job search

OPINION: When “just enough” is just right

By Synergis / September 7, 2022
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I recently read an article about a Swedish philosophy – Lagom – that changed my view on life. It translates as “just the right amount.” The concept is not new, but applicable to many things in our lives, especially how we look at work and making money.   Lagom means knowing when enough is enough…

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Make social media a part of your job search

By Karissa Buckner, Recruiting Manager / August 31, 2022
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Some view social media as an addicting time-killer, others as a communication tool lacking emotional rapport. But has it made us as a society lazy when it comes to communication skills? I don’t think so.   Social media has created opportunities for connection across distances and between humans that may never have interacted otherwise! And…

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What job seekers truly care about

By Synergis / August 3, 2022
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Some have said that the “Great Rehire” is akin to throwing a pack of cards in the air. Eventually, you can put the deck back together, but not everyone will end up in the same spot.   In this job market, we’re in the “putting-the-deck-back-together” stage. I attended a webinar recently that I’m hoping has…

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What job seekers truly care about

By Team Synergis / July 20, 2022
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CareerBuilder, ClearlyRated and the American Staffing Association partnered to publish the 2022 Job Candidate Study. They surveyed 1,394 job candidates, with a good mix of full-time employed, unemployed and those actively looking for a job. And put it all together in an informative webinar called “The Great Rehire and What Job Seekers Truly Care About.”…

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How to best partner with your recruiter

By Christy Cifreo, Sr. IT Recruiter / July 13, 2022
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In my 20 years of working in recruiting, I’ve come to realize that working with candidates is a lot like dating. I know that may sound strange but hear me out.   Both are relationships that take time and effort to develop. Building and maintaining relationships with my candidates and consultants remain the most enjoyable…

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8 ways to market yourself on LinkedIn

By Rebecca Blacker, Technical Recruiter / May 11, 2022
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As a recruiter, I spend a great deal of time searching for talent on LinkedIn, the world’s largest networking platform. LinkedIn serves as a gateway to new opportunities, talent and connections. A 2022 report by Kinsta found that 87% of recruiters use LinkedIn to find the best talent.

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Let’s get connected: the power of networking

By Tracey Klein, Executive Vice President, Strategy / April 13, 2022
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I am a firm believer in the power of networking, for yourself and the community around you. Every significant role in the progression of my career has been through networking. Even changes in my husband’s career point directly back to one person who gave a personal referral. We are not unique, there are thousands and thousands of stories like ours. 

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How to prepare for your job search, interview and beyond

By Lindsey Carbo, Technical Recruiter / February 16, 2022
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Change is hard. And the current landscape of the job market is rapidly changing. Even recruiters are having to make adjustments. Due to the increase in resignations, many people are going on interviews, some for the first time in many years.

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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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5 reasons to search for a job this summer

By Team Synergis / June 9, 2021
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Many job seekers assume summer is a bad time to look for a career move. It sounds counterintuitive, but this summer is actually a great time to be on the hunt. At Synergis, we’re super busy filling our clients’ jobs right now. Help us out and check out our IT jobs and Creative jobs!

And, in the meantime, I’ll tell you why you shouldn’t wait until the fall to look for your dream job.

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