With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, Magellan Search & Staffing wants you to know about one of the newest trends in workforce solutions to be thankful for: Performance-Based Hiring! Performance-based hiring is an efficient four-step process for hiring talent. It takes a team-based approach to workforce solutions, and places an emphasis on what a candidate is meant to achieve rather than the qualifications an applicant needs. The first step in this process is to establish a “Performance Profile”. This profile is comprised of the specific objectives that a new hire should be able to complete. For instance, part of the Performance Profile for a Financial [...]
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It is amazing to think that Halloween is just around the corner! With this holiday, expect to see ghosts, gremlins, ghouls, and Creeds soon. As terrifying as these monsters can seem, they’re nothing compared to the process of looking, applying, interviewing, and following up for a new opportunity. One of the main issues our candidates face is writing post-interview Thank You Notes, so we thought we would give you a list of "dos and don'ts" for yours! Here are some things that can make your post-interview “thank you" note especially scary: Not sending one: Not sending a Thank You note to an employer can [...]
For Immediate Release: Magellan Search & Staffing Receives 3rd Consecutive Award from Smart CEO and Title Sponsor Comcast Wayne, PA- January, 2016 - Magellan Search & Staffing is pleased to announce its recognition as one of the Philadelphia area’s fastest growing companies. Philadelphia SmartCEO and Title Sponsor Comcast have named Joseph Nicolas, CEO to their list of 2015 Future 50 award winners. “To win this award for the third consecutive year is an honor,” said CEO Joseph Nicolas. “This region, our clients, and our employees are of the utmost importance to us, and it is humbling and affirming to see our dedication to [...]
Magellan knows that a phone interview can be awkward... Via Giphy But if you follow this list (and Drizzy's Dance Moves), you'll be a Pro in No Time! Via Giphy They'll Probably Call You on Your Cell Phone. Make sure it's Fully Charged, and get yourself in the Zone at least 15 minutes before the Interview begins Via Giphy Make sure you are in a Room by Yourself without any Distractions or Outside Noises Via Giphy ...Maybe not that one, but you get the idea. Stand and smile while you talk! This will help keep your Voice Clear and make You sound [...]
Congratulations! You have an Interview for Your Dream Job! Via Giphy Here are some helpful tips for landing the job from everyone's favorite manager, Michael Scott: Before the Interview, Research the Company. Find EVERYTHING You can about it- the Culture, Customer Ratings, Financial Statements - Until You can Explain them to Everyone Via Giphy Prepare Some Questions (at least 3) Before You Go into the Interview Via Giphy ...Maybe not that one, but you get the idea. Brush Up on Your Resume and think of Different ways to Sell Yourself! You Should be able to Explain Everything on it, so you don't [...]
You Like Your Job Well Enough Via Giphy But You Start Realizing that Your Company has some Issues Via Giphy So You Propose some Innovative, Concrete Ideas for Positive Change Via Gifsoup You Bring them to Your Manager Via Giphy But your manager isn't too interested... Your Co-Workers Just think that You're Complaining Via Giphy But...the TPS Reports? Really?? Via MemeCrunch And Don't Even Start Talking About the Printer... Via Huffington Post You Realize that it Might be Time to Move on Via Giphy You Decide to Call Magellan and Apply for Some Opportunities Via Giphy And We Promise Neither of these [...]
Magellan Receives 5th Consecutive Award from Philadelphia Business Journal for Placing Philadelphia’s Top Talent Wayne, PA- April, 2015- For the 5th consecutive year and 6th time in 7 years, Magellan Search and Staffing has won Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2015 Top Executive Recruiters Contingency Search Firm award. Magellan’s 11th place ranking on the 2015 list puts it among the premiere recruiting firms in the Philadelphia area. Previous rankings were 12th in 2009, ninth in both 2011 and 2012, and sixth in 2013 and 2014. In compiling the list, Philadelphia Business Journal ranked contingency search agencies according to the number of clients placed locally, through [...]
The invention of the internet and modern technology opened lines of communication across the world, leading to the proliferation of new ideas and concepts. This also led to the elimination of tasks that were once trivial, yet absolutely necessary. In today’s world, technology has made many past practices obsolete to the point of absurdity, and many industries have been heavily affected by every product update that has been invented with the facilitation of communication and efficiency in mind. One especially surprising change in communication has manifested itself within the accounting and finance fields. With the advent of cloud computing, or SaaS, there is [...]
Magellan Search & Staffing Named to Inc. 500|5000 List for Third Consecutive Year Wayne, PA. (September 16, 2014) Magellan Search & Staffing has been named to the 33rd Annual Inc. 500|5000 List, which recognizes the nation’s fastest-growing privately-held companies based on their percentage of revenue growth over the last three years. This year, Magellan ranked no. 1952, having experienced a three-year revenue growth of 208 percent. This is the third consecutive year that Magellan has been recognized on the Inc. 500|5000 List, demonstrating extraordinary growth and consistency within the industry. In previous years, Magellan ranked no. 1349 in 2013 and [...]
Magellan Search & Staffing Ranks in the Top 10 of Staffing Industry Analysts’ Fastest-Growing U.S. Staffing Firms
Magellan Search & Staffing Ranks in the Top 10 of Staffing Industry Analysts’ Fastest-Growing U.S. Staffing Firms Wayne, PA. (August 15, 2014) Today, Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), a global advisor on contingent work known for its independent and objective understandings, released a list of the 2014 fastest-growing U.S. staffing and talent engagement firms. Magellan Search & Staffing ranked seventh in 2014 with a 54.1 percent compound annual growth rate. This is the third consecutive year Magellan has qualified as one of the fastest-growing staffing firms by SIA and the first year making the Top 10 List. In previous years Magellan ranked [...]