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 »

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 »

A look into a recruiter’s recipe for success

Jobseekers are recipe-less bakers, often left to figure out what a company is looking for, its culture and day-to-day expectations all on their own. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. From my experience as a recruiter, I’ve found there are many misconceptions about what recruiters can offer for candidates, and how the process typically works. … Read More »

Q&A: TeamKC gives us a look inside the local job market

The back-and-forth of the pandemic hiring market has made it more confusing than ever for both jobseekers and employers. For a clearer perspective, Morgan Hunter Sales, Marketing & Operations director Brian Price asked Team KC with the Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC) how our local workforce is faring right now.… Read More »