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Celebrating 32 Years: The History of Morgan Hunter

  In the fall of 1986, Morgan Hunter President Jerry Hellebusch rented space in the Financial Plaza building at Metcalf Ave. and College Blvd., pushed 3 desks together and started making sales calls. When Morgan Hunter was founded, the company saw an opportunity to improve upon a tired business model that too many recruiting firms… 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 »

6 Tips for Transitioning Your Career into a New Sector

  Looking for more than just a new job, but a different career entirely? Morgan Hunter can help. As experienced recruiters in Kansas City, we work with organizations all over the area and understand how career changers like you can get the attention of hiring managers. To help you get started, here are a few tips… Read More »

4 Stats to Help You Reevaluate Your Recruitment Strategy

  The hiring landscape has changed dramatically in recent years. Low unemployment and a lack of skilled workers has accelerated competition for talent. As you try to find high-performing professionals for your open positions, it may be time to reevaluate your recruitment strategy. Luckily, LinkedIn just released a report that offers compelling statistics that can… Read More »

Common Job-Seeking Mistakes Recent College Graduates Make

  If you just graduated from college and are preparing to enter the workforce, consider yourself lucky. According to a recent survey, 80 percent of employers plan to hire recent college graduates, up from 74 percent last year. With job prospects brighter than they’ve been in more than a decade, it should be easy to… Read More »

7 Jobs Popular with Millennials

    Millennials entered the workforce at an interesting time. The Great Recession made finding a job next to impossible, and the internet was transforming the way people do business. Despite the hurdles they had to overcome, many Millennials were able to start meaningful careers. SmartAssest, a personal finance technology company, looked at data from… Read More »

44% of Employers Plan to Hire in 2018

  When it comes to hiring and retaining talent, employers should prepare for a challenging 2018. On one hand, 44 percent of companies plan to hire full-time employees and 51 percent will hire temporary employees in the New Year. On the other hand, 45 percent of HR managers have jobs they cannot fill, citing the… Read More »

Having Trouble Writing Your Resume? This New Microsoft Word Feature from LinkedIn Can Help

  Writing your resume can be a real chore. With stiff competition for jobs and the desire to stand out from other applicants, there’s a lot of pressure to create a flawless resume. If you’re having trouble, Microsoft and LinkedIn have a new tool that could help: Resume Assistant. Available for Microsoft 365 subscribers, Resume… Read More »

Insights into the Sales Professional: Hiring and Training Trends, Part 2

  David M. Madeo, President of Tilli LLC, and Certified Sales Coach and Trainer, recently sat down with Geoff Farwell, Morgan Hunter Senior Recruiter in the Sales & Marketing division, to discuss hiring and training trends in the sales industry in Part 2 of this Q&A series. Dave: I have thousands of hours of coaching… Read More »