Magellan Human Resources News

3 Benefits of Pairing with a Specialized Staffing Agency

Up to 90 percent of companies rely on staffing agencies to help optimize the effectiveness of their hiring processes. When you partner with a specialized staffing firm, your investment will be realized many times over as they enable you to slot the best qualified candidates into the right jobs. Here are some reasons why pairing with a niche staffing firm can ensure that you stay on time, on budget and on point with your recruitment strategy: Cost Savings Successful recruitment takes a lot of time and resources – and it’s an ongoing priority. By working with a specialized staffing partner, you can turn [...]

3 Benefits of Pairing with a Specialized Staffing Agency2015-01-06T21:26:35-05:00

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

The Qualities That Separate a Good Developer from a Great One

When your goal is to hire an outstanding developer, it’s relatively easy to pinpoint the needed technical skills. But what sets A-level talent apart is the perfect balance of high-tech and high-touch. In other words, strong interpersonal skills are just as critical in the individual who will successfully bring your ideas to life without wasting your time or money. Here are six key attributes to look for in your next great developer:   Trustworthiness Your developer is not just another hired hand. Ideally, they become your partner as they bring skills to the table that turn your vision into distinct reality. If your [...]

The Qualities That Separate a Good Developer from a Great One2014-08-27T13:51:33-05:00

What is Expected of a Benefits Administrator

As you realize your HR career goals, have you considered a position as an employee benefits administrator? It’s a rewarding and challenging role for ambitious professionals who thrive on detail, diversity, multi-tasking and assessment for continuous improvement. And it’s an excellent step as you grow your professional background and optimize your future qualifications. As a benefits administrator, you’re responsible for ongoing direction of all operations related to your company’s group benefits programs including: Health and life insurance. Dental and vision. Short and long-term disability. Worker’s compensation. Travel and accident coverage. Flexible spending, 401(k) and retirement. Your realm of functions includes investigating and evaluating [...]

What is Expected of a Benefits Administrator2014-08-25T18:14:39-05:00

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

4 Secrets For Establishing Leadership in the Workplace

Management and leadership go hand in hand. Both are important and both are necessary, but they aren’t the same thing. When Warren Bennis wrote the business best-seller "On Becoming a Leader," he drew some distinctions between the two. Managers administer. Leaders innovate. A manager is a copy. A leader is an original. Managers accept the status quo. Leaders change it. Managers rely on control. Leaders inspire trust. Managers have their eye on the bottom line. Leaders have their eye on the horizon. In today’s workplace, management and leadership are not easily separated. People look to their managers not just to assign them tasks, [...]

4 Secrets For Establishing Leadership in the Workplace2015-01-20T16:14:06-05:00

Career Profile: Benefits Administrator in Philadelphia

Looking for a rewarding career as a Benefits Administrator in Philadelphia? Here we will give you an idea of what it’s like to work as a day in the life of what is becoming one of the most important aspects of business today – the person in charge of company health benefits management.   What a Benefits Administrator Does at Work In any given work day, a benefits administrator has a variety of tasks which are often based on the demands of the company and any wellness campaigns occurring. No two days are ever the same for a benefits administrator in Philadelphia. One [...]

Career Profile: Benefits Administrator in Philadelphia2014-05-07T13:30:11-05:00

2014 HR Predictions

To drive talent value in 2014, companies need to focus on innovation and leveraging technology like never before. As the economy continues to grow, this will be the Year of the Employee – demanding a highly-skilled HR team with a focus on engagement, retention and skills development at every organizational level.   A New HR Model Emerging Recent research has shown that one of the top challenges faced by today’s employers is reskilling their HR teams to meet business demands. HR is no longer judged by its administrative efficiency but rather by its ability to develop, retain and help manage talent. Data is [...]

2014 HR Predictions2014-02-14T15:46:53-05:00

The Evolving Role Of The HR Professional

Half of a Human Resources professional’s role is to administer within their organization.  In the past, HR pros would have to wait for an employee or candidate to walk into their office, host staff meetings and set up individual meetings in order to establish a connection with employees. This is no longer 100% the case. With the explosion of social media giants like Facebook in the last ten years, HR pros now have a direct 24/7 line to their employees. The other half of the role is to actively recruit new employees. Based on national data, mobile subscriptions in 2013 reached 5 billion [...]

The Evolving Role Of The HR Professional2013-11-14T18:21:56-05:00

Boosting Employee Retention

Employee education begins when a candidate submits an application. Interaction within the company fosters candidates’ understanding of the organization’s mission and goals. Increase your employee retention! Building a stable, talented workforce is the lifeblood of a successful business.   Train In Company Culture The workplace is a learning environment.  New employees learn habits and routines from what they see around them.  Staff orientation is essential to an applicant’s entry into the workplace, but the setting their colleagues and supervisors create will ultimately dictate the long-term behavior of the office.   Each employee is also an individual within the organization.  Demanding uniformity is a [...]

Boosting Employee Retention2013-11-13T21:40:00-05:00
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