Posts Categorized: Employers

5 Big Benefits of Hiring Veterans

  This Veterans Day, let us not forget the men and women who have sacrificed so much for us by serving in our Armed Forces. Many come home to find an unforgiving job market, searching for work only to find few opportunities available. Could your business use a hard-working, extremely motivated employee? Hire a veteran.… Read More »

Celebrating 31 Years in Business

  When Morgan Hunter was founded 31 years ago, we saw an opportunity to improve upon a tired business model. Instead of being a “resume clearinghouse” like all the other firms, the focus became building strong relationships with clients and job seekers. It’s these principles that have made us one of the oldest, most recognized… Read More »

How to Motivate Temporary Employees

  When companies need extra help, many turn to temporary employees. Whether you require additional people during the holidays, or you need to expand your staff for a special project, temporary employees are the perfect solution. The problem? Some organizations find that temporary employees are not as engaged as their permanent staff. How can you,… Read More »

Become a Better Manager with These 5 Strategies

  If you want to be a great leader, there’s no set formula to follow. However, there are some specific strategies that you can incorporate today and in the future to not only become a better leader, but also positively impact your organization in the process. Here’s a look at five of them: Aim to… 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 »

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 »

Five Traits to Look for When Hiring a Recruiting Firm

  Whether you don’t have the time or internal resources to keep up with your hiring needs, you know you need to partner with a recruiting firm. But not all staffing agencies in the Kansas City area are created equal. How can you pick one that’s right for your company? By looking for these five… Read More »

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 »