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 »

Understanding Generational Differences in the Workplace

Senior boss and employees during conference

  For the first time in history, there are more Millennials than Baby Boomers in the workplace. To effectively work together, it’s important that each generation understands the others. To do so, the Morgan Hunter team got together to discuss the values, desires, and motivations of each generation. Here’s what we discovered:   Identifying the… Read More »

How to Answer Awkward Interview Questions

  Interviews are stressful enough. However, when a hiring manager throws a curveball your way – in the form of an awkward interview question – the situation can go from uncomfortable to downright painful. How can you respond to these questions with poise and confidence? As one of Kansas City’s top employment agencies, Morgan Hunter… Read More »

6 Rules for Job Searching When You’re Currently Employed

  You know the best time to find a new job is when you’re currently employed. But how can you do that when you’re on the job 40 or 50 hours each week? Also, how do you keep your search secret from your boss and co-workers? Before you start looking for job leads and sending… Read More »

Receive a Counteroffer? Here’s What to Do

  You’ve been looking for a new job for a while. When you finally land an offer – and accept, you submit your resignation to your boss. But then they offer you more money or a better position if you stay. What should you do? Here are 6 tips to help you handle this stressful… Read More »

Proper Etiquette for Asking for a Job or Character Reference

  As one of the leading employment agencies in Kansas City, Morgan Hunter can tell you how you ask for a job or character reference is important. You need to ensure the person you’re asking would be a good source and is willing to recommend you. After all, what they say can be the difference between… Read More »

6 Reasons Why You Didn’t Get the Job

  The good news is you got called in for an interview. The bad news? You didn’t get the offer. As one of Kansas City’s top employment agencies, Morgan Hunter knows this can be an extremely disappointing experience. Nobody likes to be rejected, especially if it was a great job opportunity you thought you were a… Read More »

From Employee to Leader: 6 Tips for Getting a Promotion

  As one of Kansas City’s most experienced employment agencies, Morgan Hunter knows that getting a promotion isn’t as simple as doing your job. In today’s competitive workplace, you’ll need to take a proactive approach if you want to advance your career. Start by following these six tips: 1. Be on good terms with your boss. If… Read More »

How to Fix Common Hiring Mistakes

  As companies ramp up hiring and quality candidates become harder to find, organizations are more apt to make hiring mistakes. In fact, 95 percent of companies admit to making bad hires, according to research firm Brandon Hall Group. In should come as no surprise that a bad hire can cost your organization money and… Read More »

Want the Job? Don’t Make THESE Interview Mistakes

  Whether you’re an entry or executive level professional, interview jitters can get the best of you. And when they do, you’re apt to make a mistake. The good news is that if you know about the most common ones ahead of time, you can work toward avoiding them. Here are 6 job interview mistakes… Read More »