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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

2014 Tech Salary Report

If you’re in the IT field and seeking to advance your career, the stars are aligned and it’s a great time to take it to the next level. In the words of Leon Kappelman, professor at the College of Business at the University of North Texas, “It’s a good time to be a geek!” IT salaries are increasing, more money is going to IT training and businesses are putting a higher priority on the importance of their IT functions. At the same time, 20 percent of corporate IT leaders surveyed by the Society for Information Management (SIM) reported gut-wrenching talent shortages.   Good [...]

2014 Tech Salary Report2014-07-25T20:16:04-05:00

Six Things You Should Be Doing If You’re Unemployed

Losing your job isn't always a bad thing. While it may seem like an unexpected setback, unemployment is the perfect time for growth as both an individual and professional. Rather than taking the counter-productive, shotgun approach in your job hunt, focus on becoming more hirable. Here’s how.   Volunteer Volunteering can raise your chances of being hired if you’re strategic about it. Offer your services pro bono somewhere relevant in your field to keep your skills fresh while enhancing your resume. To hiring managers, it shows that you are passionate about the work you do and that money isn't the sole reason you [...]

Six Things You Should Be Doing If You’re Unemployed2013-11-13T21:39:22-05:00

How to Interview Candidates: Tips for Employers

There’s a tremendous amount online about interviewing techniques on the part of the interviewee, but the preparedness and skills of the hiring manager are just as vital to effective recruitment. A passive hiring manger simply cannot be relied upon to garner top talent. Instead, it is important to understand techniques and methods that help a skilled hiring manager identify the potential in every candidate.   1. Be Prepared It’s the first step of any effective interview – come prepared.  A successful interviewer reviews the materials submitted by a candidate and glances over their social profiles on sites like LinkedIn or Twitter. Humanize the [...]

How to Interview Candidates: Tips for Employers2013-11-13T21:42:32-05:00

Nearly 300% Growth in between 2009 and 2012!

Magellan Search & Staffing Once Again Makes the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private U.S. Companies List in 2013 Plymouth Meeting, PA – September 27, 2013 – Magellan Search & Staffing's rapid growth has propelled them higher still on the Inc. 500|5000 list of the nation's fastest-growing, privately held companies, placing number 1349 in 2013, up from 1725 in 2012. Magellan attained a ranking of 28 for the Philadelphia Market Metro Area, 33 for the state of Pennsylvania and 57 for the HR/Recruiting Industry.   Recognized for their tremendous growth, Magellan has once again ranked among America's top independent entrepreneurial companies. Magellan Search & [...]

Nearly 300% Growth in between 2009 and 2012!2013-09-27T14:35:19-05:00

Magellan Goes Live!

Magellan Search & Staffing, an award-winning provider of contract, consulting, temporary and direct hire staffing and recruiting services in the Tri-State area around metro Philadelphia, has proudly launched a contemporary, informational and easy-to-use website. The main navigation for the site features a custom drop-down menu, enabling any client or job seeker to find the information they need fast. Each of Magellan's six divisions (Accounting & Finance, Administrative, Human Resources, Information Technology, Mechanical & Construction and Renewable Energy) displays prominently on the homepage in sliders with vertical text. Job seekers will find easy access to Magellan's latest job postings and employers can request an [...]

Magellan Goes Live!2013-09-05T15:00:48-05:00
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