Posts Categorized: Job Seekers

How Important Are LinkedIn Endorsements to Your Job Search?

  Gone are the days of simply needing a resume and cover letter in your job search. Today, you also have to be on social media, particularly LinkedIn. And part of that experience involves Endorsements. These are simply a way for those you know to vouch for the skills you have. But how important are… Read More »

Interview and Body Language Mistakes That Can Cost You the Job

  Almost half of employers (49 percent) know if a candidate is a good fit for the job within the first five minutes of an interview. That’s according to a new survey by CareerBuilder that asked employers about the most memorable interview mistakes candidates have made.  These employers had plenty to say about the sometimes… Read More »

What’s the Difference Between a Career Coach and a Mentor? (and Why You Should Look for Both)

  Zig Ziglar once said, “A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could.” In many cases, those “someone else’s” are mentors and career coaches. But what’s the main difference between the two and how can they impact your career? Here’s an overview: A career coach:… Read More »

The Three Skills You Didn’t Realize Your Marketing Career Needed

  In the world of marketing, things are constantly changing. If you don’t stay up to date and on top of new developments, you’re going to get left behind. That said, it’s impossible to gain a grasp and become an expert in every aspect of marketing. So what key areas should you be focusing on?… Read More »

Creativity Meets Tech: How to Market Yourself Effectively as an IT Professional

  As a tech professional, you’re in demand. But that doesn’t mean getting a job in the field is going to be easy. As leading KC tech recruiters, Morgan Hunter knows you’re going up against other smart, passionate and driven candidates who want the position as much as you. So how you can stand out… Read More »

7 Jobs Popular with Millennials

    Millennials entered the workforce at an interesting time. The Great Recession made finding a job next to impossible, and the internet was transforming the way people do business. Despite the hurdles they had to overcome, many Millennials were able to start meaningful careers. SmartAssest, a personal finance technology company, looked at data from… Read More »

Showcase Your Leadership Skills with These Responses to Common Interview Questions

  You know it’s important to prepare answers to common questions before an interview. But are you prepared to answer them in a way that demonstrates your leadership abilities? As leading KC recruiters, Morgan Hunter knows that today’s employers want people with drive, whether or not you’re interviewing for a job in the world of… Read More »

Want a Promotion? Here are the Top Things You Need to Do

  You want to get ahead in your career. The trouble is, you’re not sure what steps to take. Sound familiar? If it does, then Morgan Hunter can help all you KC job seekers. We know what managers look for in employees they’re considering hiring, as well as what specific steps you can take in your… Read More »

6 Reasons You Should Move to the Kansas City Area for a Job

  Kansas City is an amazing place to live and work. But if you’re not from the City of Fountains and are considering moving here, you might not be aware of everything this great city has to offer. What are some benefits you should know about? Here’s a look at six of them:   Cost… Read More »

Having Trouble Writing Your Resume? This New Microsoft Word Feature from LinkedIn Can Help

  Writing your resume can be a real chore. With stiff competition for jobs and the desire to stand out from other applicants, there’s a lot of pressure to create a flawless resume. If you’re having trouble, Microsoft and LinkedIn have a new tool that could help: Resume Assistant. Available for Microsoft 365 subscribers, Resume… Read More »