Posts Categorized: HR and Hiring Best Practices

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 »

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 »

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 »

How to Hire Top Talent in Kansas City in 2018

  As Kansas City staffing experts, Morgan Hunter knows the success of your business in 2018 – and beyond – hinges on the people you employ. So if you know you’re adding to your staff in the year ahead, it’s vital to take a thoughtful approach to the hiring process. What should you be doing… 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 »

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 »

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 »