Posts Categorized: News

How to Attract the Best Talent

  Employees are an organization’s greatest asset. They are the boots on the ground, the driving-force behind your company’s success. So when you have an employment opportunity at your organization, you want to attract the best talent on the market. Considering that 69 percent of professionals wouldn’t take a job with a company that has… Read More »

How to Improve the Candidate Experience [Infographic]

As the job market continues to improve, talent is getting harder and harder to find. Employers, accustomed to driving the job market since the Great Recession, are being forced to change their mindset and figure out different ways to attract top talent. In this new candidate-driven market, employers need to focus on improving the candidate… Read More »

30th Anniversary Celebration

In 1986, Morgan Hunter was founded with the goal of personalizing an impersonal recruiting industry. Thirty years later, Morgan Hunter has become one of the largest, most recognized recruiting firms in Kansas City. Last week, we got together with friends, family, and clients at Boulevard Brewery to celebrate this amazing milestone! Thank you to everyone… Read More »

6 Qualities to Look for When Hiring Software Engineer Temps

  Even if your company has a skilled and innovative full-time IT team, there may be instances when you require outside help. Enter software engineer temps. Whether you need a star engineer to design a sophisticated new help desk application for your company, or a team of them to develop, test and maintain a suite… Read More »

4 Steps for Creating a Personal Brand

  Brands have traditionally been associated with large corporations, but with the proliferation of social media, most people now have their own personal brand, whether they know it or not. Your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media profiles have shaped your online personality, in effect creating your own personal brand. Once you start thinking… Read More »

Survey: Managers More Likely Than Subordinates to Participate in March Madness Office Pools

  You might not have to hide your bracket when your boss comes by your desk. A new survey by CareerBuilder found that managers are more likely to participate in office March Madness pools than professional staff and technical employees. The survey found that 27 percent of executives, directors and managers participate in March Madness office… Read More »

5 Business Books Everyone Should Read

Professional development is immeasurably important to your success. After 30 years in business and helping thousands of professionals find the next step in their career, we know that continual learning gives you an edge over those who choose to let their skills go stale. If you want to keep your skills sharp and learn something… Read More »

Morgan Hunter History: 1990 – Present

As the 1980’s came to a close, Morgan Hunter was continuing to grow and keep pace with an evolving job market. Recognizing a gap in the temporary staffing market, Morgan Hunter President Jerry Hellebusch created Signature Staffing in 1990. Established as a separate company, Signature Staffing focused exclusively on temporary placements. “At the time, most… Read More »

30th Anniversary: the Early Years of Morgan Hunter

In the fall of 1986, Jerry Hellebusch rented space in the Financial Plaza building at Metcalf Ave. and College Blvd., pushed 3 desks together and started making sales calls. Thirty years later, Morgan Hunter has become one of the largest, oldest, and most recognized recruiting firms in Kansas City. “We started off with three people,”… Read More »

21 Percent of Employees Vowing to Find New Job in the New Year

As the New Year kicks off, more than one in five employees have made finding a new job their New Year’s resolution according to a recent survey by CareerBuilder. Of those looking for a new job in 2016, 34 percent said they will accomplish this by regularly looking for a new job even though they… Read More »