When Great Isn’t Good Enough: 8 Ways to Advance Your Professional Career in 2017

  As one of Kansas City’s leading employment agencies, Morgan Hunter knows that in today’s market, being qualified for a position doesn’t guarantee you the job. Nowadays, companies weigh many factors beyond what a candidate looks like on paper. They want to know they’re hiring people who are motivated, proactive and passionate – and who… Read More »

Facing the Facts: 6 Reasons You Can’t Land a Great Professional Job

  As one of Kansas City’s top employment agencies, Morgan Hunter knows finding a new job can be a challenge for even the most experienced professional. However, if you’ve spent month after month searching, without even an interview, then it’s time to face facts: Something you’re doing isn’t working. To get to the root cause… Read More »

10 Skills in High Demand in the Kansas City Region

  As one of the leading employment agencies in Kansas City, Morgan Hunter knows when it comes to getting hired for your next job, it’s important to have the right education and experience. However, today’s employers look far beyond credentials for high demand skills they know will help a candidate succeed once on the job.… Read More »

Looking to Move Your Career Into a New Industry? Here are 5 Things to Keep in Mind

  Interested in changing industries, but too overwhelmed with the associated challenges to really make it happen? Sure, as one of the leading Kansas City employment agencies, Morgan Hunter knows switching industries isn’t going to be easy. But career success never is. So if you truly want to make a change, but just don’t know where to start,… 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 Steps for Creating a Personal Brand

  Brands have traditionally been associated with large corporations, but with the proliferation of social media, most people now have their own personal brand, whether they know it or not. Your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media profiles have shaped your online personality, in effect creating your own personal brand. Once you start thinking… Read More »

5 Resume Essentials for Job Search Success

  You’re ready to search for a great new opportunity. You’ve worked your way up the ranks, have plenty of experience, and want to spread your wings. The trouble is, you haven’t even looked at your resume since 2007. You know it’s the mission-critical document that will help you get your foot in the door at… 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 »

Get the Most from a Kansas City Career Fair

Career fairs can seem more like cattle calls for candidates. However, as one of the leading Kansas City employment agencies, Morgan Hunter knows if you take the right approach, you can stand out and get noticed by hiring managers. Here are 6 tips to help you get the most from your next Kansas City career fair: Tip #1. Do… Read More »

Survey: Managers More Likely Than Subordinates to Participate in March Madness Office Pools

  You might not have to hide your bracket when your boss comes by your desk. A new survey by CareerBuilder found that managers are more likely to participate in office March Madness pools than professional staff and technical employees. The survey found that 27 percent of executives, directors and managers participate in March Madness office… Read More »