Posts Categorized: News

How to Avoid the Costly Mistake 74 Percent of Employers Are Making

  There’s an error nearly three in four employers are making that costs companies an average of $14,900: hiring the wrong person. According to a recent survey, 74 percent of employers say a bad hire has not only cost their company money, it lowered productivity and compromised the quality of their work. While you cannot… Read More »

4 Career Resolutions You Should Make for 2018

  Every year, you vow to hit the gym more, drop that bad habit, or finally book that trip you’ve been longing to take. But how often do you make career resolutions for the new year? Maybe you’ve been pining for a new job, or that big promotion. Or maybe you’d just like to enhance… Read More »

Ask a Recruiter: What are some low-cost or no-cost benefits employers like myself can offer their employees?

  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 Administrative Division Morgan Johnson answers a question from an anonymous employer.   What are some low-cost or no-cost benefits employers like myself can offer their employees?   Morgan… Read More »

Yes, Unintentional Bias Exist When Hiring. Here’s How You Can Fix It

  Most people don’t think they’re biased when it comes to hiring. However, research shows otherwise. As Kansas City recruiters, Morgan Hunter knows that in most cases, it’s unintentional. Unconscious or not, it can still impact the effectiveness of your hiring process, the quality of your new hires, and the diversity of your staff. The good… Read More »

Our Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

  With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we thought we’d share some of our Morgan Hunter family’s favorite turkey day recipes. Check out the recipes below to find some Thanksgiving favorites along with some non-traditional dishes from the Morgan Hunter team.   Main Dishes   Turkey Dumpling Soup from Kathryn Zahn, Staffing Specialist at MHED … Read More »

5 Big Benefits of Hiring Veterans

  This Veterans Day, let us not forget the men and women who have sacrificed so much for us by serving in our Armed Forces. Many come home to find an unforgiving job market, searching for work only to find few opportunities available. Could your business use a hard-working, extremely motivated employee? Hire a veteran.… 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 »

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 »