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Write a Thank You Note that isn’t Terrifying, as told by The Office

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 [...]

Write a Thank You Note that isn’t Terrifying, as told by The Office2016-10-07T16:45:50-05:00

Magellan Ranked Among the Area’s Fastest Growing Companies

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 Ranked Among the Area’s Fastest Growing Companies2016-07-11T17:11:18-05:00

Advice for Phone Interviews, as told by Hotline Bling

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 [...]

Advice for Phone Interviews, as told by Hotline Bling2015-12-03T15:05:15-05:00

Interview Tips from Michael Scott

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 [...]

Interview Tips from Michael Scott2015-11-13T20:38:21-05:00

Time to Start Searching for New Opportunities, as Told by Office Space

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 [...]

Time to Start Searching for New Opportunities, as Told by Office Space2015-08-24T16:11:13-05:00

The 5 Best Mechanical Engineering Schools

From MIT and Harvard to Stanford and Cal Tech. From Cornell and Princeton to UCLA and the University of Texas... and points in between. What are the nation’s best schools for mechanical engineering? And more importantly, which one is the best for you? Looking at the realm of choices from a Philly perspective, our own University of Pennsylvania and Penn State are among those ranked highest on a consistent basis by sources including US News and World Report. Here’s a snapshot of these schools and three other top-ranked programs: History & Ivy League Excellence Love Philadelphia and its history? You can attend one [...]

The 5 Best Mechanical Engineering Schools2014-11-07T16:44:52-05:00

How to Explain Temporary Employment on Your Resume

If you’re currently looking for a job, it’s not uncommon to find yourself with one or more temporary work assignments included in your employment history. So the question naturally arises: Do you include them all on your resume? If you don’t, is that permissible - or are you failing to present a true picture? Omitting certain short-term assignments is not only allowable, but it helps ensure that your resume is a lean, concise and effective marketing tool for your future success. But often, temp jobs are viewed by recruiters and hiring managers as positive aspects of candidates – demonstrating their initiative and willingness [...]

How to Explain Temporary Employment on Your Resume2014-11-06T16:20:47-05:00

How to Create a Culture of Safety in Your Manufacturing Facility

If you manage a manufacturing plant, your people are your greatest asset – and protecting them from injury and illness is critical to your ongoing success. Achieving an injury-free workplace starts with one critical decision: Make safety a core value and adopt a safety culture. The best manufacturing operations create a culture of safety. And it naturally spills over into quality, delivery and production. When safety numbers are met, everything else adds up as well. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) notes that developing a strong safety culture has the single greatest impact on accident reduction of any manufacturing process. Such a [...]

How to Create a Culture of Safety in Your Manufacturing Facility2014-10-27T14:38:39-05:00

5 Personality Traits to Look For in a Project Manager

When you hire your next project manager, what qualities are you seeking? Defining job scope, developing schedules, securing resources, managing risk, leading a successful team, and controlling safety and quality... These are just a few of the myriad responsibilities involved.   The Best Project Managers Excel As: Decision Makers It seems simplistic but it’s the basis of good project management: Every decision must be efficient, effective and beneficial to optimal results. Decisions are made based on knowledge, team input and calculated risk. The goal is to minimize uncertainty. The best managers share the rationale behind their choices. This is based on teamwork as [...]

5 Personality Traits to Look For in a Project Manager2014-10-23T20:08:26-05:00

Magellan Search & Staffing Named to Inc. 500|5000 List for Third Consecutive Year

  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 Named to Inc. 500|5000 List for Third Consecutive Year2014-09-16T19:13:30-05:00
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