financial recruiters in philadelphia

Another Philadelphia Business Journal Award Win for Magellan!

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 [...]

Another Philadelphia Business Journal Award Win for Magellan!2015-05-29T13:18:00-05:00

With New Technology Comes New Conversations

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 [...]

With New Technology Comes New Conversations2015-05-27T20:32:20-05:00

How to Become a CFA in Philadelphia

Offered internationally by the CFA Institute, Chartered Financial Analyst certification is considered the most difficult test on Wall Street and the gold standard among qualifications for investment and financial professionals. The Economist magazine has noted that “whereas there are tens of thousands of finance degrees available around the world...there is only one CFA, managed and examined by an American association of financial professionals.”   Fewer than 20 percent of candidates pass all three required CFA exams on the first try, but don’t let this deter you from your determination to join this elite group and increase your opportunities to: Build a sterling professional [...]

How to Become a CFA in Philadelphia2014-06-09T15:49:52-05:00

4 Benefits of Philadelphia Temp Work

If you want to expand your career opportunities by garnering a broad base of business and industry experience, skills and contacts, working as a temporary consultant is an excellent option. It works well for those who are still defining their permanent career paths, as well as for individuals seeking optimal scheduling flexibility.   The benefits include:   Skills Development Different companies have different systems and operations, even if they’re within the same industry. By spending time temping, you experience new environments and master new skills. This enriches your resume. At the same time, you typically earn a wage comparable to or higher than [...]

4 Benefits of Philadelphia Temp Work2014-05-15T16:02:21-05:00

How to Become a Social HR Manager

Social media is here to stay – and it provides an excellent means for you to connect to high-caliber talent in real time. The exponential growth of social media offers HR managers unprecedented access to vast numbers of job seekers. To optimize your use of social media to find, source and attract leading candidates, it’s important to build relationships that you can rely on when it comes time to hire. While social media is not a panacea, it’s becoming an increasingly critical technological toolkit, integral to your short and long-term recruitment success.   Your Social Recruiting Strategy Identify your employment brand and hiring [...]

How to Become a Social HR Manager2014-03-31T15:54:28-05:00

CPA to Philadelphia CFO: How to Make It

To become a CFO, you need more than just your CPA credentials and experience as a Controller or in a similar role – although these are some of the building blocks on the way to the top. According to a recent analysis of the career patterns of Fortune 100 CFOs, you’re more likely to get there if you have extensive experience within your own organization, versus moving in as an heir apparent. In the study by Russell Reynolds Associates, 69 percent of F100 CFOs were promoted, internally, into their positions. Of the remaining 31 percent, nearly three-quarters previously held CFO roles at other [...]

CPA to Philadelphia CFO: How to Make It2014-03-13T16:14:26-05:00

Qualifications to Look For in Your Financial Team

Hiring the right financial team is essential to meeting your short and long-term business goals. As your team manages the bottom line, it’s critical that you source, select and staff top-level talent that can literally be trusted with your future. The makeup of your financial team will vary depending on the size and nature of your organization. But here’s a snapshot of key positions and their qualifications.   Chief Financial Officer Your CFO works hand-in-hand with your CEO to lead the company in meeting its ongoing business objectives. A great CFO is a natural strategic thinker and an integral part of creating a [...]

Qualifications to Look For in Your Financial Team2014-02-14T16:04:28-06:00

Top Financial Salaries in Philadelphia

Is your career path taking you to the Philadelphia metropolitan area? Philly is a great place to live and work – a short hop from New York City and Washington D.C. and a hotbed of history, culture, sports and entertainment. And, myriad opportunities exist if you want to make the City of Brotherly Love the site of your next professional opportunity. Here’s a look at some of the most promising financial positions in Philadelphia. Salaries are based on median figures and vary from company to company. Job descriptions are likewise general, but provide an idea of the scope of pertinent job responsibilities.   [...]

Top Financial Salaries in Philadelphia2013-12-19T16:13:57-06:00
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