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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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How to Find a Reputable Accounting and Finance Recruiter

November 22, 2016

Finding a recruiter in the Washington, DC Area isn’t too difficult, but you don’t want just anyone. The recruiter you choose can make or break the success of your job search, so you need a reputable...
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5 Ways For Experienced Candidates To Refine Their Interview Style

November 2, 2016

You’ve been part of the workforce for quite a while now, and during this time you’ve garnered a rather colorful resume. Now that you’re back to the job search again, you probably consider yourself an...
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Best Practices for Working With a Recruiter | 8 Mistakes to Avoid

October 20, 2016

As a job seeker, working with a staffing and recruiting firm is one of the smartest moves you can make. Having an experienced recruiter on your side to help you land the perfect job is an incredible...
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5 Traits Companies Look for in Accounting and Finance Professionals

October 20, 2016

Accounting and Finance professionals are an integral part of every company, so hiring decisions are never taken lightly. If you’re ready to take the next step in your career, emphasize these five...
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Have an IT Interview? 8 Things You Should (and Shouldn’t!) Say

October 10, 2016

You’ve just been invited to interview for an IT job you’re really interested in; now it’s time to start preparing. The hiring manager will likely be meeting with many qualified candidates, so steer...
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Employment History in Resume: 5 Great Formatting Tips for Job Hoppers

September 19, 2016

Think You’ll Be Viewed as a “Job Hopper” to Hiring Managers? Here’s How to Position Yourself  You’ve had more than a few different jobs in a rather short period of time, so you’re well aware you...
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