Posts Categorized: IT Staffing & Management Tips

How to Help Top IT Talent Succeed

  At 2.2 years, Facebook has what’s considered a “long” retention rate for new hires. Google isn’t far behind with 1.9 years and Apple with 1.85 years. It’s an unfortunate reality of the industry that often the best tech professionals are the ones who are always searching for new and different opportunities. So if these… Read More »

7 Tips to Help You Hire Top IT Talent in the Kansas City Area

  Are you struggling to find the right caliber of IT talent? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, according to, the tech industry unemployment rate hovered between 2.1% and 2.9% in 2016. That’s great news for IT candidates and tech professionals; not so much for employers. (And if you’re wondering what the hardest… Read More »

8 Hot Tech Skills in High Demand in the Kansas City Market

  If you work in a Kansas City IT job, you know it’s important to constantly be adding to your arsenal of skills. So what are some of the highest demand skills you need to know in 2017? Here’s a look at 8 hot tech skills: #1: Big data / business analytics When the collection of data… Read More »

How to Land the Elusive (and Coveted) Tech Candidates

  You’ve probably noticed: The best technical talent is in demand. While the national unemployment rate hovers around 5%, in the technology sector, it’s less than half that – just 2 percent of tech candidates are unemployed and actively looking for a new job. The good news is that many passive candidates – those who… Read More »

5 Signs of a Top Technical Recruiting Firm

  When it comes to recruiting firms, there are plenty out there to choose from. But not all are created equal. So if you’re looking for a recruiting firm with experience in the tech industry, how can you ensure they’re the best? Look for these 5 signs: Sign #1: They have industry experience. Working with… Read More »

10 Practice Interview Questions for Software Engineers

  Software Engineers, just like every other job seeker, need to prepare and practice answers to common interview questions. The problem is, interview questions for software engineers are anything but common. Sure, they will ask you what your strengths and weaknesses are, about a time you had to deal with a difficult coworker, and other… Read More »

How to Get IT Talent to Fall in Love with Your Company Culture

Looking for a programmer, software engineer, or any other IT professional? Good luck. So, it seems, are most companies today. As a result, competition is fierce and it can seem downright impossible to find top technical talent. But, as one of the leading IT recruiting agencies in Kansas City, Morgan Hunter knows one key to recruiting success is getting… Read More »

Hot IT Skills to Hire for in 2016

IT skills are in demand. It’s no surprise. But what are the hot skills to be on the lookout for in 2016 when you’re hiring? According to Computerworld’s Forecast 2016 survey, here are the 10 top skills: 1. IT architecture New to the list this year. 2. Programming/application development 40% of respondents with hiring plans… Read More »