Posts Categorized: Job Seekers

5 Simple Job Search Mistakes to Avoid

  Looking for a new position can certainly be daunting. But is the employment market really that tight? In reality, there are plenty of jobs in Kansas City out there, with employers waiting for the right candidate to come along. To put yourself in the running, make sure you take the right approach with your… Read More »

How to Quantify Accomplishments When You Don’t Have Much Experience

  When it comes to your resume, one of the best ways to make it stand out is by quantifying your accomplishments. This simply means assigning numbers – like amounts, dollars, and percentages – to your achievements. But what if you haven’t been in your career for a long time and therefore don’t have a… Read More »

Majority of Employers Say Something on Social Media Caused Them to Not Hire a Candidate

  Would you want potential employers to see everything you’ve ever posted on social media? If the answer is no, you better start cleaning up your online profiles fast — especially if you’re looking for a new job. According to a recent survey by CareerBuilder, a whopping 70 percent of employers use social media to… Read More »

How to “Sell” During Your Job Interview

    You’ve heard you need to sell yourself – and your background and experience – during a job interview. But what exactly does that mean? And if you don’t have any sales skills, how exactly do you go about doing that? As one of Kansas City’s top employment agencies, Morgan Hunter has the answers… Read More »

7 LinkedIn Groups for Sales and Marketing Professionals to Join

  The best way to leverage the power of LinkedIn? Beyond creating a killer profile, you need to get active on it. When you are, you can take advantage of a variety of key benefits in your career. These include: You can network with more professionals in the sales and marketing field, expanding your database… Read More »

Should You Stay or Should You Go? How to Decide When It’s Time to Move On

  The local tech industry has continued to boom with little indication that it will slow down any time soon. That means more tech job opportunities in the Kansas City area for you. But if you’re looking to advance in your career and move onto a more senior role, how exactly can you do that?… Read More »

How to Write a Cover Letter

  For some job seekers, writing a cover letter is a pointless endeavor. But it’s actually one of the most important aspects of any job search. Cover letters are the first thing that many hiring managers see. It can create a positive first impression that encourages someone to read your resume, or it can eliminate… Read More »

What Happens to Your Resume After You Apply for a Job?

  You spend hours seeking out job leads, crafting the perfect resume, and proofreading it again and again. Then you submit it…only to wait, wait and wait some more. What gives – and what exactly happens to your resume after you hit the “send” button? Your resume is screened. As experienced Kansas City recruiters, Morgan… Read More »