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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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4 Top Accounting Skills and Trends You Need to Know Now

June 7, 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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Top Skills You Need in Your Arsenal to Ride the Augmented Reality Wave

May 12, 2017

Reality. Augmented. Let’s face it - there are times where we all feel like we wish ‘reality’ wouldn’t be so… well, real. But what if there was a way to escape, enhance, or change that perception of...
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4 Top Tips to Make the Most of Your Summer Internship

April 12, 2017

How to Stand Out from the Crowd and Make Your Mark at Your Summer Internship Internships are an often-ubiquitous part of college student and recent graduate vocabulary and experience, with about 75%...
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8 Finance Skills in High Demand in 2017

January 25, 2017

Whether you’re planning to get your first finance job in 2017 or are ready to take the next step up the ladder, it’s important to make sure you have a sharp set of skills to impress employers. Hiring...
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6 Information Technology Skills in High Demand in 2017

January 18, 2017

If you’re thinking this year is the right time to start the next chapter in your tech career, you’ll need to make sure you’re up-to-date with the skills employers value most right now. Expect the six...
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What Characteristics Do IT Employers Look for When Hiring?

December 14, 2016

  The IT field is a highly competitive realm. If you want to stand out from the crowd, you must embody the top traits employers and IT recruiting firms look for. It goes without saying that you need...
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