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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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Evaluating Company Culture: Why It Matters When Evaluating a Job Offer

April 13, 2016

Many candidates make the mistake of thinking job duties and salary are the most important elements to take into consideration when looking for new opportunities, but the significance of company...
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7 Non-Technical Skills Required to Succeed in Finance

March 31, 2016

It takes more than an expert knowledge of numbers to excel in your career as a finance professional. All the mathematical knowledge in the world is worthless unless you also can demonstrate that you...
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How to Find a Job After Long-Term Unemployment

March 29, 2016

 
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5 Candidate Traits Employers Look for

February 3, 2016

  Many candidates look great on paper, but fail to make a lasting impression during the interview. Top contenders typically embody a number of specific traits that are very important to hiring...
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What is Your LinkedIn Strategy? And How Do You Know if it’s Working?

January 13, 2016

  There’s a lot more to a LinkedIn strategy than just filling out a profile and waiting for something to happen. Especially if you’re actively searching for a job, LinkedIn can be an extremely useful...
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Time Management Tips to Improve Your Productivity in the Workplace

January 13, 2016

If you’re finding it increasingly difficult to keep up with the demands of your job, poor time management may be the culprit. When you don’t use your time wisely, you’re not able to achieve maximum...
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