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How Long is Too Long to Wait for the Right Hire?

  Hiring is one of the most important functions at your company. So when you find the right-fit candidate for a role, you want them on board, making an impact, as quickly as possible. But what if that individual won’t commit right away? They have the experience, the qualifications, and the personality…and yet, they’re undecided… Read More »

5 of the Best Free Marketing Tools

  If you work for a start-up or small business, your marketing budget is probably pretty small. Yet you still need a few powerful tools to effectively market your product or service. Luckily there are many free marketing tools that can make a big impact on your business. Here are 5 of the best free… Read More »

How to Write a Resignation Letter

  You worked with Morgan Hunter and found a new job. Congratulations! Your hard work, interview preparation, and countless applications have finally paid off. You’re ready and excited for your new role — everything is falling into place. But first, you need to quit your current job. Part of that is writing a resignation letter.… Read More »

Keys to Success: Become The Best IT Professional in the Office

  Being the best professional in the office has many advantages. If you’re looking to get promoted, it puts you in a strong position to negotiate. If you plan to launch a search for tech jobs in Kansas City in the near future, it makes you more marketable. And if you’re concerned about job security,… Read More »

Want to Win the 2019 Talent War? Try Offering These Unique Benefits

  Competition for talent in 2019 has been intense — and there’s no indication that it will get any easier. That was the overriding theme of last week’s Team KC Training Camp, an annual talent leadership summit sponsored by Morgan Hunter. Much of the program focused on steps companies should take if they hope to… Read More »

Simple Marketing Tips to Make You Stand Out to Candidates

  With a national unemployment rate hovering slightly above 4% – and Kansas City’s just below – today’s top talent have their pick of job opportunities. Therefore, if you want to appeal to them, you need to stand out. But that can feel like a tall order to fill when you’re busy with so many… Read More »

Should Your Resume Be Written in 1st or 3rd Person?

  Before you sit down to write your resume, there’s one crucial question you need to answer first: should my resume be written in first or third person? Your resume should never be written in third person. Use first person but leave out the pronoun “I.” For example, if you’re an administrative assistant, instead of… Read More »

Easy Resume Mistakes That Could Be Hurting Your Job Chances

  Is your resume ending up in an internet black hole? It could due to a few simple mistakes you’re making on it. With hundreds of applications being submitted for most jobs in Kansas City, even a seemingly subtle slip-up can cost you the call for an interview. Don’t let that happen. Instead, here’s a… Read More »

How to Interview for Leadership Skills

  Whether it’s a mid-level manager or your organization’s next CFO, the leader you hire for your team can have a significant impact on company success. But leadership skills and abilities can be notoriously hard to screen for. After all, so many of them are intangible. Not only that, but high-level candidates are savvy at… Read More »