The Invaluable Intern!

The Invaluable Intern!

Synectics Media Interns are great. They bring enthusiasm and a fresh perspective to your team, and in my experience, they have always been willing to jump right in where needed and work hard. A well-structured internship program can be a great asset for a com...

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How I Enjoy The Summer While Working In an Office

How I Enjoy The Summer While Working In an Office

The transition to working in an office can be difficult for a lot of post-grads. Most of us are used to having our summers off, so being inside in front of a computer most of the day is a huge change. The weather here in Michigan is just starting to turn from cloudy and chilly springtime into ou...

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Why You Should Cowork (Even if You Have an Office)

Why You Should Cowork (Even if You Have an Office)

This past Wednesday, a coworker and I spent the day coworking at Grand Circus Co, a tech hot-spot and coworking space in Downtown Detroit. Now don’t be mistaken, I already have a desk (scattered with paperwork and remnants of my day-to-day work). I’m comfortabl...

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Recruiting Redefined

Recruiting Redefined

Like most of our team, I wear a number of hats at Synectics Media. (“I wear a number of hats” is such a cliché, but I happen to look good in hats, so I’m going with it. Plus, my mother has always said if you can wear hats, you should, so there’s that, too.) Anyway, one of my favorite hats is my r...

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4 Tips for Working with a Team

4 Tips for Working with a Team

You are as much an employee as you are a “team member,” no matter where you work or what you do. In some environments, this seems like a half-hearted attempt at trying to create solidarity. However, believe it or not, there are some places out there where you a...

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Leadership: The Missing Link in Your Sales

Leadership: The Missing Link in Your Sales

Everyone is looking for a way to improve sales. Who doesn’t want to increase their ROI? Who doesn’t want to be more successful? But how many people look to leadership training as a way to do that? When you take a moment and really look at it, it makes sense. Af...

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Is Stress Killing You?

Is Stress Killing You?

April is National Stress Awareness Month. And today is National Stress Awareness Day.Today in the Synectics Media office, we’re acknowledging the day with a ton of activities meant to relax and relieve stress. We have stress relieving essential oils filling the...

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Professional Status

Professional Status

To take a line from the newest song by Foster The People (the band that did “Pumped Up Kicks” way back when, which was hot for like a week. Remember them?): These things ask the biggest question to me And it’s are you what you want to be So are you what you wan...

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Find The Right Domain For You (gTLD)

Find The Right Domain For You (gTLD)

A generic top-level domain, also known as a gTLD or suffix has traditionally consisted of .com, .net and .org for most businesses and organizations. Today we have a greater variety of options, 4-5 times more than just last year. These options can better ...

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What do you do with social media leads?

What do you do with social media leads?

It is common for businesses to jump into social media with enthusiasm.  They know social media is a helpful channel to connect with the world. It’s an exciting, new world; unfortunately, like the beginning of any networking campaign it’s often lonely in t...

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