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Employee Anniversary Spotlight: Eric Walters

  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 Eric Walters, Senior Recruiter in our Information Technology Division, is celebrating 19 years with Morgan Hunter.   When and how did you… Read More »

From Employee to Leader: 6 Tips for Getting a Promotion

  As one of Kansas City’s most experienced employment agencies, Morgan Hunter knows that getting a promotion isn’t as simple as doing your job. In today’s competitive workplace, you’ll need to take a proactive approach if you want to advance your career. Start by following these six tips: 1. Be on good terms with your boss. If… Read More »

Skill Gap Costing Companies Big Bucks

  Even though approximately 7.5 million people in the U.S. are unemployed, more than half  (68 percent) of employers have a tough time finding qualified candidates for their open jobs — and it’s starting to affect their bottom line. This skill gap — the difference in the skills required for the job and the skills… Read More »

Building Trust: The Importance of Impact Career Conversations

  Where do your employees see themselves in the future? The answers may surprise you. In fact, many workers are reluctant to tell their bosses about their career aspirations due to a lack of trust. Yet, when you know where your employees want to go, you can help them get there – while also having… Read More »

How to Fix Common Hiring Mistakes

  As companies ramp up hiring and quality candidates become harder to find, organizations are more apt to make hiring mistakes. In fact, 95 percent of companies admit to making bad hires, according to research firm Brandon Hall Group. In should come as no surprise that a bad hire can cost your organization money and… Read More »

7 Tips to Help You Hire Top IT Talent in the Kansas City Area

  Are you struggling to find the right caliber of IT talent? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, according to Dice.com, the tech industry unemployment rate hovered between 2.1% and 2.9% in 2016. That’s great news for IT candidates and tech professionals; not so much for employers. (And if you’re wondering what the hardest… Read More »

Want the Job? Don’t Make THESE Interview Mistakes

  Whether you’re an entry or executive level professional, interview jitters can get the best of you. And when they do, you’re apt to make a mistake. The good news is that if you know about the most common ones ahead of time, you can work toward avoiding them. Here are 6 job interview mistakes… Read More »

Why You Should Be Recruiting Passive Candidates

  There will be a lot of competition for talent in 2017. Consider this: unemployment is under 5 percent, and there are more than 5 million job openings in the U.S. Jobseekers have more options than they’ve had in recent memory. And all the best talent is likely already employed. How do you get the… Read More »

Can You Spot the Signs: When is the Right Time to Hire?

  As the saying goes: Timing is everything. And that certainly holds true for hiring. Hire at the right time and you can ramp up productivity and profits. Hire at the wrong time, however, and you could be facing increased pressure and overhead, not to mention a cash flow crunch. So how can you tell it’s… Read More »

Employee Anniversary Spotlight: Dan Hilboldt

  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 Dan Hilboldt, Senior Recruiter in our Sales, Marketing & Advertising Division, is celebrating 6 years with Morgan Hunter.   When and how… Read More »