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The invention of the internet and modern technology opened lines of communication across the world, leading to the proliferation of new ideas and concepts. This also led to the elimination of tasks that were once trivial, yet absolutely necessary. In today’s world, technology has made many past practices obsolete to the point of absurdity, and… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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The Staffing Industry Analysts have announced that Magellan Search & Staffing have once again qualified as one of the fastest-growing staffing and talent engagement firms in the U.S. This year, Magellan ranked #7, making the Top 10 List, surpassing our rank last year at #42! To qualify for the list, staffing firms had to have… Read more »

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Offered internationally by the CFA Institute, Chartered Financial Analyst certification is considered the most difficult test on Wall Street and the gold standard among qualifications for investment and financial professionals. The Economist magazine has noted that “whereas there are tens of thousands of finance degrees available around the world…there is only one CFA, managed and… Read more »

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Job postings on your Careers page and online boards are a highly effective way to reach potential candidates while providing valuable insights on your positions, organizational culture and employment brand. These listings build links and drive targeted job seeker traffic to your openings. Search engine optimization enables you to extend the life of your postings,… Read more »

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Performance reviews are great opportunities for entry-level and younger employees as they formulate effective career path plans for the short and long-term. The workplace equivalent of a report card, these appraisals benefit managers as well, by assisting both parties in bringing out their respective best. The following performance aspects can be accurately assessed using an… Read more »

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As you plan for success in the New Year, consider this: Numerous studies have shown the things workers want most – and which correlate with improved energy, morale and productivity – are interesting work, appreciation for what they do, a feeling of involvement and “being in the loop.” Here are five tips for improving your… Read more »

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Job descriptions are an employee’s first exposure to an organization. So, it’s critical to promote values and expectations that accurately reflect an organization’s ideals and mission to entice the right candidates.  Still, many firms tend to fall victim to the same descriptive pitfalls over and over again. Streamlining your recruitment will help you attract the… Read more »

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Choosing the right staffing partner is one of the most important decisions you’ll make as an HR leader. Sure, your in-house team may be top notch, but everyone’s plate is beyond full – and if you elect to partner with a recruitment firm, it needs to be the right one: the one whose values, approach… Read more »