Posts Categorized: Employers

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 »

Is Your Management Style Pushing Employees Away?

  As one of Kansas City’s top staffing agencies, Morgan Hunter knows when employees aren’t performing their best, it’s easy to blame them. But have you ever considered it could be due to your management style? For instance, if you’re a micromanager or more controlling, you could actually be pushing your people away, even if… Read More »

7 Jobs Popular with Millennials

    Millennials entered the workforce at an interesting time. The Great Recession made finding a job next to impossible, and the internet was transforming the way people do business. Despite the hurdles they had to overcome, many Millennials were able to start meaningful careers. SmartAssest, a personal finance technology company, looked at data from… Read More »

Who’s Entering the Workforce? Top Degrees Among 2018 Kansas City College Grads

  Every year, approximately 21 million students head to class on college campuses all over Kansas City and across the country. While there are literally hundreds of different majors available, it seems like students pick the same tried-and-true favorites over and over again. In fact, five of the most popular college majors students are still… Read More »

44% of Employers Plan to Hire in 2018

  When it comes to hiring and retaining talent, employers should prepare for a challenging 2018. On one hand, 44 percent of companies plan to hire full-time employees and 51 percent will hire temporary employees in the New Year. On the other hand, 45 percent of HR managers have jobs they cannot fill, citing the… 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 »

Today’s Employment Market is Tight: Here’s How to Keep Your Employees from Quitting

  When it comes to your business, you need great people who are committed to its success. But if you have a lot of turnover, it can seriously hinder productivity, customer satisfaction, and bottom line results. In a tight market with low unemployment and quality candidates in demand, how can you keep your people happy… Read More »

Insights into the Sales Professional: Hiring and Training Trends, Part 1

  David M. Madeo, President of Tilli LLC, and Certified Sales Coach and Trainer, recently sat down with Geoff Farwell, Morgan Hunter Senior Recruiter in the Sales & Marketing division, to discuss hiring and training trends in the sales industry in Part 1 of this Q&A series.   Geoff: When It comes to placing sales… Read More »

How to Identify Skills Gaps with Performance Reviews

  As one of the leading temp agencies in KC, Morgan Hunter knows that skill gaps are a problem for any business, large or small. They happen when a job has to get done, but you don’t have the people on staff to perform it, leading to missed opportunities, mistakes, and unhappy customers. It’s therefore… Read More »