learned About Business From the Twins’ 2019 Season

The Twins are knocking it out of the park this year, literally! In addition to their outstanding season so far, they’re on pace to break the Major League Baseball record for most home runs in a season. Compared to their last 5 seasons, the Twins look like a completely different team. This got me thinking…how…

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June 27, 2019

Q Consulting Voted Best Places to Work 2019

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal is the longest-running awards program recognizing great workplaces in the Twin Cities. Best Places to Work honorees are determined through confidential employee surveys. The survey questions are answered on a scale ranging from “Strongly Disagree” to “Strongly Agree” and questions asked may include: “I believe this organization will be successful…

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May 28, 2019

Building a Community Within Your Organization

Company culture has been a hot topic in recent years and it’s clear that “culture” is more than a buzzword. Company culture builds the foundation for hiring and reflects the goals of an organization. Company culture provides guidelines to help build a team of people to collectively accomplish goals. Having a defined company culture is…

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