Posts Categorized: Job Seekers

Tech Career Advancement: 8 Skills in High Demand in 2018

  As tech recruiters in Kansas City, Morgan Hunter knows that it’s certainly a candidate’s market. However, some skill sets are more in demand than others. And there are certain skills that almost every employer is looking for. When you acquire some or all of them, you can make yourself more marketable as you search… Read More »

Etiquette Matters: How to Decline a Job Offer

  A job search is a two-way street. An employer is looking for the right candidate to hire. At the same time, you want to find the company and opportunity that are best going to help you achieve your goals and advance your career. And sometimes that means having to decline a job offer. There… 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 »

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 »

Don’t Make These 7 Critical Mistakes When Applying for A Job

  In today’s technologically savvy world, your resume and application materials are still your ticket into the interview process. A polished and powerful resume can give you a leg up; a weak one, however, will land in the recycle bin. So what are some critical – and all-too-common – mistakes job seekers make on them?… Read More »

Ask a Recruiter: How soon can I leave a job?

  Every third Thursday of the month, we answer questions submitted to us from Kansas City area job seekers and employers. This week, Senior Recruiter in our Information Technology Division Josh Mugge answers a question from an anonymous job seeker.   How soon can I leave a job without it looking bad on my resume?… Read More »

10 Odd Interview Questions & How to Answer Them

  If an interviewer asks where you see yourself in five years, chances are they’ll get a prepared response. While a common interview question like this gives employers vital information about a candidate, many interviewers are relying on uncommon questions to test a candidate’s ability to think on their feet. For more insight into the… 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 »

How to Answer Awkward Interview Questions

  Interviews are stressful enough. However, when a hiring manager throws a curveball your way – in the form of an awkward interview question – the situation can go from uncomfortable to downright painful. How can you respond to these questions with poise and confidence? As one of Kansas City’s top employment agencies, Morgan Hunter… Read More »

Top Career Opportunity: Senior Accountant

  If you work in the field of accounting – and are searching for a rewarding opportunity as a Senior Accountant – Morgan Hunter can help. In fact, we have a specialized Accounting & Finance Division to connect professionals like you with new jobs and top employers throughout Kansas City, Overland Park, and beyond. If… Read More »