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Benefit Administrator Job Salaries in Philadelphia

The recruitment, hiring and retention of qualified employees is vital to business success. Benefit administrators are HR professionals who assist in this process by designing and administering employee benefit programs including health insurance and retirement plans. Individuals with a broad range of business, communication and interpersonal skills have access to the best opportunities in this increasingly competitive field. Employment of HR managers including benefit administrators is expected to increase rapidly in the years ahead. This will be prompted largely by rising healthcare costs and new coverage options. As noted by the Princeton Review, there are approximately 50,000 benefits administration specialists currently working in [...]

Benefit Administrator Job Salaries in Philadelphia2014-06-23T13:09:46-05:00

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 Ways to Hire for Administrative Potential

When hiring an administrative assistant, how do you find that top-level professional with the necessary aptitude, determination and savvy to help maximize your business? In essence, the key is to stop thinking “executive assistant” and start thinking “assistant executive.” Then, paint your perfect candidate picture. June Martino started out as Ray Kroc’s bookkeeper. She later took on the roles of corporate secretary, then treasurer and then director. Finally, she became part owner of McDonald’s Corp. Are you starting to get that picture now?   Build an Accurate Job Description Your job description for an executive assistant should be so detailed that if someone [...]

4 Ways to Hire for Administrative Potential2014-03-28T18:09:44-05:00

Magellan wins Best of Staffing

Leading Philadelphia Staffing Firm Wins Major Industry Award   Philadelphia, PA – March 6, 2014 –Magellan Search & Staffing has added another key industry award to their overflowing trophy shelf, having been named to Inavero’s 2014 Best of Staffing™ Client List. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, the fifth annual Best of Staffing Award provides the only statistically valid and objective service quality benchmarks for the industry, revealing which staffing agencies deliver the highest quality of service to their clients. In a year when the staffing industry’s client service quality scores are trending down once again, the Best of Staffing winners scored well above [...]

Magellan wins Best of Staffing2014-03-17T21:50:25-05:00

How to Use LinkedIn Groups to Land a Job

If you’re job hunting, there’s no question that you need to be on LinkedIn. With more than 225 million users worldwide, the power of LinkedIn as a networking venue is undisputed. As noted recently by Forbes magazine, it is clearly “the most advantageous social networking tool available to job seekers and business professionals today.” But to truly optimize the value of your LinkedIn presence, you need to go above and beyond membership and join groups, which are specifically designed for sharing professional information, job listings and related discussions. Options include job search groups, college and alumni groups and groups tailored to individual professions [...]

How to Use LinkedIn Groups to Land a Job2013-12-19T16:44:21-06:00

3 Top Mobile Apps for Your Job Search

Job seekers are relying more heavily on mobile devices to interact with contacts, leads and potential employers. In fact, 77 percent of candidates use mobile apps to facilitate their job search process. Here’s a look at three top apps to add to your career search arsenal.   Business Card Reader If you believe networking is the key to landing your next job, this app is for you. Business Card Reader Pro has the ability to scan business cards and import contact information instantly. The app is able to accurately recognize business cards and uses smart field filling to import contact information into your [...]

3 Top Mobile Apps for Your Job Search2013-12-19T15:52:36-06:00

Cleaning Up Your Brand

More and more, job recruiters use the internet to search for new talent and to perform social media background checks. Your web presence has become an extension of your resume. It’s crucial to your career to understand how, where and when you can protect your professional life on the internet. By taking control of your online presence, you can actively manage what information people can find about you online.   Out With The Old Step one in controlling your online presence is to evaluate it. Log out of your Google accounts (they tailor results to your activity) and search your name. Browse the [...]

Cleaning Up Your Brand2013-11-13T21:40:44-06:00

5 Ways To Be Proactive In Your Job Search

Interviewing Tips For Standing Out In The Candidate Pool If you have landed an interview, you should congratulate yourself. You have been actively seeking work, you put together a clean resume and networked with the right people. But you are not alone.  Any interviewee must be conscious of the candidate pool he or she is a part of. You should also be asking yourself, “What makes me stand out?” Chances are, your peers have read the major self-help tips: arrive early, make eye contact, smile, answer the questions deliberately, ask questions with purpose and so on. These are no doubt fine techniques, but [...]

5 Ways To Be Proactive In Your Job Search2013-11-13T21:45:25-06:00
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