Posts Categorized: News

Kansas City Makes it Illegal for Employers to Ask About Salary History

  Later this year, it will be illegal for employers in Kansas City, Missouri to ask job candidates about their salary histories. The new ordinance, effective Oct. 31, aims to eliminate the gender pay gap. Proponents of the new measure say that when employers rely on salary histories to set salaries for new employees, it… 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… Read More »

Employers Plan to Increase Utilization of Staffing Firms in Next 5 Years

  Employers are struggling to find qualified candidates for their open positions, and many are turning to staffing firms for help. According to a survey by CareerBuilder, 54 percent of employers plan to increase their use of staffing firms in the next five years. “Even with new technologies pushing industry evolution, staffing firms will continue… Read More »

4 Blogs Every Administrative Professional Should Follow

  If you want to have a successful career as an Administrative Assistant, you need to continually develop your skills. But the heavy workloads and demanding schedules of the modern administrative professional makes it difficult to find time for professional development. So, what can you do? Blogs geared toward administrative professionals are a great solution.… Read More »

How Long is Too Long to Wait for the Right Hire?

  Hiring is one of the most important functions at your company. So when you find the right-fit candidate for a role, you want them on board, making an impact, as quickly as possible. But what if that individual won’t commit right away? They have the experience, the qualifications, and the personality…and yet, they’re undecided… Read More »

5 of the Best Free Marketing Tools

  If you work for a start-up or small business, your marketing budget is probably pretty small. Yet you still need a few powerful tools to effectively market your product or service. Luckily there are many free marketing tools that can make a big impact on your business. Here are 5 of the best free… Read More »

How to Write a Resignation Letter

  You worked with Morgan Hunter and found a new job. Congratulations! Your hard work, interview preparation, and countless applications have finally paid off. You’re ready and excited for your new role — everything is falling into place. But first, you need to quit your current job. Part of that is writing a resignation letter.… Read More »

Should Your Resume Be Written in 1st or 3rd Person?

  Before you sit down to write your resume, there’s one crucial question you need to answer first: should my resume be written in first or third person? Your resume should never be written in third person. Use first person but leave out the pronoun “I.” For example, if you’re an administrative assistant, instead of… Read More »

4 Podcasts Every Marketing Professional Should Listen To

  As a marketing professional, part of your job is staying on top of current industry trends. But with heavy workloads, tight deadlines and (hopefully) a personal life, it’s hard to find time to learn every emerging trend is the ever-changing marketing world. Podcasts are a wonderful solution. You can listen to them during your… Read More »

4 Awesome Apps for Administrative Professionals

  Administrative professionals are expected to wear a lot of hats in the workplace. From scheduling meetings to planning travel — even managing social media accounts — it can be tough to keep everything organized. The good news is, there are multiple apps that can help you better manage your responsibilities. Here’s a look at 4… Read More »