In annual salary guide, Morgan Hunter reports up to 30 percent pay increase for entry-level employees

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Kansas City, Mo. — In its annually published salary guide, local employment agency Morgan Hunter has reported significant salary upticks for employees in Kansas City following the Great Resignation, including up to a 30% increase in various industries. The average reported increase across all reported roles was 6.41%.  … Read More »

The rules of the road: navigating a candidate-driven job market for both employers and job seekers

Unlike the streets of downtown Kansas City, roadblocks and detours to the perfect role are a thing of the past for many job candidates (well… somewhat). Essentially, today there are more jobs available than candidates applying for them. So, it’s important that we arm both candidates and employers with the information they need to be successful in their next search.… Read More »

Tips for negotiating your next job offer

It’s exciting to take on a new role but things can quickly become stressful when it comes time for negotiations. Many candidates are afraid asking for a higher salary or better employee perks will lose them the offer they worked so hard to receive in the first place. The reality of it is most companies expect you to negotiate your job offer in some capacity.… Read More »

Three 2021 job market trends that could stay around for a while

Our team of experienced recruiters have witnessed the ebbs and flows of the Midwest’s job market for more than 35 years and worked to help local businesses and candidates navigate the changes that 2021 brought. Here are three of the biggest trends we saw last year, and what they could mean for the 2022 job market.   … Read More »

35 years in the making: Q&A with Morgan Hunter CEO Jerry Hellebusch

In honor of our anniversary, we sat down with founder Jerry Hellebusch to look back over the last 35 years, hear the story behind the name, review Morgan Hunter’s growth over the years and to take in some of Jerry’s most valuable advice.… Read More »

Making the move: tips for relocating for a job in Kansas City

With more than a decade of experience as a recruiter in Kansas City, our own Dan Hilboldt has found the process of finding a job in a new city is much easier with the help of someone who lives and works in that area already. He shares tips for navigating the job market in a new city and why specifically Kansas City is such a jobseeker’s destination.… Read More »

Surviving your first day: Tips for first time substitute teachers

Properly preparing for your first substitute teaching day is critical to having a successful experience. If you’re a fist-time substitute teacher, follow this helpful advice to mitigate any problems and ensure you have a positive first day.… Read More »

Comparing today’s housing and job markets: How to navigate a candidate’s market to get the talent you need

A good home sells quickly, and so does a well qualified job candidate. Morgan Hunter recruiters and talent experts Adam Loewen and Harry Brewer give their advice for landing top talent in this competitive market.… Read More »