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Selecting an appropriate LinkedIn profile picture

By Team Synergis / December 17, 2018
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Our resident experts have seen it all, and they have some suggestions to make sure your LinkedIn profile photo will stand out in an appropriate and professional way.

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Making the most of quieter office times in December

By Team Synergis / December 10, 2018
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As the holidays are now upon us, business tends to slow a little, giving room for parties, helping out in the community, and other fun holiday festivities. If you are the sort of person who struggles with this slower period, here are some of our suggestions for making the most of the holiday season professionally.

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December graduate tips

By Team Synergis / December 3, 2018
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As you begin to pack up those text books as you graduate in December, our experts put together some of their suggestions for the start of this new season of your life.

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How to assess culture in the job process

By Team Synergis / November 26, 2018
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As a manager, how do you make sure you are asking the right questions to avoid a false start? As a candidate, how can you make sure this is the right environment for your career advancement? Our experts weighed in, and suggest the following questions for both groups.

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Learning to be thankful this holiday season

By Team Synergis / November 19, 2018
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We have a lot to be thankful for. If you are reading this, it probably means you are inside a warm building, or at least have access to one with not only electricity and heat, but wifi. Many in our world do not. Why then is it so easy to become ungrateful so easily in our jobs and lives?

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Ways to get your office involved in your community

By Team Synergis / November 12, 2018
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With business typically slowing down around the holidays, there is more bandwidth in the office for community activities. Looking for some ways to get your office involved? Here are some ideas to get you started.

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Dealing with office politics

By Team Synergis / November 5, 2018
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Whether you are in a healthy office environment or not, office politics are involved in some way. So, how do we avoid the negative side of office politics? Our HR experts weighed in, and suggest the following tips.

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Ghosting – it’s not just a Halloween thing!

By Team Synergis / October 29, 2018
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The term “ghosting” has slowly creeped into the hiring process, and more and more hiring managers find themselves being “ghosted” by candidates that signed offer letters or gave verbal agreements. And then they never show up and are never to be heard from again. So, how do you handle it?

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How to read nonverbal cues for effective communication

By Team Synergis / October 8, 2018
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Whether you are the interviewer or the interviewee, there are some things that are communicated by each party in an interview nonverbally. If we understand those, we can do some better active listening, and maybe even communicate a little better in the future.

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