Posts Tagged: Morgan Hunter

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 »

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 »

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 »

Ask a Recruiter: Should Your Resume Be Written in 1st or 3rd Person?

  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 Andrea Johnson answers a question from job seeker James Cross.   Should your resume be written in 1st or 3rd person?   Andrea Johnson: Great question… Read More »

Why Employers Need to Speed Up Their Hiring Process

  Employers added 209,000 jobs in July. The unemployment rate is 4.3 percent, the lowest it’s been since 2001. And earnings are up 2.5 percent over the past year. The job market is roaring along — and there are no signs it will slow down. While this is great news for the economy, it also… Read More »

How to Effectively Handle Negative Publicity (So It Doesn’t Affect Your Recruiting)

  After United Airlines forcibly removed a passenger from an overbooked flight in April, shares of the company dropped as much as 6.3 percent. When allegations of sexual harassment were made against Uber, #DeleteUber started trending and their CEO was eventually forced to resign. Negative publicity not only has lasting consequences for your company, it… Read More »

Ask a Recruiter: Why Should I Work With a Recruiter?

  Every third Thursday of the month, we answer questions submitted to us from Kansas City area job seekers and employers. This week Senior Recruiter and Director of our Administrative Division Stephanie Smithmier answers a question from an anonymous job seeker who asked why they should work with a recruiter.   Though the recruiting industry is… Read More »

How to Use Your Network to Find a Job

  It’s not what you know, it’s who you know. That may be cliché, but it’s true. When it comes to finding a job, who you know matters. Consider this statistic from LinkedIn: 85 percent of all jobs are filled through networking. Taking advantage of your connections is one of the best things you can… Read More »