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Ace Your Interview: 6 Interview Prep Tips

  An open job receives an average of 118 applicants. If you’re one of the lucky few to land an interview, you’ve beaten the odds. Time to celebrate? Not exactly. Now you need to nail your interview. At Morgan Hunter, we conduct an average of 257 interviews a month. We’ve seen it all — the… Read More »

4 Ways to Improve Your Tech Skills and Become More Hirable

  You want to advance your tech career. But that’s tough to do when you have a gap in your skill set. Whether it’s with a certain programming language or your ability to manage IT projects, the results are the same: You’re overlooked for new opportunities and promotions. What can you do? You need a… Read More »

5 Interview Questions to Help You Find Quality Candidates

  Quality candidates are getting harder to find. With an improved economy, low unemployment rate and stellar job market, many of the best candidates are already employed. So, when you need to hire, quality candidates are few and far between. How do you ensure that you choose the best candidates for your open positions when… Read More »

Direct Hire or Contract Placements: Which Staffing Solution is Right For Your Company?

  Business is booming and you need help meeting demand, filling orders and getting them out the door. But should you work with your Kansas City staffing partner to hire full-time team members, or are contract workers a better bet? From the employer side, both offer good options to help fill different needs. It depends… Read More »

Fastest Growing Careers in Kansas City

  Looking for a new job in Kansas City? Thinking of relocating to the area and wondering what the fastest growing careers are? There’s good news. As of February 2018, the Kansas City unemployment rate was 3.5%; that’s lower than the national average of 4.1%. There are a lot of career opportunities in Kansas City,… Read More »

Employee Spotlight: Adele Hoch

  Every two weeks, we highlight one of our amazing recruiters so you can get to know the Morgan Hunter team a little bit better. This week we spoke with the Adele Hoch, Senior Recruiter and Team Leader in our Administrative Division!   What was your first job? After I went to college at KSU,… Read More »

Make More Money with These 4 Hot Skills

  Whether you’re looking for your first job or your fifth, there are certain skills that today’s employers want to see in candidates. These skills tend to be transferable, extending beyond industries and impacting job seekers regardless of field, abilities, and experience. When you have them, they can offer you a competitive advantage, meaning more… Read More »

How Important Are LinkedIn Endorsements to Your Job Search?

  Gone are the days of simply needing a resume and cover letter in your job search. Today, you also have to be on social media, particularly LinkedIn. And part of that experience involves Endorsements. These are simply a way for those you know to vouch for the skills you have. But how important are… Read More »

Interview and Body Language Mistakes That Can Cost You the Job

  Almost half of employers (49 percent) know if a candidate is a good fit for the job within the first five minutes of an interview. That’s according to a new survey by CareerBuilder that asked employers about the most memorable interview mistakes candidates have made.  These employers had plenty to say about the sometimes… Read More »