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Retiring the one-page resume

By Hembree Monk, Technical Recruiter / December 15, 2021
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When it comes to the perfect resume template, there’s no “one-size-fits-all.” And with a multitude of industries and available roles in the job market, resumes tend to look vastly different from person to person. Historically, job hunters have been taught that the golden rule in resume building is the “one-page” rule. We beg to differ.

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Diversity & Inclusion: why it matters

By Tracey Klein, Executive Vice President, Strategy / December 8, 2021
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The workforce is changing every day, and with that change comes the need for awareness. This awareness is about people, who they are, and what their stories tell. So why does that matter in the workplace?

At the AITP Atlanta November Chapter meeting, the topic of diversity & inclusion was covered. Featuring Eric Schrock, an Atlanta-based CTO who is passionate about DE&I, he tackled some of the most common problems in today’s workplace and offered a variety of solutions. Here are the highlights from that conversation.

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10 holiday gifts under $100 (technically speaking)

By Team Synergis / December 1, 2021
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The holidays are approaching and with that comes gift shopping. For many of us, shopping for others can be difficult, especially if some individuals are not as vocal about their wants. Fortunately, we compiled a helpful gift list for you, technically speaking.

Whether you are a tech lover or know someone who is, these 10 affordable tech gifts are a great start. Keep in mind that the prices are of the time of publishing, so some items may change costs over time. Without further ado, here are the top 10 picks under $100.

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10 gifts under $100 for creatives

By Team Synergis / December 1, 2021
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Do you have a creative in your life and you just don’t know what to buy them? Let us help you find the perfect gift for the holidays with our list of 10 gifts under $100. Enjoy!

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Top in-demand marketing jobs today

By Team Synergis / November 17, 2021
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It feels like everywhere you look these days people are hiring. In 2020, the pandemic induced layoffs. And marketing jobs were seemingly the first to go as companies looked to cut costs as consumers stayed home. Many soon realized, perhaps not all marketing should have been cut… specifically online and digital-focused marketing. Cue the Great…

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New year, new job? Give employees reasons to stay

By Jenna Carpenter, Account Manager / November 10, 2021
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We’ve all heard the saying, “Love what you do and do what you love.” And during the pandemic, the importance of that statement has never been more appropriate. Many people have taken stock of their lives and their careers to try to make that statement a reality.

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Women leaders in tech are changing the status quo

By Sofia Krasny, Sr. Account Executive / November 3, 2021
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The need for technology is ever-growing today. With these higher needs comes the call for more leadership. And in the workforce, women are stepping up.

At the 8th Annual Women Leaders in Technology (WLiT) forum hosted by AITP Atlanta this past October, this very topic was covered. The panel, consisting of a variety of skill sets and experiences, generated very meaningful conversations on this topic. But before I cover the highlights, let’s take a look at the panel.

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Thriving during “The Great Mismatch”

By Tracey Klein, Executive Vice President, Strategy / October 27, 2021
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By now, we’ve all heard about “The Great Resignation.” It’s nothing new that it’s impacting today’s workforce at an alarming rate. More so, it has revealed a variety of problems, including dissatisfied employees and an increase in job-hopping. But it does require a much deeper explanation. There isn’t one single problem that’s leading to this,…

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How to recruit Gen Z-ers

By Brooke Hathaway, Marketing Manager / October 20, 2021
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We’ve all heard the stereotypes about each generation: Boomers are tech inept, Gen X-ers are cynical, Millennials are entitled and Gen Z-ers are job hoppers addicted to technology.

But is any of that true? Specifically, I wanted to know more about Gen Z and their career motivations since they are expected to make up 30% of the workforce by 2030, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Individuals born between 1997 and 2012 are in Gen Z, according to a recent study by Insider Intelligence.

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3 steps to avoid striking out on your job search

By Thomas Weaver, Marketing Coordinator / October 13, 2021
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Another swing, another miss. Like in baseball, losing just makes you want to lay down and take a nap. In a similar sense, falling short of another job search can be a downer, especially when you develop a losing streak. But there is hope; you can walk it off. The question now, is how? Like most things in life, you have competition. Fortunately, there is a way to face it head-on and come out on top.

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