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Don’t Miss These 5 Job Hunting Slam Dunks

Yes, it’s a strong job market for applicants. But, even if you’re “the one”, you’ll forever be competing with less qualified applicants. It’s a bit like you’re the top-seeded team playing the first round of a tournament.  Your goal is to avoid the upset! Think about it; you’re the most experienced applicant but still miss […]

Top Three Ways Your Recruiting Process Can Avoid Blind Spots.

Today’s hiring managers must adapt to two constant challenges: Creative talent shortages and competitive counter-offers. The managerial response must include developing insight into the hiring process via artificial intelligence tools and platforms. This demands market-driven high speed decisions, while overcoming digital complexity. Because of this, on any given day, even the savviest hiring manager might […]

Look Who Just Launched a Boston-based Creative Services Company.

After tremendous growth and success within the IT and Financial Services fields, Syntagma has opened a new operating company focused solely on the creative services space within Boston.  We look forward to great things as we continue to grow offerings to our valued customers in the commonwealth. Our focus is to compliment our fast growing […]

Your Boss Texts, “Send CPH by EOD”. What’s Your Reply?

Cost-per-hire (CPH) is the primary metric for analyzing your recruiting program’s budget allocation and overall effectiveness. Of all your 2018 recruiting data points, your cost-per-hire (CPH) will likely have the most influence on next year’s recruiting budgets and strategies. To calculate CPH, you simply add up your hiring cost structures for a given time period […]

Three Ways to Fail Your Job Interview

As Managing Director of Syntagma Group, Rachel Howell advises Financial Services candidates on interview strategies. Over the years she’s seen her share of interview mishaps and has shared her top three ways to fail an initial interview.

WINTER IS COMING: Are You Prepared for a Recruiting Transformation in 2019?

Pick any high-performing brand in your industry and it’s likely midway through a digital transformation initiative. If your company is also on that improvement path, you’re probably hearing buzzwords like “automate,” “streamline,” or “digitize.” These words essentially describe different ways to support one major goal: improvement — particularly, business process and bottom-line improvement. Data suggest […]

Welcome to Syntagma’s New Website and Resource Center

We made a few changes to our website including a fresh look, new pages and tighter copy. If you check out our homepage you’ll notice that the improvements are a reflection of our three core values: SIMPLICITY: By leveraging our small size and simple approach, we consistently source top talent while keeping pace with dynamic […]

Will Your 2019 Recruiting Process Include Tricks or Treats?

As we approach Halloween, it’s time to discuss a somewhat scary topic – next year’s recruiting budget. With job openings at a 17-year high and unemployment at a 49-year low, the competition for talent is intense. As a result, 2019 recruiting budgets may increase to make room for testing new technologies and techniques. Although some […]