Posts Categorized: Job Seekers

Everything You Need to Know About Networking in Kansas City to Find a New Job

  Want to find a new job in Kansas City? Networking is the fastest way to get there. Whether you’re attending a job fair or a professional seminar, you’ll expand your contacts, raise your visibility, and increase your confidence level. Not only that, but networking boosts your chances of finding a new job faster. In fact,… Read More »

3 Tips to Master Your First Day in Sales

  You made it through the interview process and got the job offer. The hard work’s over now, right? Actually, as leading Kansas City sales recruiters, Morgan Hunter knows it’s just starting up since your new boss and co-workers likely have high expectations for you. What can you do to make the most of your… Read More »

Common Job-Seeking Mistakes Recent College Graduates Make

  If you just graduated from college and are preparing to enter the workforce, consider yourself lucky. According to a recent survey, 80 percent of employers plan to hire recent college graduates, up from 74 percent last year. With job prospects brighter than they’ve been in more than a decade, it should be easy to… Read More »

Ace Your Interview: 6 Interview Prep Tips

  An open job receives an average of 118 applicants. If you’re one of the lucky few to land an interview, you’ve beaten the odds. Time to celebrate? Not exactly. Now you need to nail your interview. At Morgan Hunter, we conduct an average of 257 interviews a month. We’ve seen it all — the… Read More »

4 Ways to Improve Your Tech Skills and Become More Hirable

  You want to advance your tech career. But that’s tough to do when you have a gap in your skill set. Whether it’s with a certain programming language or your ability to manage IT projects, the results are the same: You’re overlooked for new opportunities and promotions. What can you do? You need a… Read More »

Fastest Growing Careers in Kansas City

  Looking for a new job in Kansas City? Thinking of relocating to the area and wondering what the fastest growing careers are? There’s good news. As of February 2018, the Kansas City unemployment rate was 3.5%; that’s lower than the national average of 4.1%. There are a lot of career opportunities in Kansas City,… Read More »

Make More Money with These 4 Hot Skills

  Whether you’re looking for your first job or your fifth, there are certain skills that today’s employers want to see in candidates. These skills tend to be transferable, extending beyond industries and impacting job seekers regardless of field, abilities, and experience. When you have them, they can offer you a competitive advantage, meaning more… Read More »

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 »