Posts Categorized: Career Tips

5 Things that Happen When You Work with a Recruiter to Find a Job

  Looking for jobs in Kansas City? Have you thought about partnering with professional recruiters? When you do, you can take advantage of a whole host of benefits, including the following: Benefit #1: They know who’s hiring. Local recruiters are going to know which employers in the Kansas City area are hiring and how to… Read More »

2018 Kansas City Marketing Career Advancement Guide

  As KC staffing experts, Morgan Hunter knows that marketing is one of those industries that’s evolving at a rapid-fire pace. That’s why, if you work in the field, it can tough to know not only where to take your career going forward, but also how to get there. The good news is that there… Read More »

4 Career Resolutions You Should Make for 2018

  Every year, you vow to hit the gym more, drop that bad habit, or finally book that trip you’ve been longing to take. But how often do you make career resolutions for the new year? Maybe you’ve been pining for a new job, or that big promotion. Or maybe you’d just like to enhance… 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 »

Etiquette Matters: How to Decline a Job Offer

  A job search is a two-way street. An employer is looking for the right candidate to hire. At the same time, you want to find the company and opportunity that are best going to help you achieve your goals and advance your career. And sometimes that means having to decline a job offer. There… Read More »

What HR Managers Are Looking for On Your Resume

  When you apply for a job, Human Resource Managers are some of the first people to see your resume. What they see could make or break your chances of landing an interview. They are the gatekeepers who decide which resumes a hiring manager will see. What do they look for on a resume? A… 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 »

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 »

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 »