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Performance-Based Hiring: Be Thankful for a New Recruiting Trend

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, Magellan Search & Staffing wants you to know about one of the newest trends in workforce solutions to be thankful for: Performance-Based Hiring! Performance-based hiring is an efficient four-step process for hiring talent. It takes a team-based approach to workforce solutions, and places an emphasis on what a candidate is meant to achieve rather than the qualifications an applicant needs. The first step in this process is to establish a “Performance Profile”. This profile is comprised of the specific objectives that a new hire should be able to complete. For instance, part of the Performance Profile for a Financial [...]

Performance-Based Hiring: Be Thankful for a New Recruiting Trend2016-11-23T16:24:20-05:00

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

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

3 Ways You Can Rethink Managing Your Manufacturing Line

Today’s manufacturing managers need to reinvent an industry backed by more than a century of tradition. Especially since the global economy has recovered from its most recent recession, plant leaders need to be more creative than ever before in how they approach and relate to the factory floor. The Focus in on Profits. As you ask workers to meet output targets, open the books and show them how they contribute to company profits. Gear your communications and recognition efforts so that everyone gets a share in the fruits of a job well done. Launch a scaled-up rewards program. This means the benefits get [...]

3 Ways You Can Rethink Managing Your Manufacturing Line2015-01-12T17:04:45-05:00

How to Work Well With Your New Team as a Temporary Worker

From 2009 to 2012, the number of Americans working in temporary help services rose by nearly 30 percent – three times that of all private job sectors. This rate continues to rise as companies realize the benefits of a temporary workforce. These pluses include increased flexibility as employers gauge the economic recovery and acclimate to the provisions of the Affordable Care Act and other legislation. Temporary work is a great solution for employees, as well. As a temporary worker: You can achieve balance in your life. Control your schedule as you juggle work with other interests and concerns such as child care or [...]

How to Work Well With Your New Team as a Temporary Worker2015-01-06T21:49:15-05:00

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

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

Transitioning Jobs? How to Leave Your Accounting Job Professionally

Has the time come for you to leave your job? It’s likely to happen as you grow in your career – generally after anywhere from two to six years in an accounting or finance position, especially during the early stages of your professional life. The class and grace that you display during your resignation will help ensure an easier transition and a smooth future working relationship with your boss and colleagues, as well as keep your hard-earned reputation intact. Work with a Recruiter As you pursue your next opportunity, partner with a recruiter who knows and specializes in the accounting industry. Recruiters are [...]

Transitioning Jobs? How to Leave Your Accounting Job Professionally2015-01-05T16:37:34-05:00

Are Your Finance Manager Salaries Competitive Enough to Attract Top Talent?

In order to succeed in today’s competitive business environment, companies worldwide depend on the talent and expertise of their finance managers. The salaries of these mission-critical experts vary by industry, company, location and experience. How can you ensure that the compensation you’re offering candidates will keep you in the lead for attracting top finance talent? Current Pay Scales Industry sources report pay scales for finance managers ranging from a national average of approximately $80,000 to more than $100,000. Philadelphia area compensation fits this national picture. US News & World Report sets the median pay for US finance managers at $109,740, with the lowest [...]

Are Your Finance Manager Salaries Competitive Enough to Attract Top Talent?2014-12-03T15:50:29-05:00

3 Questions You Will Be Asked At Your Upcoming Accounting Analyst Interview

As you prepare for your accounting analyst interview, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the types of questions that you’ll likely encounter, so you can handle them with clarity, conciseness and confidence. In other words, what do you need to know to rise above the competition, now that you’ve made it this far? Expect to be faced with behavioral, scenario-based questions requiring you to explain how you reached business decisions and conclusions. They are designed specifically to test your analytical and problem-solving skills. Use the STAR technique. Describe situations, tasks actions and results as you compose your successful responses. You’ll probably be pressed [...]

3 Questions You Will Be Asked At Your Upcoming Accounting Analyst Interview2014-12-03T15:55:45-05:00
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