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10 Odd Interview Questions & How to Answer Them

  If an interviewer asks where you see yourself in five years, chances are they’ll get a prepared response. While a common interview question like this gives employers vital information about a candidate, many interviewers are relying on uncommon questions to test a candidate’s ability to think on their feet. For more insight into the… Read More »

How to Help Top IT Talent Succeed

  At 2.2 years, Facebook has what’s considered a “long” retention rate for new hires. Google isn’t far behind with 1.9 years and Apple with 1.85 years. It’s an unfortunate reality of the industry that often the best tech professionals are the ones who are always searching for new and different opportunities. So if these… Read More »

Understanding Generational Differences in the Workplace

  For the first time in history, there are more Millennials than Baby Boomers in the workplace. To effectively work together, it’s important that each generation understands the others. To do so, the Morgan Hunter team got together to discuss the values, desires, and motivations of each generation. Here’s what we discovered:   Identifying the… Read More »

How to Answer Awkward Interview Questions

  Interviews are stressful enough. However, when a hiring manager throws a curveball your way – in the form of an awkward interview question – the situation can go from uncomfortable to downright painful. How can you respond to these questions with poise and confidence? As one of Kansas City’s top employment agencies, Morgan Hunter… Read More »

Five Traits to Look for When Hiring a Recruiting Firm

  Whether you don’t have the time or internal resources to keep up with your hiring needs, you know you need to partner with a recruiting firm. But not all staffing agencies in the Kansas City area are created equal. How can you pick one that’s right for your company? By looking for these five… Read More »

Ask a Recruiter: Should Your Resume Be Written in 1st or 3rd Person?

  Every third Thursday of the month, we answer questions submitted to us from Kansas City area job seekers and employers. This week, Senior Recruiter in our Administrative Division Andrea Johnson answers a question from job seeker James Cross.   Should your resume be written in 1st or 3rd person?   Andrea Johnson: Great question… Read More »

Top Career Opportunity: Senior Accountant

  If you work in the field of accounting – and are searching for a rewarding opportunity as a Senior Accountant – Morgan Hunter can help. In fact, we have a specialized Accounting & Finance Division to connect professionals like you with new jobs and top employers throughout Kansas City, Overland Park, and beyond. If… Read More »

Company Facing Uncertain Times? How to Adjust Your Staffing Strategy

  When it comes to running a company, you experience many ups and downs. From employee turnover to company mergers, to the loss or gain of a big client, all of these situations impact your bottom line. How can you weather the change successfully? By partnering with a Kansas City recruiting firm to adjust your staffing… Read More »

Why Employers Need to Speed Up Their Hiring Process

  Employers added 209,000 jobs in July. The unemployment rate is 4.3 percent, the lowest it’s been since 2001. And earnings are up 2.5 percent over the past year. The job market is roaring along — and there are no signs it will slow down. While this is great news for the economy, it also… Read More »

The Secrets to Writing a Killer Marketing Cover Letter

  You work in marketing. So the expectations are certainly higher when it comes to the cover letters you submit for job openings. After all, if you can’t position yourself in the best light through your cover letter, how will you do the same for a potential employer’s products or services? To help you write… Read More »