Magellan Information Technology News

What IT Candidates Should Feature on their LinkedIn Profile

Virtually all – 94 percent and growing, to be exact - recruiters use social media to find job candidates. And of all your online job search platforms, LinkedIn remains the prime venue for telling others who you are, how you can help them achieve success and why you deserve to be noticed. IT professionals above all others should be cognizant of their LinkedIn profile and its content – keeping it sharp, cutting edge and relevant so that your personal and professional brand immediately stands out from all the rest. Complete Your Profile Use your LinkedIn professionally to position yourself as a specialized IE [...]

What IT Candidates Should Feature on their LinkedIn Profile2015-01-06T21:36:27-05:00

Want a Career in IT? Here’s How to Prepare

There’s a revolution under way in the IT job market. Employers are desperate to find professionals with expertise in high-demand areas like mobile app development, cloud computing and business analytics. But they also need well-rounded individuals with sharp business acumen and well-developed communication and interpersonal capabilities. How can you become this ideal candidate? Yes, there is an IT skills gap. But it’s not necessarily limited to a lack of technical skills. It also involves strategic skills, which managers are increasingly demanding of everyone in their departments. These include: Business analysis. Relationship building. Understanding the value of IT to the entire enterprise. Navigating internal [...]

Want a Career in IT? Here’s How to Prepare2014-10-27T17:32:09-05:00

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

How to Set Up Remote IT Workers

Staying competitive in today’s market means having access to a well-trained information technology (IT) team to securely handle a company’s most precious asset: information. Yet, it can be frustrating trying to find IT staff who have the right training and skills to get the job done. This is especially true when there is a large project underway that requires specialized IT skills and labor. If you have found yourself facing shortages in IT staff, perhaps the idea of hiring at least a portion of remote IT workers is on your radar? This can be a reasonable and very productive way to remain on [...]

How to Set Up Remote IT Workers2014-05-07T13:35:16-05:00

How Company Culture Attracts IT Talent

Demand for skilled IT professionals has never been higher. Current abilities in analytics and related fields are top-value commodities. But when hiring for IT success, employers need to be mindful of more than just technical prowess. Cultural fit is equally – if not more – critical to retention and long-term productivity. Recruiting a candidate without considering how they fit your culture may solve your short-term hiring need but in the long term, you’ll be missing a key element for success. This is especially true among younger Gen X employees. This population tends to prioritize meaningful work over pay and won’t hesitate to leave [...]

How Company Culture Attracts IT Talent2014-02-14T15:51:17-05:00

New Year, New Frontiers

Magellan Search & Staffing Launches New IT and Administrative Staffing Divisions Plymouth Meeting, PA - February 6, 2013 - Magellan Search & Staffing is pleased to announce their expansion into IT and Administrative staffing.  Launched January 1, 2013, the two new divisions further solidify Magellan's position as a leading tri-state executive search and staffing firm. One of America's top independent entrepreneurial companies, Magellan is no stranger to growth.  In addition to winning a coveted spot on the 2012 Philadelphia 100 List, the Plymouth Meeting-based staffing and search firm was also named to the prestigious 2012 Inc. 500|5000 List. Not content to rest on [...]

New Year, New Frontiers2013-07-18T17:20:26-05:00
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