Posts Categorized: HR and Hiring Best Practices

4 Ways to Attract (and Retain!) Star Talent

You have a team you’re proud of – and you want to keep it that way. But one of the challenges you may face is how to attract and retain the best talent for it. To help you find the stars you need – where and when you need them – keep these tips in… Read More »

Structured vs. Unstructured Interviews: Which is Best?

Hiring managers have a number of choices to make when setting up interviews. One decision focuses on whether, or how much, to “structure” the interview process. Typically, a “structured” interview equips the interviewer with a set of prepared questions. The questions asked are often the same or similar for all candidates. An “unstructured” interview, by… Read More »

Continue Building A Network To Help Your Business Grow

Connections make the world go round. As a result, if you don’t have a strong network for your business, it could negatively impact growth. Considering that growth is crucial for company success, what can you do to build a better network? Here’s a look: Get involved. As one of Kansas City’s leading recruiting firms, Morgan… Read More »

Recruiting: Four Mistakes You Might Be Making

                                                                                                                          Hiring mistakes can be very costly for a company. Consider the investment of time and money it takes to find, interview and hire a new professional staff member. Then, combine that with the high price of employee turnover—up to 1.5–2 times an employee’s annual salary. Considering all of this, it’s important for an employer… Read More »

How to Conduct an Audit of Your Strategic Staffing Plan

Creating the right strategic staffing plan is an important first step in managing your workforce. However, don’t view it as a one-time process. As a leading Kansas City staffing agency, Morgan Hunter can tell you it won’t be of any help if you don’t regularly audit it and change course as needed. In fact, planning your workforce… Read More »

What Can Recruiters Do that You Can’t?

When you’ve been hit with a legal claim, you turn to an attorney. Likewise, when you need accounting help, you look to a CPA. So why should it be any different when you need to hire? Unless you’re an experienced recruiter or HR professional, it can be challenging to find the people you need, where and when… Read More »

5 Job Interview Questions to Ask Marketing Professionals

Hiring the right marketing professionals can be more challenging than hiring the right IT or engineering professionals. With the latter, you can review their skill set and background and gain a strong sense of the value they bring to the table. With marketing, however, the picture is not always so clear. After all, marketers are… Read More »

How to Promote Company Culture During Hiring

When it comes to hiring, never underestimate the value of your company’s culture. As one of the leading staffing agencies in Kansas City, Morgan Hunter knows it can have a huge impact on your ability to recruit and retain the best and brightest employees for your business. So how do you promote it during the hiring process?… Read More »

Top Benefits of Team Building (and 6 Great Ideas to Try)

As a leading Kansas City recruitment agency, Morgan Hunter knows when the pressure’s on – hot projects need to be completed and customer complaints dealt with – team building can be hard to devote much time to. However, if you want to develop a strong team, then it’s essential you invest toward achieving that goal. When you… Read More »

5 Ways to Get More from Your Staffing Budget

In good times or bad, it makes business sense to keep your staffing budget under control. When business is slow, keep personnel expenses low. When things pick up, maintain a lean headcount and you can respond quickly to market changes or unexpected opportunities. Develop cost-saving strategies that make the most sense for your business. How… Read More »