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Shawn Connelly

Shawn joined Sparks Group in 2006 and serves as the resident marketing manager, web administrator, proposal writer, Excel guru, blogger, social media coordinator, and fantasy football commissioner.
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10 Commonly Asked Behavioral Interview Questions

May 23, 2018

Great news! You successfully completed the phone interview and have been invited for an in-person interview with a hiring manager or recruiter! Chances are that during the interview you will be asked...
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Why a Contract to Hire Position Might Be Ideal For You

February 1, 2018

So here’s a scenario for you. Imagine you’re just finishing college, and looking to start building a career in a field you’ve chosen following years of study, some experimentation through...
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Use These 4 Tips for Your Next Job Assessment Test

July 20, 2017

Companies today largely utilize job assessment tests to accurately gauge skill levels and verify experience of candidates in their external hiring processes. According to Harvard Business Review,...
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7 Signs Why Working for a Startup Might Be Ideal for You

July 12, 2017

Working for a startup company can be the most rewarding career experience you’ve ever imagined, but this type of environment isn’t for everyone. If you’re trying to decide between an position in the...
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Top Tips You Need to Know Now to Rule the Developer Talent Pool

July 12, 2017

More than Code: Top Tips You Need to Know Now to Rule the Developer Talent Pool A common theme across the expansive IT industry space seems to definitely be the increasing premium employers and...
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4 Top Accounting Skills and Trends You Need to Know Now

July 12, 2017

As an accounting or financial professional, it should come as no surprise that specialized skill sets and knowledge, coupled with technical savvy and expertise, rule the day. A recent study by U.S....
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