Posts Tagged: hiring

Majority of Employers Say Something on Social Media Caused Them to Not Hire a Candidate

  Would you want potential employers to see everything you’ve ever posted on social media? If the answer is no, you better start cleaning up your online profiles fast — especially if you’re looking for a new job. According to a recent survey by CareerBuilder, a whopping 70 percent of employers use social media to… Read More »

How to Tell if a Candidate Will Be a Good Fit for Your Team

  You likely know an effective hiring process is an essential component of every successful organization. But did you also know there’s an easy way for you to hone in on the best candidates for your team during the process? It’s called the Big Five – and it’s the gold standard of personality models. According to the… Read More »

Interview Questions to Evaluate a Candidate’s Initiative and Drive

  All companies want to hire an employee that will be successful in the position, but figuring out a candidate’s drive isn’t always an easy task. As a leading Overland Park staffing services firm, Morgan Hunter knows candidates can present a very different image of who they truly are in a job interview. How do you… Read More »

How to Write a Cover Letter

  For some job seekers, writing a cover letter is a pointless endeavor. But it’s actually one of the most important aspects of any job search. Cover letters are the first thing that many hiring managers see. It can create a positive first impression that encourages someone to read your resume, or it can eliminate… Read More »

4 Stats to Help You Reevaluate Your Recruitment Strategy

  The hiring landscape has changed dramatically in recent years. Low unemployment and a lack of skilled workers has accelerated competition for talent. As you try to find high-performing professionals for your open positions, it may be time to reevaluate your recruitment strategy. Luckily, LinkedIn just released a report that offers compelling statistics that can… Read More »

Reduce Your Time-to-Hire to Save Money and Land Better Candidates

  Competition for talent is at an all-time high, and companies are struggling to find quality candidates to fill their positions. Consider this: For the first time in 20 years, the number of job openings exceeds the number of unemployed Americans. That means there are more available jobs than there are people to fill them!… Read More »

How to Develop a Successful Incentive Program

  Many Human Resource professional — and the organizations they serve — struggle to motivate their employees. How do you encourage your staff to reach peak performance? For some, the answer is an incentive program. Employers nationwide spend over $100 billion a year on incentive programs. But is their money being put to good use?… Read More »

Employee Spotlight: Adam Loewen

  Every two weeks, we highlight one of our amazing recruiters so you can get to know the Morgan Hunter team a little bit better. This week we spoke with the Adam Loewen, Director of our Information Technology Division!   What did you do before you were a recruiter with Morgan Hunter? I had an… Read More »

What Job Seekers Expect in 2018

  What do job seekers want? It’s a question employers should be asking in 2018 if they want to land the best and brightest for their open positions. Finding talent has never been tougher. There are more opportunities for job seekers than there have been in the past decade, and companies will have to work… 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 »