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In-Demand Skills Needed to be Successful in Cybersecurity

As the number of cybersecurity threats in existence continue to grow, companies are putting additional emphasis on hiring professionals who can mitigate the risks and fight back against an attack. This creates a significant amount of potential for employees working or interested in the field, allowing them to find lucrative positions in the cybersecurity arena.… Read more »

How to Become an Indispensable IT Employee

While every IT worker brings something to a team, not everyone is considered to be genuinely indispensable. Employees who reach this status don’t just have a robust set of hard skills, but a range of soft skills as well. By demonstrating that you possess the right mixture of traits, you can set yourself apart from… Read more »

Data Analytics Trends to Watch for in 2018

The business world seems to become more data-driven every day. Nearly every organization wants to leverage their data, giving them access to meaningful and actionable insights that can propel the company forward. Now that 2018 is well underway, certain trends are emerging that are worth monitoring for their potential to provide true value to organizations.… Read more »

5 Big Data Certifications That Will Help Advance Your Career

Big data analytics burst into the business world just a few years ago, but it is now considered the lifeblood of many organizations. As companies continue to place a high value on their data, and the resulting revelations that analytics can create, professionals with the proper certifications can land lucrative positions designed to help organizations… Read more »

The Top 3 Trends in Software-Defined Networks

Software-defined networks (SDN), those that use applications as a means of controlling the flow of traffic through a network, are becoming a more accepted paradigm in the business world. However, even with wider adoption, the technology is still evolving rapidly. Often, CIOs and other IT managers have trouble keeping pace with the speed of innovation… Read more »

How to Determine if a Candidate is Reliable

When it comes down to it, assessing whether a job seeker is reliable is hard to accomplish. Most candidates aren’t going to openly admit they have issues with reliability, like missing deadlines or spotty attendance, and hiring managers generally only have a few options for vetting interviewees in the moment. To determine if a candidate… Read more »

Here Are the Best-Paying IT Jobs for Every Stage of Tech Careers

While there are many career path options in the IT field, some are more lucrative than others. Certain skill sets are seen as more valuable in today’s market, whether it’s due to a current shortage, high demand, or a combination of the two. If you are interested in discovering which positions tend to have the… Read more »

THE SQUIRES GROUP, INC. Brings Back Jan Upton-Lloyd and Adds Drew Norris to the Resource Management Team

ANNAPOLIS, MD, March 8, 2018 – The Squires Group, Inc. (TSGi) announced that Jan Upton-Lloyd has returned to The Squires Group and hired Drew Norris to the Resource Management Team. Jan Upton-Lloyd, a native Californian, joined Nancy Squires, CEO of TSGi, and the fledgling Squires Group in 1996 as its first employee. She was TSGi’s… Read more »

Growing Career Opportunities for Project Managers

Over the past several years, companies have come to rely more heavily on project management professionals to help keep teams focused while implementing strategic initiatives and developing new solutions. This has inherently increased demand, creating new opportunities for those focused on the field. However, the career potential may be more significant than it appears on… Read more »

You May Be Killing Your IT Career Without Even Knowing It

Technology is everchanging. While this means most professionals have the chance to work with new and exciting tech, it also makes it more challenging to map out your IT career. And, along the way, you may even make some choices that actually hold you back, instead of propelling you forward. To help you avoid certain… Read more »