Posts Categorized: Employers

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 »

Are You Losing Candidates Because of a Poor Background Check Experience?

  Background checks are vital to your business. You need them to verify a candidate’s previous employment and ensure you’re not hiring someone with an unsavory past. But what happens if your background checks are not only helping you avoid bad hires, they are also causing you to lose high-quality candidates because of a poor… Read More »

How to Develop a Successful Leadership Development Plan

  Some say good leaders are born not made. Others insist leadership consists of a set of skills that can be learned. Whichever theory you subscribe to, you understand that good leaders are an absolute essential to company success. And, as one of the leading staffing agencies in Kansas City, Morgan Hunter knows whether leadership is… Read More »

How to Effectively Handle Negative Publicity (So It Doesn’t Affect Your Recruiting)

  After United Airlines forcibly removed a passenger from an overbooked flight in April, shares of the company dropped as much as 6.3 percent. When allegations of sexual harassment were made against Uber, #DeleteUber started trending and their CEO was eventually forced to resign. Negative publicity not only has lasting consequences for your company, it… Read More »

7 Staffing Metrics You Should be Tracking

  If you’re not tracking staffing metrics, how can you tell what’s working – and what’s not? The answer is: you can’t. If you want an effective, highly successful staffing function, then you need to regularly track and measure it. But with limited time and resources, which metrics should you be focusing on? Here’s a… Read More »

What Do Candidates Really Look for In a Potential Employer?

  Most successful companies have one thing in common: They work hard to keep employees happy. That doesn’t necessarily mean investing in a pricey on-site gym or daycare or letting staff bring pets to work. It does, however, mean creating an environment where people actually want to come to work and are more loyal to… Read More »

Can’t Find Great Marketing Talent? These Might Be the Reasons Why

  One of the most important aspects of your company is marketing. It’s how you support the sales process, forge strong ties with customers and partners, and get the word out about new products and initiatives. That’s why, if you’re not finding the marketing talent you need, it can have a major impact on your… Read More »

Look Before You Leap: Evaluating a Recruiting Firm

  From experience to terms and pricing, we’ve talked both here and here about internal characteristics you should look for when hiring a recruiting firm. But what about other essentials, like online reviews and client references? These are just as important to evaluate when you’re considering partnering with a recruiting firm. And in today’s day and age,… Read More »

6 Tips for Motivating Lazy Employees

  Do you have an employee who strolls in at 8:47 everyday instead of 8:30; has a reputation as a clock-watcher; has been known to take two-hour lunch breaks; and is just slow and uninspired in everything they do? If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Many businesses have at least one less-than-motivated employee that… Read More »