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Social media is here to stay – and it provides an excellent means for you to connect to high-caliber talent in real time. The exponential growth of social media offers HR managers unprecedented access to vast numbers of job seekers. To optimize your use of social media to find, source and attract leading candidates, it’s… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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To become a CFO, you need more than just your CPA credentials and experience as a Controller or in a similar role – although these are some of the building blocks on the way to the top. According to a recent analysis of the career patterns of Fortune 100 CFOs, you’re more likely to get… Read more »

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A job interview is a two-way street. As much as you’re evaluating each candidate, they’re assessing you at the same time. The mutual goal is to determine whether this partnership will be a viable option for the short and long-term future.   Job Fit + Cultural Fit = Success Research supports the premise that cultural… Read more »

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If you plan to launch or advance your career in information technology, which skills are most desirable in today’s marketplace? Here’s a snapshot of five leading areas where employers are seeking specialized IT talent:   Wireless and Mobility To meet end users’ demands to be able to work from anywhere, anytime, companies need specialists skilled… Read more »

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You may wonder whether it’s advisable to include temporary consulting assignments on your resume or not. The answer is a resounding “yes.” Doing temporary work shows your initiative, tenacity and commitment to keeping your skills sharp and staying current with industry trends. In today’s economic environment, temporary work is more common than ever before –… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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Hiring the right financial team is essential to meeting your short and long-term business goals. As your team manages the bottom line, it’s critical that you source, select and staff top-level talent that can literally be trusted with your future. The makeup of your financial team will vary depending on the size and nature of… Read more »

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A NEW YEAR; A NEW CAREER   Start 2014 by joining Magellan Search & Staffing Are you are looking for an energized, dynamic, fast-paced company that makes a serious commitment to your success? Take a look at Magellan. We invest in the latest sales and recruiting technology. We offer extensive training for all of our… Read more »