Retaining happy employees

7 tried-and-true ways to retain employees

Retaining happy employees

Every company, regardless of its product or service, needs engaged employees. Despite the impact of Covid-19, some companies have managed to retain their staff. But this is not the majority. Employees are more likely now to take a chance and leave their current jobs for something new as part of the “Great Resignation.” Read more

Consultant of the Year

Synergis honors 2021 Consultants of the Year

 

Consultants of the Year

As part of its National Staffing Employee Week celebration, Synergis IT + Creative chose an East and West coast Consultant of the Year. Congratulations to Jennifer and Jerome! They were chosen for their hard work, dedication and extraordinary work as a Synergis consultant. Read more

Work from home parent

Why is it still so hard to fill jobs?

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As a career human resources professional, I’ve never witnessed anything like what’s happening in today’s job market. Almost a million jobs were added in July. But the labor force participation rate – a measure of the share of working-age Americans who are employed or looking for work – stayed pretty much the same. That’s unheard of. Read more

Product owner

Tips for product owners – new and tenured

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I stumbled upon a product owner talk with General Assembly. If you haven’t heard about General Assembly, it’s a great resource for free meetups and chats. They also have courses geared towards experts and newcomers to different industries.

This past Monday, Trevor Bruner, author of A Quick Start to Product Management, gave a fireside chat about all things product management. His book is geared toward product owners who are just starting out. He wrote the book because it’s filled with advice that he wished he knew 10 years ago when first starting as a product owner. Read more

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How to hire in a multiple-offer job market

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What a difference a year makes. At the beginning of the pandemic, we were dealing with double-digit unemployment rates. Now, companies are tripping over themselves to hire talent. And candidates (even entry-level) hold all the power in what some are calling “the hottest job market since the dot com era.”

So, what is a hiring manager to do? That’s where my colleagues and I come in. As experts in the staffing industry, we can help you navigate this volatile hiring market and land the candidates you’re looking for. Read more