Category Archives: Hiring & Consulting

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 […]

Looking for Your Needle-In-The-Haystack Hire? Here’s How to Find Them.

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In April 2022, total payroll employment rose by 428,000 nationwide and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.6%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The same source also indicated that although there has been solid rehiring in the last few months, the labor force participation remains short of pre-pandemic levels by 1.2%. A labor […]

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 […]

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 […]

Benefits of Becoming an IT Consultant With Q Consulting

While many people have grown up to believe that full-time employment is the safest and most stable way of getting continuous income, working as a consultant comes with a variety of benefits that are often unheard of. This is especially true when you are working with a firm such as Q Consulting in Minneapolis who […]

5 Game-Changing Hiring Tips

5 Game-Changing Hiring Tips Changes and competition in the market significantly affect the hiring landscape and this year is no different. Since joining the IT and Management Consulting industry almost 4 years ago, I’ve witnessed the quickly changing hiring landscape and companies struggling to hire effectively. If you’re a hiring leader, you may have witnessed […]

10 Year Challenge: The Hiring Crisis in Minnesota

10 Year Challenge

With unemployment rates at a 50-year low, it comes as no surprise that the job market and hiring landscape in Minnesota look vastly different than 10 years ago. According to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, in Q2 of 2009 there were 31,000 job vacancies and 232,000 unemployed people. Ten years later in Q2 […]

Just Thinking Out Loud… Is Speed Better Than Quality?

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We recently received a testimonial from a great Fortune 500 client. The hiring manager stated, “Q Consulting is our go-to consulting company! They’re consistently able to find candidates and consultants that 30 of our other vendors cannot find and at the same price” he then went on to ask, “how is this possible?”. Organizations are […]