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Helpful Tips to Advance Your Career in Finance

Unless you have retirement in your sights, you would probably like to further your career in finance. While gaining experience on the job is beneficial, there are additional steps you can take to increase your odds of finding opportunities that can help you move forward. If you want to advance your career in finance, here… Read more »

Data is Becoming an Important Organizational Asset

The world is becoming increasingly data-driven. As a result, companies are working diligently to collect information and make use of it, ensuring they have an edge over the competition. With data being more valuable than ever before, businesses no longer see mere entries on a spreadsheet or in a database. Instead, it is a critical… Read more »

Here’s What You Need to Know About Using Big Data

Nearly every company in the country is managing Big Data. However, not all of them are leveraging it effectively, leading to missed opportunities to land new customers, improve operations or otherwise make positive strides. Big Data is being created on a practically continuous basis and collected almost nearly as fast. Every online, digital and social… Read more »

What Makes a Good Resume?

Even as the labor market remains tight, distinctly favoring job seekers, hiring managers are still only spending mere seconds when they review a resume. While the amount of time has increased, reaching 7.4 seconds instead of just 6, it’s clear that candidates don’t have much time to catch the attention of a potential employer. If… Read more »

The Squires Group, Inc. is working with local companies!

Tower Federal Credit Union is working with The Squires Group, Inc. to provide membership to our employees and our Independent Consultants! Tower Federal Credit Union has a holiday promotion going on that will deposit $50 into your new Prime Share account. They also offer all sorts of benefits once you become a TFCU member! Click… Read more »

Washington Gas/Washington Area Fuel Fund (WAFF) – Ice House Fundraiser

The Squires Group is one of sponsors for the 2nd Annual Washington Area Fuel Fund (WAFF) ‘Ice House’ Fundraiser, hosted by Washington Gas, to Support Families with Heating Assistance this winter. More than 30 years ago, Washington Gas and The Salvation Army partnered to establish the Washington Area Fuel Fund (WAFF) to help local residents… Read more »

Learn About Ways to Enhance Your Cybersecurity

A single cyberattack can be devastating to your business. Data can be stolen or compromised, systems can be taken hostage, and money can be stolen. Plus, just one incident can damage an organization’s credibility, particularly if the information that is taken belongs to your customers. Small and mid-size businesses are increasingly being targeted by cybercriminals,… Read more »

How to Motivate Your Software Engineers

While you can use a strong salary and solid benefits package to attract great software engineering candidates, compensation alone won’t motivate your employees over the long term. Instead, skilled professionals often examine a company’s culture and the presence (or lack) of intrinsic motivators when deciding whether to stick around. By understanding what your software engineers… Read more »

When Looking for a New Job Opportunity, Seek Out Transformational Leaders to Help Catapult Your Career

If you’re in the middle of a job search, your priorities usually circle around the role’s job duties, salary and similar aspects of the opportunity. However, by focusing on companies with transformational leaders as well, you give yourself a chance to move your career forward more quickly. What is Transformational Leadership? At its simplest, transformational… Read more »

What Are Some Digital Transformation Trends for 2019?

Digital transformation represents not only more technological shifts in an organization, but also fundamental changes regarding how technology, people and business intersect. As companies prepare for the new year, understanding what the future may hold in the area of digital transformation allows you to embrace the cutting edge, ensuring you can remain ahead of the… Read more »