Posts Tagged: Staffing agency

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 »

How to Motivate Temporary Employees

  When companies need extra help, many turn to temporary employees. Whether you require additional people during the holidays, or you need to expand your staff for a special project, temporary employees are the perfect solution. The problem? Some organizations find that temporary employees are not as engaged as their permanent staff. How can you,… 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 »

4 Things Recruiters Look for on Your Resume

  Finding a new job is a massive time commitment. You spend countless hours searching for the right position, going through the application process and writing cover letters. But if your resume isn’t up to par, your time could be wasted. “At Morgan Hunter, we see hundreds of resumes every week,” Morgan Johnson, Senior Recruiter… Read More »

5 Hottest Industries for Jobs in 2017

  Have you been holding off on changing jobs or industries? With over 5 million job openings, and unemployment under 5 percent, 2017 may be the best time to finally pull the trigger. CareerBuilder recently released its list of the best jobs for 2017. Their research is based on three factors: Average hourly pay is… Read More »

Employee Anniversary Spotlight: Carol Schmidt

  At Morgan Hunter, we’re lucky to have so many tenured recruiters. As our employees celebrate their Morgan Hunter anniversaries, we thought you’d like to get to know them a little better! Today Carol Schmidt, Director of our Human Resources and Administrative Divisions, is celebrating 20 years with Morgan Hunter.   How did you start… Read More »

28 Percent of Employers Do Not Conduct Background Checks of New Employees

  More than one in four employers don’t conduct background checks before they hire a candidate, according to a new survey by CareerBuilder. Considering a bad hire costs about $17,000, the relatively large number of employers who choose not to perform background checks is a bit surprising. “If an employee isn’t well-suited for the job… Read More »

Employee Anniversary Spotlight: Brian Price

  At Morgan Hunter, we’re lucky to have so many tenured recruiters. As our employees celebrate their Morgan Hunter anniversaries, we thought you’d like to get to know them a little better! Today Brian Price, a Director in our Sales, Marketing, & Advertising Division, is celebrating 8 years with Morgan Hunter.   When did you… Read More »

4 Tips for Managing Remote Employees

  Hiring remote employees has become increasingly popular in recent years. Employers are beginning to recognize the benefits of remote workers: lower overhead costs, wider pool of qualified candidates and lower turnover. But organizations with remote employees are still struggling with how to effectively manage those who work from home. If this sounds familiar, follow… Read More »