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Synergis Announces the Expansion of the LA Branch

Posted by Lauren Lopez on Mon, Apr 02, 2018

Synergis is growing! Today, we are excited to announce the expansion of the Synergis Los Angeles branch with the transition of Matt Garrett from Atlanta to the Los Angeles office. Matt, an industry veteran, came to us in September of 2017 and clearly expressed an interest in wanting to take something small and grow it bigger than imagined. Los Angeles is rapidly becoming one of the countries most advanced technology markets, and it only made sense to send out a seasoned Senior Account Executive with the incredible group of recruiters already in place in Los Angeles.

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Tags: IT Staffing, IT Industry, Staffing Agency, Recruiters

IT Jobs Created by Big Data

Posted by Ryan Haynie on Fri, Aug 02, 2013

IBM reports that every day we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data. Of that data, 90% of it has been created in the past two years. This massive amount of information is forcing companies to look at creating new positions to handle all their data (which is now reaching into the petabytes).   

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Tags: IT Industry

Top Paying Tech Jobs in San Francisco

Posted by Ryan Haynie on Thu, Jun 13, 2013

 San Francisco is home to some of the hottest technology companies in the country right now.  Facebook, Google, Dropbox, and Twitter all call the Bay Area home and have been rated some of the best places to work.  As a result of their (and others) success, technology jobs in San Francisco are booming more than ever before.  If you are skilled in one of these areas and either live or are looking to move to the Bay Area, you are in luck!  Here are the most in-demand tech jobs in San Francisco: 

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Tags: IT Candidates, IT Industry

IRS Expands Relief Program for Employers with Misclassified Workers

Posted by Megan Blair on Mon, Apr 15, 2013

Smith and Howard, an Atlanta-based CPA firm, published the following article on Misclassifcation.  To learn more about Smith and Howard and their services, click here to be redirected to their website.  

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Tags: IT Staffing, IT Industry

Should IT Certifications Matter in Hiring?

Posted by Ryan Haynie on Mon, Apr 01, 2013

The rapidly evolving IT industry is one that requires organizations to hire the best talent in order to remain innovative and offer superior products or services to their customers. It could be argued that IT departments within organizations are the most instrumental in the success of the organization overall.  Because of the heavy reliance on IT for success, it’s imperative that organizations staff their IT departments with the best talent they can get their hands on. The challenge that results is hiring someone with the necessary skills to do the best job.

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Tags: IT Industry, IT Managers

Contractors or Permanent Employees: Which Should You Hire?

Posted by Ryan Haynie on Fri, Mar 01, 2013

Deciding to hire someone as an independent contractor or permanent employee is a big decision that can affect organizations in a major way.  A variety of factors must be considered before making a determination and organizations must ask themselves many questions in order to ensure they hire the correct type of worker.  The two major questions that must be answered are:

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Tags: IT Staffing, IT Industry, IT Managers

To BYOD or Not to BYOD-The Advantages and Disadvantages

Posted by Ryan Haynie on Wed, Nov 21, 2012

BYOD-If you’re not familiar with the term, you soon will be. BYOD (bring-your-own-device) is one of the biggest trends sweeping the employment landscape today and is causing some of the biggest headaches for IT decision makers. Employees are becoming more accustomed to having newer technologies at their fingertips due to increasing smartphone and tablet use. Because of this, many of these employees want the choice of using these same technologies in the workplace. 

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Tags: IT Industry, IT Managers

2013 Information Technology Trends

Posted by Ryan Haynie on Thu, Nov 08, 2012

The information technology industry is always changing and evolving, and 2013 looks to be no different.  The dramatic rate of change in technology is great for innovation and increased business efficiency but can also cause problems for many organizations.  The new changes and breakthroughs in technology require organizations to hire employees that are experienced and up-to-date on the new technologies. Often, this can pose a challenge for businesses because the talent pool is split between recent grads with little experience or longer tenured employees whose skills may not be up to date with the newer tech advances.

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Tags: IT Industry, IT Managers

Issues IT Managers Face: Storage

Posted by Megan Blair on Fri, Jul 06, 2012

As companies grow and expand, the amount of data contained within the company will do the same.  Emails, documents and presentations start to gather and take up room and before you know it, you're running out of space.  Asking your employees to constantly clean out their files and inboxes gets old and buying additional space and equipment can be costly.

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Tags: Information Technology, IT Industry, IT Managers

What it Really Cost to Hire an Employee

Posted by Ryan Haynie on Thu, Jun 14, 2012

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Tags: IT Staffing, IT Industry