The Do’s and Don’ts of Job Applications: Apply vs. Pass

Finding the right job can be a time-consuming and, at times, disheartening process. It’s tempting to blast your resume to every opening that seems remotely suitable, but this approach can backfire. Don’t worry, we’re here to help you decipher the best practices in applying for jobs! Let’s discuss the necessary considerations and steps you should… Read more »

The Great Resignation: Expert Opinion on Career Strategies

The “Great Resignation” has sparked an important conversation: Is job hopping the ultimate key to career success, or does long-term loyalty hold a hidden advantage? While opinions on this question can be polarizing, The Squires Group believes that both options offer value. The best advice is individualized and depends on your personal goals and circumstances.… Read more »

The Kaleidoscope Advantage: DEI in the workplace

Do you remember how mesmerizing kaleidoscopes were when you were a child? Placing your eye up to the telescope-like cylinder and being overwhelmed as the vibrant colors shifted about felt like you were witnessing a master artist at work. In the workplace, DEI cultivates a kaleidoscope atmosphere by making sure we have unique perspectives, experiences,… Read more »

Make Your Mark – Mastering the Art of the First Impression

Whether it’s an in-person meeting or a virtual interview, first impressions are crucial, setting the stage for future relationships and opportunities. If you haven’t thought much about how to make a lasting and favorable first impression, don’t worry – The Squires Group has you covered! Our goal is to help you put your best foot… Read more »

The Squires Way: Seven Principles that Set Us Apart

Since 2018, seven core principles, known as The Seven Principles of Building Great, The Squires Way, have served as the guiding light for us at The Squires Group. These principles aren’t just words on a computer screen. They are woven into the very fabric of our operations, guiding our interactions with clients, candidates, and within… Read more »

Conquer Your Next Video Interview: Expert Tips from The Squires Group

In today’s digital age, video interviews have become an increasingly common part of the hiring process. While they offer convenience and flexibility for both employers and candidates, they can also feel daunting for those unfamiliar with the format. But fear not, Squires Group is here to help! With our expert tips and guidance, you can… Read more »

5 Key Contributions Veterans Offer the Workforce

Veterans classically bring a lot to the table, as they’re often well-trained in their field of expertise. However, it’s easy for companies to accidentally overlook some of the best they have to offer. Here’s a look at five key contributions veterans provide to the workforce. 1. Collaboration During their time in the military, service members… Read more »

Decoding Remote, Hybrid, and On-Site Job Stats

During the pandemic, the world of work changed dramatically. Remote positions became necessities in many industries, with the number of people primarily working remotely tripling between 2019 and 2021. While some degree of telecommuting will remain part of the equation, the post-pandemic landscape is shifting once more, and not necessarily in the direction professionals would… Read more »

Using Job Seeker Hashtags on LinkedIn

When you’re seeking a new job opportunity, using specific hashtags when creating posts or conducting searches on LinkedIn can work in your favor. If you’re wondering which ones provide value, here are some LinkedIn hashtags that are worth considering. #JobSeeker This hashtag essentially announces that you’re a job seeker. It’s relatively broad, which may work… Read more »

Spotting Job Search Scams

When you’re looking for a new job opportunity, it’s easy to assume that every listing on a job board is legitimate. However, job search scams are surprisingly pervasive, particularly during the holiday season. As the winter holidays get closer, many people look for jobs that can help them boost their earnings, often because celebrating the… Read more »