Author Archives: Q Consulting

Reasons Your Brand Needs to Hire a Digital Marketing Strategist

It’s no secret how important marketing is for business. Marketing is the process of getting people interested and excited about your company’s service or product, rather than simply getting lost among your competition. To make you stand out in the crowd, a solid digital marketing strategy needs to be put in place. And while this […]

What Makes Empathy Such An Important Leadership Skill

Empathy is one of the most important skills that a leader can have. Having the ability to relate to and have understanding for the thoughts, emotions, and experiences of other people is a key part of emotional intelligence that many researchers believe is crucial for being an effective leader. The Center for Creative Leadership (CLL) […]

The Q Consulting Difference: How Q Changed My Views on Recruiters and the Recruitment Process

If you’re on LinkedIn, it’s likely you’ve had a recruiter in your inbox reach out to you about a position they think you would be a good fit for. I had experienced this on several occasions myself before getting contacted by Q Consulting, and in all honesty, I really wasn’t a fan of recruiters before […]

How a Lengthy Hiring Process Can Hurt You Rather Than Help You

According to recent LinkedIn data, the demand for IT professionals such as Software Engineers, Product Designers, Solutions Engineers, and Automation Test Analysts is increasing while the talent pool is shrinking. Organizations are competing for the same candidates to fill their technology roles. Candidates with the right technology skillset, and the right soft skills are in […]

Top Video Interview Tips to Help You Land the Job

In a world that has gone primarily virtual, employers have been utilizing video conferencing platforms such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and WebEx to conduct their job interviews. While there isn’t much of a difference between in-person and video interviews, there are some special considerations you will want to keep in mind before hopping on a […]

Q Consulting Named a Best Place to Work in 2021 by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

Q Consulting is honored to be named a Best Place to Work by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal in 2021 for the fourth time. This is the 23rd year that the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal has held their Best Places to Work awards, making it the longest-running awards program recognizing great workplaces throughout the Twin […]

Is Consulting Right for Me?

At Q Consulting, this is a question we get asked a lot. As a people-first company, not only do we want to make sure that our consultants are a right fit for the jobs we have available to us, but we also want to make sure that the job is the right fit for our […]

Building a Company Around Core Values

At Q Consulting, our core values are at the forefront of everything we do. They are the guiding principles that help to distinguish who we are, how we hire, and shape our culture. When it comes to building a company, strategic planning and digging deep about what matters the most is an important step to […]

Looking to Hire Top Talent? Here’s What You Need to Know

Today, more than ever, companies are struggling to find qualified candidates to fill roles. Consistently finding the right people to hire has been a perplexing and frustrating endeavor for employers for several reasons — one of them being the difficulty of finding trained workers to match the demand for skilled industries such as IT. So […]

Effective Networking Tips to Help Build Meaningful Connections

Whether you’re looking to find a new job, enhance your skill set, or simply cross paths with other like-minded individuals to gain new insights and build meaningful connections, networking is an incredible tool to utilize. With the world having gone primarily virtual over the last year and a half, making true connections has been especially […]