Challenging projects. Solid benefits. Flexible career options. Time to follow your dreams. What more could you ask of your career?
At The Squires Group, we work with a wide range of clients throughout the mid-Atlantic region and select national markets. Whether you prefer the hectic pace of high-tech startups, the challenges of enterprise-level systems in Fortune 500 corporations, or intriguing projects with the DoD and other government agencies, we can provide you with the opportunities to work when and where you want.
Learn How to Make the Most Out of Working from Home-Due to COVID-19, more professionals are spending their workdays at home as part of the remote workforce. While this was initially thought to be short-term, it’s clear that it may extend for months more as time has passed. For some, it may even be permanent. Most professionals had little time to adjust to the idea… Read more »
This Is What You Need to Know About Earning a DevOps Certification-DevOps is a growing field, and many companies are seeking technologists with DevOps expertise. As a result, some professionals consider boosting their credentials by earning a DevOps certification. However, since these are fairly new, many hesitate before moving forward. They may wonder which of the programs is best and how challenging the certification is to… Read more »
You Need This Certification If You Want a Management Role-For many professionals, working their way up into a management role is a primary goal. While it is possible to get there after acquiring ample experience and honing critical skills, there are instances where adding a certification to the mix is important. While not all employers require certifications to qualify for a management position, some… Read more »
“In terms of benefits, it was good to know that they have health, life and long-term disability insurance and a 401(k) plan in which I could participate.”
Robert W., Java Developer
“I have worked with The Squires Group for over half of my 16 year consulting career. I feel so lucky to be providing services as a Squires Group consultant. When I tell other consultants about my experience with The Squires Group, they wish that they could also be part of our team!”
Lorenzo D., Senior Applications/ Core DBA and System Architect
“The Squires Group is an excellent company with a great team. They are a professional and respectable company, with personable and caring leadership.”
Michael B., Networking and Server Administration Expert
“The Squires Group is a highly professional organization that pays on time and supports its consultants in the field.”
Doug L., Project Manager
“It’s nice to work with The Squires Group as an independent consultant. They take care of all the details so you can concentrate on the actual project. Employees recognize and respect The Squires Group name. That gets passed to me when I start a new assignment.”
Maggie N., Data Warehouse/Core Systems Consultant
“I would like to thank The Squires Group for the opportunity to work with your team. Christine, Tarry, and others have been extremely supportive and it was an absolute pleasure to represent your company. Thank you again and I wish everyone at The Squires Group continued success.”
Bill G., Business Process Manager
“I’ve been in and out of many consulting cultures. For integrity and a genuine concern for delivering quality work, and a commitment to support your people in the field, you rank at the top!”
Jon T., Project Manager and Senior PeopleSoft Consultant
“You really have a great group of people at The Squires Group! It’s like a well oiled machine where people go out of their way to do things for you. I especially wanted to thank Tarry, Sandi and Mary Ann for their outstanding service.”
Joe J., Project Manager
“I have worked with The Squires Group for a total of about seven years now and have had good experiences with being placed in interesting positions. I find the support excellent as far as back office help and the recruiting to be active and effective.”
Laura T., PeopleSoft Expert
“The best thing about working with The Squires Group is the flexibility. They give you as much or as little support as you need or want, without treating you like a number. You decide what you want to do with your career; they help you achieve your career goals. I also value their knowledge of… Read more »
Specialty: Embedded Software Testing Supported in: Automation Testing System Test & Operations Language (STOL) Embedded Systems Aerospace Engineering Jira Agile and Waterfall Methodologies Consultant History Paul Noble, a Staffing Partner at The Squires Group, Inc., was recruiting for an Embedded Flight Software Systems Tester position to support one of NASA’s mission critical teams. As he… Read more »
Specialty: SharePoint Supported in: Agile Methodology Front-end Configuration Consultant History Matt Kilkeary, Senior Account Manager at The Squires Group, Inc. (TSGi), was working on a plan to help Eleena, one of his candidates with over eight years of SharePoint development experience, to re-enter the workforce. Four years prior to connecting with Matt, Eleena had decided… Read more »
One of our top PeopleSoft Consultants, Spencer C, had been supporting a Federal Contract. Spencer wanted to live his dream of driving from coast to coast and enjoying the vastness and diversity of the country. So, he decided to take a sabbatical and check this desire from his bucket list. He bought a van that he could live in during this journey. After an eight month sabbatical during which Spencer managed to live his dream, Spencer got back to the Baltimore area and initiated his job search.
This is Gail’s journey—a talented consultant who was looking to re-enter the corporate world after taking time to raise her children. During her time away from the corporate workforce she chose to work as an elementary school teacher so her schedule aligned with her children’s life activities. Now that they’ve moved onto high school, she is able to go back to focusing on her career within Human Resources.
One of our top help desk specialists working on a large PeopleSoft Financials implementation expressed interest in growing his skills and moving into a more technical role. He was working on advancing his degree and wanted to leverage his new skills on the job. Even though our help desk specialist expressed his desire to transition to a more technical role on the project, the challenge was in justifying the new role to the client, given the fact he had no prior experience with technical analysis and development.
Mike Conk was in a bind. He needed to add six PeopleSoft consultants to his project within 30 days to meet a payroll implementation deadline. He contacted The Squires Group and all six positions were filled within 30 days, two within one week.
About a year after working with The Squires Group, Mike decided to branch out on his own and start a consulting company. At that time, The Squires Group was searching for a part-time consultant to assist with a proposal response for a federal integrator.
During one of the Oracle Financials implementation projects, one of our testing specialists was involved in conducting functional and technical testing. On this long term project, the testing specialist picked up a strong understanding of the organization’s business processes. In addition, he also developed a rapport with the business users. Our testing specialist expressed his desire to transition to a functional role. The problem was justifying the new role given the fact he had no prior experience with functional analysis.
An active US Air Force employee with an appropriate security clearance who had 27 years of service experience and management in the Human Resources function and was looking for career options after retiring from active duty. The challenge was to identify the right career option to help them transition from active duty to a non-military position.
For many senior technical professionals, their career growth hits a glass ceiling and the only growth opportunity for them within large consulting firms is to manage larger teams or projects and/ or have revenue generation goals. Some of the senior IT professionals would rather focus their time on solving technical problems. They prefer focusing on their technical strengths rather than expanding their responsibilities in areas where they are not comfortable.
Technology: PeopleSoft HCM and Oracle EBS Financials Supported in: Functional Experts Technical Experts Trainers Testers Consultant History We have worked with many consultants who have been “road warriors” flying to projects on a weekly basis and are away from home four to five days a week. The Challenge The challenge is to find local, long… Read more »
New Candidates: Refer A Friend and You Can Earn $3,000!
We love making new friends.
Are you willing to share some of yours?
We’re excited! We’ve developed a referral program which includes bonuses for new Candidate and new Client referrals. (As long as you are not a current Squires Group employee directly involved in sales, marketing and recruiting, you are eligible!)
Why refer a friend? There are Three Thousand Reasons!
The Squires Group referral program includes a bonus for you! Your friend will receive personalized attention, in-depth job market information and career coaching from our expert Resource Managers.
What do you get?
That’s the best part! If we place them in a new job or contract opportunity, you will receive a $3,000 bonus!
The Squires Group will pay you $2 per hour work worked, up to a maximum of $3,000 when your friend is placed in a new contract position.
For direct hire positions, The Squires Group will pay you $3,000 after 120 days of the hire date.