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 »

35 years in the making: Q&A with Morgan Hunter CEO Jerry Hellebusch

In honor of our anniversary, we sat down with founder Jerry Hellebusch to look back over the last 35 years, hear the story behind the name, review Morgan Hunter’s growth over the years and to take in some of Jerry’s most valuable advice.… Read More »

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER SHORTAGE REVEALS GROWING NEED FOR PARAPROFESSIONALS

When we think of the people responsible for educating our children, we typically think of teachers. But there is another unsung hero in America’s classrooms whose job is just as important as a teacher’s — the paraprofessional. Like those who lead the classroom, paraprofessionals require a substitute in their absence. Paraprofessionals, also known as paras,… Read More »

Chalk up a win with staffing firm services

Chalk up a win for staffing firms

You have a stellar in-house HR department. They’ve handled plenty of hiring over the years. So, why would you need a recruitment agency to help with staffing needs? Let’s go with a baseball analogy: A team’s pitching staff is full of specialists—starting pitchers, long relief pitchers, short relief pitchers, set-up pitchers and closers. While a… Read More »

Local companies finding new ways to use temporary workers during health crisis

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With local businesses facing a wildly volatile and uncertain job market during this time of pandemic, several area employers are finding innovative ways to use contract and temporary workers to keep their business moving forward.… Read More »

Brian Price Interviewed for KU Edwards Campus Career Blog

Director Brian Price recently spoke with Laura Williams, answering some of the most “perplexing” salary-negotiation questions for employers and job seekers on the KU Edwards Blog. Among the topics discussed were: Tips for negotiating your job salary Why it’s important for employers to know current salary ranges in Kansas City Positions trending through the next… Read More »