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More Employers Than Ever Using Social Media to Screen Candidates

  Would you want a potential employer to see everything you have on your social media pages? If not, you better start cleaning up your profiles fast — 70 percent of employers report that they use social media to screen candidates before hiring them. The survey, conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of CareerBuilder, highlights… Read More »

8 IT Job Interview Questions That Will Get You Hired

  As tech recruiters in Kansas City, Morgan Hunter knows that despite feeling like an interrogation, an interview is really just a conversation. The hiring manager is trying to get to know you and your background in IT, while you’re trying to learn the ins and outs of the opportunity. And you can’t do that without asking good questions.… Read More »

Look Before You Leap: Evaluating a Recruiting Firm

  From experience to terms and pricing, we’ve talked both here and here about internal characteristics you should look for when hiring a recruiting firm. But what about other essentials, like online reviews and client references? These are just as important to evaluate when you’re considering partnering with a recruiting firm. And in today’s day and age,… Read More »

6 Tips for Motivating Lazy Employees

  Do you have an employee who strolls in at 8:47 everyday instead of 8:30; has a reputation as a clock-watcher; has been known to take two-hour lunch breaks; and is just slow and uninspired in everything they do? If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Many businesses have at least one less-than-motivated employee that… Read More »

Proper Etiquette for Asking for a Job or Character Reference

  As one of the leading employment agencies in Kansas City, Morgan Hunter can tell you how you ask for a job or character reference is important. You need to ensure the person you’re asking would be a good source and is willing to recommend you. After all, what they say can be the difference between… Read More »

4 Interview Questions to Evaluate a Candidate’s Growth Potential

  In today’s “new normal,” companies need employees who can do more with less, adapt quickly to change, and initiate creative solutions to solve tough problems. It’s certainly a tall order. But as a staffing services firm serving Metro Kansas City, Morgan Hunter can tell you that one way to fill it is by hiring employees who… Read More »

Top Career Opportunity: Customer Service

If you’re looking for a job in customer service – whether in Kansas City or Overland Park – you’ve come to the right place. At Morgan Hunter, we have an Administrative Staffing Division designed specifically to help candidates connect with great administrative jobs in the area. In fact, we currently have a variety of positions in… Read More »

Employee Anniversary Spotlight: Melissa Rose

  At Morgan Hunter, we’re lucky to have so many tenured recruiters. As our employees celebrate their Morgan Hunter anniversaries, we thought you’d like to get to know them a little better! Today Melissa Rose, Senior Recruiter in our Administrative Division, is celebrating 5 years with Morgan Hunter.   How did you start working at… Read More »

How to Manage a Team with Conflicting Personalities

  The American Management Association once surveyed 250 executives and managers and found that they spend approximately 24 percent of their time dealing with conflicts. That’s a huge investment of time — which equals a huge amount of payroll dollars being wasted! Let’s not forget the potential effects of conflict on retention and turnover. Poorly… Read More »

Majority of HR Managers Say Artificial Intelligence Will Become Part of HR in Next 5 Years

  As many people worry that artificial intelligence will make their jobs obsolete, the Human Resources industry is welcoming these technological advances. More than half (55 percent) of Human Resources managers believe artificial intelligence (AI) and automation will become a regular part of HR in the next five years according to a survey by CareerBuilder. “There… Read More »