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Computer Science Grads – We Have Important Job Search Tips

Your first job search as a new computer science grad can be a challenge. Even though tech unemployment is incredibly low, most recent graduates don’t have much experience seeking out opportunities. Plus, it isn’t uncommon to encounter “entry-level” roles that ask for several years of experience, and that can be discouraging. While employers appreciate that… Read more »

How to Find Your Next Big Tech Skill

As a tech professional, finding ways to keep your skills current is critical to your career success. Timing is surprisingly important, particularly when you are enhancing your capabilities so that you can make the most of emerging technologies. If you acquire the skill too early, you might not find positions that allow you to use… Read more »

5 Important Soft Skills All Tech Professionals Need

Many technology professionals work diligently to develop their technical skills. Often, they prioritize these capabilities to make sure that they remain current and can stand out from the competition. While this is certainly important, it is also critical that you bring a variety of soft skills to the table. Hiring managers often seek out candidates… Read more »

Learn the Steps to Becoming a CFO

Many accounting and finance professionals dream of becoming a chief financial officer (CFO). For many, being a CFO represents a career peak. It can also feel very prestigious, making it particularly enticing. However, as with all C-suite opportunities, you can’t become a CFO straight out of school. Instead, you need to dedicate years to the… Read more »

The Squires Group, Inc. Makes it to the Coveted WBJ’s Top Temporary Staffing Companies List – Third Time to the List!

ANNAPOLIS, MD, October 28, 2019 – The Squires Group, Inc. (TSGi) announced today that they have made the coveted Washington Business Journal’s (WBJ) Top Temporary Staffing Companies List based on the 2018 revenue in the Washington Metro Area. This is the third time TSGi has been named to the WBJ’s Top Temporary Staffing Companies List.… Read more »

Why You Should Consider a Career as an Enterprise Software Engineer

Many software engineers who are early in their careers shy away from job opportunities with enterprise firms. In some cases, they assume that they won’t be able to stand out from their coworkers, quickly becoming lost in a large team. In others, engineers fear that work won’t be engaging, particularly since the company focuses on… Read more »

Beyond the Resume: How to Choose the Best Candidates

When you are striving to fill a vacant position, it’s common to rely heavily on resumes to find the strongest candidates. While using these documents for initial screening is certainly necessary, you can’t rely on resumes alone if you want to find your ideal match. Instead, you have to dig a bit deeper. That way,… Read more »

5 Tips for Finding a Coding Bootcamp That’s Right for You (and Will Get You a Job)

Coding bootcamps are increasingly being viewed as viable pathways to lucrative careers. They allow students to get hands-on experience, often based on real-world scenarios, that they can use to land their first or a higher-paying position. However, not all coding bootcamps are created equal. Since attending one often requires a big financial and time commitment,… Read more »

5 Important Cybersecurity Certifications

While many companies are increasingly aware of the importance of cybersecurity, a surprising number are ill-equipped to address the threats they face today, let alone what they’ll see tomorrow. As a result, they turn to IT professionals with specialized expertise, ensuring they have access to skilled employees who can secure their systems. By acquiring a… Read more »

These 5 Programming Languages Will Increase in Usage Over the Years

The popularity of each programming language can ebb and flow over time. As new options emerge, trends can quickly change. Similarly, as certain tech giants put their support behind a language, their influence can dramatically shift the tide. By understanding which programming languages are poised to make waves over the next few years, you can… Read more »