Category Archives: Business

Labor Market Update: U.S. Adds 272,000 Jobs in May 2024

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In May 2024, the United States labor market exhibited impressive growth, with the addition of 272,000 jobs. This increase surpasses the average monthly gains seen over the past year, showcasing the ongoing strength and expansion of the labor market. While the unemployment rate saw a slight rise to 4.0%, this indicates minor shifts within the […]

Mental Health Awareness Month: Understanding Burnout and Prioritizing Mental Well-being

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“I am not leaving because it was hard,” said New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden, in her resignation speech. “Had that been the case I probably would have departed two months into the job. I am leaving because with such a privileged role comes responsibility, the responsibility to know when you are the right person […]

Elevate Your Career: A Guide to Communicating Your Workplace Value

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In the dynamic landscape of the business world, understanding and articulating your true professional value is an indispensable skill. The workplace is a complex ecosystem where talent, skills, and contributions intertwine, shaping the trajectory of careers. Yet, many individuals find themselves grappling with the challenge of recognizing and communicating their worth effectively. In this blog, […]

Unlocking 2024’s Job Market: Challenges, Opportunities, and Strategic Moves

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Q Consulting, headquartered in Minneapolis, is a leading strategic staffing firm that specializes in top-tier talent across IT, Business Transformation, Creative, and Digital Marketing. Recognized consistently as a Best Place to Work by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Q is reshaping the landscape of the staffing industry. Our commitment to cultivating enduring relationships sets us […]

The Current Employment Landscape: Insights and the Transformative Role of Staffing Firms

The Current Employment Landscape: Insights and the Transformative Role of Staffing Firms The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ July 2023 job report has unveiled a comprehensive view of the nation’s labor market, combining elements of stability and evolving trends. The report spotlights the labor market’s resilience, showcasing gains across sectors such as health care, social […]

Navigating Layoffs and the Looming Recession: Leveraging Staffing Firms to Secure Top Talent

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The global economy has been grappling with unprecedented challenges in recent times. Layoffs have become increasingly common as businesses adapt to uncertain market conditions. Coupled with the potential threat of a recession, organizations are seeking effective strategies to maintain their competitive edge. Amidst these trials, staffing firms such as Q Consulting in Minneapolis have emerged […]

Q Consulting Named a 2023 Best Places to Work by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

Minneapolis, MN – June 22, 2023 – Q Consulting, a leading strategic IT and management staffing firm in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is proud to announce that it has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. This prestigious award acknowledges Q Consulting’s commitment to fostering a positive and […]

Tips for Staying Ahead in 2023 with Digital Transformation

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, digital transformation is no longer just a buzzword; it’s a necessity to stay ahead in 2023. Companies that fail to adopt a digital transformation strategy into their business model run the risk of falling behind their competitors and losing market share. In this blog, we’ll define digital transformation, explore […]

Q Consulting Named a Best Places to Work in 2022

Q Consulting is excited to announce that we have been recognized as a 2022 Best Places to Work by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal for the fifth time since our inception. The annual Best Places to Work award identifies top Minnesota-based companies based on employee surveys. These surveys gather information regarding employee benefits, growth opportunities, […]