Posts Categorized: Ask A Recruiter

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 »

Employee Productivity Tanking? 5 Strategies to Help You Turn it Around

  When it comes to your people, they can make or break your company. That’s why, if you’re noticing that productivity is tanking, you need to take steps to deal with underperforming employees and get your team back on track. Where do you begin? Here are some tips from the KC staffing experts at Morgan… Read More »

Want to Attract the Attention of a Top Recruiter? Then You Need a Killer LinkedIn Profile

  If you’re looking for a job in Kansas City, you need more than just a strong resume and cover letter to get noticed by a hiring manager – and get a great offer. You also need a killer LinkedIn profile, too. In fact, most managers today look to social media to source candidates, as… Read More »

IT Professionals: Being a Workaholic Doesn’t Equal Career Success

  In IT, work-life balance is often difficult to strike. For professionals in KC technical jobs across the city, long hours and hard work are a normal part of the culture, whether you are employed at a dedicated tech company, or simply in the IT department. Not only that, but thanks to your mobile device,… Read More »

Ask a Recruiter: What are some low-cost or no-cost benefits employers like myself can offer their employees?

  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 Morgan Johnson answers a question from an anonymous employer.   What are some low-cost or no-cost benefits employers like myself can offer their employees?   Morgan… Read More »

Don’t Make These 7 Critical Mistakes When Applying for A Job

  In today’s technologically savvy world, your resume and application materials are still your ticket into the interview process. A polished and powerful resume can give you a leg up; a weak one, however, will land in the recycle bin. So what are some critical – and all-too-common – mistakes job seekers make on them?… Read More »

Ask a Recruiter: How soon can I leave a job?

  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 Information Technology Division Josh Mugge answers a question from an anonymous job seeker.   How soon can I leave a job without it looking bad on my resume?… 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 »

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 »