Category Archives: Job Search & Recruiting

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 […]

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 […]

10 Popular IT Consulting Jobs to Consider

If you’ve ever considered becoming an IT consultant, you’ve more than likely thought about the different kinds of projects you would be doing. Information technology is an incredibly broad field, which can make pinpointing the perfect project a bit difficult. Whether you are a UX Designer, a Scrum Master, a Data Architect, a Front-End Developer, […]

3 Ways to Make the Most of your Job Search in Any Market

In February 2020, the unemployment rate in the United States was the lowest we have seen in over 50 years. Since a national emergency was declared mid-March, the unemployment rate in the US has increased rapidly. According to CNBC, over 26.5 million people have filed for unemployment in the last 5 weeks. Those numbers are shocking […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Just Thinking Out Loud…Is it All Luck?

A family member of mine recently went through a significant career change. He stepped into a failing branch of a global organization and within a few short years led the team to be the most profitable branch in the company. He poured his passion, knowledge and soul into leading this branch and ultimately found success! […]