How to Write an Amazing Resume

A resume is perhaps the most important part of your job search. It’s what initially attracts the attention of a hiring manager, communicates your value to potential employers, and can lead to landing an interview. We’ve seen thousands of resumes throughout our more than 30 years in the recruiting industry — so we know what… Read More »

5 Tips On How To Spark Creativity In The Workplace

Being creative in the workplace is vital to success. Not only can it improve innovation and build morale, but it can also lead your staff to uncover new and better ways to handle work. To help you leverage the power of it in the workplace, here are a few tips from the Kansas City marketing… Read More »

Stop Dreading Mondays When You Don’t Like Your Job

Dread Mondays? You’re certainly not alone. In fact, many employees are in the same boat as you. The question is: should you work to make things better or move onto a different opportunity? Here are four tips to help you as you’re making your decision: Tip #1: Do something different outside. If you don’t regularly… Read More »

You Can Improve Your Relationship With Your Boss Using These 4 Steps

You have a lot of relationships in your life. But did you know that one of the most important is with your boss? It not only has a big impact on future promotions, but also the quality of the references you’ll get when you’re ready to move on. So if you don’t have the best… Read More »

How To Talk to the Employee Who Knows Everything

Have an employee who thinks they know everything? Their answers are always right. They dismiss the opinions of others. And they don’t want to collaborate because their way is the only way. If this sounds familiar, it can be difficult to deal with, especially when you need this person to be open to feedback and… Read More »

What Should You Say When Asking for a Promotion?

You show up on time, work hard, and go above and beyond each day. Clearly, you deserve a promotion. But how do you ask for one? It’s not as simple as you might think. In fact, there’s some homework you’ll have to do ahead of time to make the case to your boss. Here’s what… Read More »

9 Skills You Need to Join the Marketing World

Marketing is a competitive industry. To break into it and get a job in Kansas City, you need to have the right skills. And that goes beyond being a prolific poster to your Facebook feed. Instead, you need to acquire a few of the following 9 skills to give yourself the best chance of getting… Read More »

How Does a Manager Bring a Shy Employee Out of Their Shell?

If your team is like most, it has many different personalities on it. There’s the creative, the natural-born salesperson, the stickler for rules, the free spirit and, of course, the shy one. When it comes to the latter, they can be especially tough to manage since half the time you aren’t even sure what they’re… Read More »

5 Soft Skills Every IT Professional Needs in 2019

As an IT professional, you’re in demand. There are many more job openings than there are workers to fill them. However, that’s not to say you can sit back and relax. Instead, if you want to stay a step ahead of your peers, you should always be learning and growing. And while it’s important to… Read More »

4 Most In-Demand Marketing Skills in 2019

  Employers are in desperate need of skilled marketing professionals. According to the 2019 Marketing Talent Crunch Survey by Spear Marketing, 90 percent of employers say it’s difficult to find marketing talent, and 89 percent said their marketing department is understaffed. It’s not that there is a shortage of marketing professionals. The problem is, these… Read More »