Outdated Job Search Advice to Avoid

  When you’re looking for a job, you take all the advice you can get. But is all advice created equal? Advances in technology have transformed the application and hiring processes, and some of the job search advice you receive could be wildly outdated. Here are some job search tips that no longer apply in… Read More »

Ask a Recruiter: What are some low-cost or no-cost benefits employers like myself can offer their employees?

  Every third Thursday of the month, we answer questions submitted to us from Kansas City area job seekers and employers. This week, Senior Recruiter in our Administrative Division Morgan Johnson answers a question from an anonymous employer.   What are some low-cost or no-cost benefits employers like myself can offer their employees?   Morgan… Read More »

Our Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

  With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we thought we’d share some of our Morgan Hunter family’s favorite turkey day recipes. Check out the recipes below to find some Thanksgiving favorites along with some non-traditional dishes from the Morgan Hunter team.   Main Dishes   Turkey Dumpling Soup from Kathryn Zahn, Staffing Specialist at MHED … Read More »

How to Motivate Temporary Employees

  When companies need extra help, many turn to temporary employees. Whether you require additional people during the holidays, or you need to expand your staff for a special project, temporary employees are the perfect solution. The problem? Some organizations find that temporary employees are not as engaged as their permanent staff. How can you,… Read More »

Ask a Recruiter: How soon can I leave a job?

  Every third Thursday of the month, we answer questions submitted to us from Kansas City area job seekers and employers. This week, Senior Recruiter in our Information Technology Division Josh Mugge answers a question from an anonymous job seeker.   How soon can I leave a job without it looking bad on my resume?… Read More »

How to Manage a Team with Conflicting Personalities

  The American Management Association once surveyed 250 executives and managers and found that they spend approximately 24 percent of their time dealing with conflicts. That’s a huge investment of time — which equals a huge amount of payroll dollars being wasted! Let’s not forget the potential effects of conflict on retention and turnover. Poorly… Read More »

2 Methods for Qualifying a Sales Lead

Don’t waste your time on a prospect that will never pan out Sales is all about relationships. So why waste time cultivating a relationship with a prospect that will never become a customer? That’s why qualifying your leads is so important. Lead qualification is the act of determining if a prospect is worth the time… Read More »

4 Soft Skills Employers Want in a New Hire

  Your resume contains information about your education and experience, but does it talk enough about your soft skills? If not, it should. An overwhelming majority of employers — 77 percent — think that soft skills are as important as hard skills, according to a CareerBuilder survey. And when evaluating job candidates, they are giving… Read More »