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Qualities to Look For When Working With a Recruiter

Recruiters have gotten a bad rap. A few bad apples have led some to believe that headhunters are pushy and untrustworthy. What people don’t see is that those bad apples have fallen far from the tree. Many professional recruiters are honest, hardworking, and sincere. It’s tough to be successful in the recruiting industry without truly caring about clients and candidates. Recruiters who are prominent in their space should be knowledgeable in the industry the recruit for. Read more …


Cyber Security Certifications Open Doors for IT Professionals

Businesses and government run agencies are spending big money big data security. Cybersecurity is now a multibillion dollar industry. Forbes recently reported that around $170 billion will be spent worldwide by the year 2020 to protect our digital assets. With so much growth ahead in the cybersecurity space many IT professionals are seeking opportunities to improve their skills in related areas. One way to demonstrate competency in these areas to an employer is to obtain relevant certifications in cybersecurity programs. Read more …


Hiring Based On Potential, Not Checkboxes

We’ve seen it time and time again; a candidate with a positive attitude, passion for their industry, and an eagerness to learn gets passed over for a position because they don't meet every requirement in a long list of prerequisites. At times it feels like the position will never be filled because the checkboxes are so specific and narrow that it weeds out many fantastic applicants based on the criteria. Instead of waiting for the candidate that’s a perfect fit consider molding a candidate over time to become a perfect fit. Read more …


SAP HANA 2, Next-Generation Platform

SAP recently announced the new HANA 2 platform at the SAP TechEd conference in Barcelona. This next-generation platform improves and builds on the original HANA platform by adding new key features and services and will be released to customers on November 30th of this year. Some of the spotlighted additions are enhanced database management, analytical intelligence, data management, and application development. Read more …


Big Data Rewrites History

Big data and analytics software has become a significant tool for researching mass quantities of information. This new luxury for modern day academics has led to many new discoveries about our past. Recently, it was discovered that William Shakespeare co-authored 17 of his 44 works. Technology was able to confirm this by analyzing precise comparisons . . . Read more …


SAP TechEd 2016

SAP conventions are known for creating a modern tech saavy atmosphere. TechEd boasts a long list of classes, talks, and demonstrations all prepared to inspire and engage up and coming techies. This year marked the 20th anniversary of TechEd. The conference was held in Las Vegas, and there was no lack of fun events for the attendees . . . Read more …


E-Commerce Trends - Increasing Customer Engagement Through Technology

In a rapidly growing digital world, it's no surprise that online sales are projected to surpass $1.5 trillion in 2016 alone. In order to stay competitive companies are striving to differentiate themselves, and maintain the most current technology platforms available. Omni channel solution SAP Hybris supports all touch points such as digital, traditional, and enterprise technology.. . . Read more …


Improving Speech and Communication

In a professional environment, it’'s imperative to communicate in a clear and confident manner. A study at Gonzaga University revealed that several vocal factors contribute to whether a speaker is perceived as trustworthy, credible, and a good leader. Many of the elements of speech can be practiced and improved over time to improve overall communication.. . . Read more …


Promises, Promises

Recruiters regularly hear stories from employees seeking new opportunities. One explanation many offer as to why they’re leaving a company is because of unkept promises from their employer. Some employers put a "carrot on a stick" in front of their employees telling them that a promotion is right on around the corner, yet it still remains to be seen. For many it seems like a brighter future is always on the horizon . . . Read more …


Why it's Imperative to Keep Track of Your Applications

Searching for a new job is often a long, arduous process. Job seekers have to find an open position, apply, wait to hear back, schedule an interview, wait to hear back, and schedule a start date which could be weeks or even months away. During the span of this time most continue to apply for other positions until they have an offer. Sometimes when job hunting it becomes beneficial, or even necessary, to work with a professional recruiter to find the best job for your career path. Read more …


SAP Sapphire, Putting the Customer Back in Customer Service

May was a big month for SAP as the annual SAP Sapphire Conference drew over thirty thousand executives, and IT professionals to the sunny city of Orlando, FL. The biggest Sapphire conference to date, included over 300,000 online viewers following and participating. Read more …


The Secret to Forming Good Habits

It's difficult to change our habits and long term behaviors. Far too often we promise ourselves that we’ll lose weight, clean out the garage, and organize our office. Time after time we resolve to change, but then continue to do things the way we always do them. The trick to making a long term change is to understand the science behind why habits are formed. Read more …


How to Give Difficult Feedback at Work

Giving negative feedback to a coworker or employee is never an easy task. The essential thing to remember is to always stay respectful and present your comments in a constructive manner. Be careful not to cast judgement or be too harsh for minor infractions. Read more …


Top Motivators for Job Seekers

When considering a new career, job seekers have several variables to consider. Accepting a new position is a big decision that can potentially result in major life changes for the employee and their family. During the job hunt, people are motivated by more than just financial aspects. Read more …


Seven Deadly Interview Mistakes

Interviewing for a job can be intimidating, and every company is unique in what they look for in a potential hire. When it comes to interviewing, there are many do's and don'ts that may not only affect whether or not an offer will be tendered, but potentially can make a an impact on the details of the offer. To learn Seven Deadly Interview Mistakes, click here …


Don't Judge a Job by its Title

What's in a name? As pointed out by the wise William Shakespeare, “a rose by any other name would smell as sweet”; however, many job seekers don’t agree with this philosophy. Over and over again, recruiters witness candidates who turn down great positions due to the job title alone. Read more …


Traits of Top Executives

It takes more than years of experience to be a great executive. A ten year study by Harvard found that exceptional executives possess certain traits that allow them to achieve success. One thing that many of the top execs have in common is a desire to learn the business as a whole and gain deep industry knowledge. Read more …


How to Stay Memorable During an Interview

Being memorable during an interview can give an edge to a candidate applying for a highly competitive position. In most typical scenarios, when asked to tell about themselves in an interview candidates will list out their education and experience repeating everything already on their resume. This can be very monotonous to a hiring manager who has already seen dozens of candidates. Read more …


Tech Hiring On the Rise

A boost in information technology careers is being predicted for the New Year. This is great news for candidates in the IT field and for recruiters as well. Skilled IT professionals are highly desired and sought by many companies that wish to improve their business processes and websites. Read more …


Mastering the Elusive Great Hire

When hiring, it's extremely important to get things right the first time. Companies might lose valuable time, money, or resources when a new hire doesn’t live up to expectations. According to Outcomes Magazine there are two main reasons why companies may fall short in finding the right employee for the job. Either the company is under pressure so they settle for less or the company lacks disciplined hiring processes. Read more …


How CIOs Can Save Money on IT

There are several often overlooked ways for CIOs to reduce spending. Reducing costs can free up extra money to use on new technology projects to grow the business. One way to save money on the current IT budget is to refrain from upgrading software every time a new upgrade is released. Read more …


Millennials in the Workplace

Many people have the stereotypical notion that millennials are impatient, egotistical, and lazy, but fortunately there are countless millennials that are very talented individuals who are capable of far more than sleeping in and taking selfies. Millennials are often creative, enthusiastic, and highly tech savvy. Read more …


Internet of Things

Over the past decades the internet has been increasingly prominent in our lives. What started as an experiment exchanging data between a few large, bulky computers has now become a sleek ultra-fast web of information available to everyone with a smartphone in their pocket. As technology advances we have begun integrating the internet into everyday physical objects. Read more …


SAP Cloud for Analytics

SAP launched Cloud for Analytics this week. This new solution is a software as a service (SaaS) designed to unify planning, budgeting, and predictive algorithms all in one place. The new analytics tools will also be compatible with Google Apps for Work. Read more …


Amazon Competes with SAP

Amazon recently announced their new BI platform, QuickSight, a price competitive solution packed with features. Amazon boasts that this cloud powered business intelligence system is only 1/10th the cost of traditional BI solutions. The new platform is highly scalable and offers new ways to get terabytes into Amazon Web Services (AWS). Read more …


SAP Fashion Management (FMS)

Many major brands including Adidas and Giorgio Armani have implemented SAP Fashion Management and are reaping the benefits. For many years fashion companies have been run as two separate business processes, development and retail. SAP Fashion Management enables the integration of the two into one vertical system. Read more …


SAP Hana Vora

Companies today face big challenges when trying to battle complexity. Collecting data and putting systems into place to help automate tasks are solutions that most businesses have already adopted and implemented. SAP HANA has been making strides in simplifying and navigating the big data labyrinth. SAP recently announced a new tool called SAP HANA VORA to help companies analyze data. Read more …


SAP in the Sports Industry

SAP is thinking outside the box by stretching from business and technology to sports and recreation. Recently SAP introduced two new software programs designed to help professional athletes and coaches. Read more …


Human Resource Management

Human resource management is on the brink of a new era. In the past few years technology has made strides to increase speed, organization, and efficiency for the majority of HR tasks, but now SAP is innovating to give human resources the ability to predict the future. Read more …


SAP Offers a Free Trial of S/4 HANA

SAP is offering a free 30 day trial for the next generation business suite SAP S/4 HANA. Turning complexity into simplicity, S/4 HANA helps to decrease the time spent on complex decision making and business processes. Read more …


Collaboration, Innovation, Transparency

Magee Resource Group is proud to announce the launch of our newest division, Magee Consulting Solutions. Our consulting services will offer customized SAP implementation, optimization, and support with a focus in the SMB space. Read more …


Simplification

The current buzz word for SAP today is "simplification." But what does that mean, and how does it affect your business? For the most part, it relates to utilizing SAP HANA and Simple Finance. Read more …


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