Posts Tagged: Staffing Kansas City

Employee Spotlight: Brad Lewis

  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 Brad Lewis, Senior Recruiter in our Information Technology Division!   What did you do before you were a recruiter with Morgan Hunter? I was a… Read More »

Interview and Body Language Mistakes That Can Cost You the Job

  Almost half of employers (49 percent) know if a candidate is a good fit for the job within the first five minutes of an interview. That’s according to a new survey by CareerBuilder that asked employers about the most memorable interview mistakes candidates have made.  These employers had plenty to say about the sometimes… Read More »

44% of Employers Plan to Hire in 2018

  When it comes to hiring and retaining talent, employers should prepare for a challenging 2018. On one hand, 44 percent of companies plan to hire full-time employees and 51 percent will hire temporary employees in the New Year. On the other hand, 45 percent of HR managers have jobs they cannot fill, citing the… Read More »

Outdated Job Search Advice to Avoid

  When you’re looking for a job, you take all the advice you can get. But is all advice created equal? Advances in technology have transformed the application and hiring processes, and some of the job search advice you receive could be wildly outdated. Here are some job search tips that no longer apply in… Read More »

How to Hire Top Talent in Kansas City in 2018

  As Kansas City staffing experts, Morgan Hunter knows the success of your business in 2018 – and beyond – hinges on the people you employ. So if you know you’re adding to your staff in the year ahead, it’s vital to take a thoughtful approach to the hiring process. What should you be doing… 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 »

10 Odd Interview Questions & How to Answer Them

  If an interviewer asks where you see yourself in five years, chances are they’ll get a prepared response. While a common interview question like this gives employers vital information about a candidate, many interviewers are relying on uncommon questions to test a candidate’s ability to think on their feet. For more insight into the… 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 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 »

6 Tips for Motivating Lazy Employees

  Do you have an employee who strolls in at 8:47 everyday instead of 8:30; has a reputation as a clock-watcher; has been known to take two-hour lunch breaks; and is just slow and uninspired in everything they do? If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Many businesses have at least one less-than-motivated employee that… Read More »