Posts Tagged: hiring

How to Write a Job Description

  One of the biggest challenges for employers is finding quality candidates to fill their open positions. If you can relate, there’s something you can do to entice top talent to apply for your openings: write better job descriptions. Your job description should clearly explain what you expect from applicants but should also actively sell… Read More »

Want to Win the 2019 Talent War? Try Offering These Unique Benefits

  Competition for talent in 2019 has been intense — and there’s no indication that it will get any easier. That was the overriding theme of last week’s Team KC Training Camp, an annual talent leadership summit sponsored by Morgan Hunter. Much of the program focused on steps companies should take if they hope to… Read More »

5 Career Resolutions You Should Make for 2019

  Every year, you vow to hit the gym more, drop that bad habit, or finally book that trip you’ve been longing to take. But how often do you make career resolutions for the New Year? Maybe you’ve been pining for a new job, or that big promotion. Or maybe you’d just like to enhance… Read More »

Differences Between Corporate Recruiters and Agency Recruiters

  In the recruiting world, there are two different types of recruiters: Corporate Recruiters and Agency Recruiters. Corporate Recruiters are employed by a company to find candidates for their open positions. Agency Recruiters are employed by a staffing agency. When a company needs to fill a position, they partner with a staffing agency to find… Read More »

5 Benefits of Hiring Veterans

  On Veterans Day, we take time to honor those who served in our armed forces. But many come home to find an unforgiving job market, searching for work only to find few opportunities available. Could your business use a hard-working, extremely motivated employee? Hire a veteran. There are multiple benefits to hiring a veteran… Read More »

Want to Hire the Best? You Need to Make These Changes Now

  In today’s hiring landscape, job seekers are in control — and many employers are struggling to adapt. According to a recent survey, 60 percent of employers are taking longer to fill vacant positions than they did last year due to the current hiring environment. “The survey results confirm a significant shift of power from employers… 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 »

How to Tell if a Candidate Will Be a Good Fit for Your Team

  You likely know an effective hiring process is an essential component of every successful organization. But did you also know there’s an easy way for you to hone in on the best candidates for your team during the process? It’s called the Big Five – and it’s the gold standard of personality models. According to the… Read More »

Interview Questions to Evaluate a Candidate’s Initiative and Drive

  All companies want to hire an employee that will be successful in the position, but figuring out a candidate’s drive isn’t always an easy task. As a leading Overland Park staffing services firm, Morgan Hunter knows candidates can present a very different image of who they truly are in a job interview. How do you… Read More »

How to Write a Cover Letter

  For some job seekers, writing a cover letter is a pointless endeavor. But it’s actually one of the most important aspects of any job search. Cover letters are the first thing that many hiring managers see. It can create a positive first impression that encourages someone to read your resume, or it can eliminate… Read More »