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    What a body of knowledge and capacity to help other organizations create change.

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    Current Employee - Principal Innovation/Communications Consultant in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Principal Innovation/Communications Consultant in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Synectics full-time (More than 10 years)

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    if you are a consultant with the hunter/killer mentality then this is the best fit...


    Partnership--the right people aren't making the right decisions.

    Advice to Management


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    Web Content Specialist (Contracter) Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
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    Negative Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Synectics (Milwaukee, WI) in September 2011.


    Responded to contract job opportunity through Synectics for a Web Content Specialist. Unprofessional approach from the start. E-mail contacting me contained spelling mistakes. Telephone interviewer seemed unclear as to exact role of job, and failed to understand basic terminology involved. I was even (accidentally?) sent a misspelt internal e-mail after my telephone interview asking for advice from other staff members. A very negative experience. A shame, as I'm sure the actual contracted job would have been fine. Go with other agencies if you want more than a junior school level of professionalism and spelling.

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Headquarters Waltham, MA
Size 1 to 5 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Business Services
Revenue Less than $1 million (USD) per year

Never heard of Synectics? That could be a problem. The company, which takes its name from a problem-solving approach developed by a firm founder, is a management consultancy. Synecticsworld specializes in product innovation, corporate creativity, and employee productivity. Its consultants offer expertise in marketing, organizational effectiveness, and team building. A subsidiary of French consulting giant Altran Technologies, Synectics was founded in 1960 by former Arthur D. Little consultants William Gordon and George Prince. The company has offices in Cambridge ... More

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