Posts Tagged: job search

How Soon Can You Leave a Job?

  When you accepted your new job, it seemed like the perfect fit. But after a few months, you realize it’s just not for you. Even though you just started, you’re already thinking about jumping ship — but you don’t want it to look bad on your resume. It’s a question many professionals have asked:… Read More »

Applying But Not Getting An Interview? Here’s What to Do

  It’s a common problem for many people. You submit multiple applications but never hear anything back. You’re qualified and have the right experience, but for whatever reason, you’re not getting anywhere. Don’t lose hope. There are a few simple things you can do to improve your chance of getting an interview. Revamp Your Resume… 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 »

Having Trouble Writing Your Resume? This New Microsoft Word Feature from LinkedIn Can Help

  Writing your resume can be a real chore. With stiff competition for jobs and the desire to stand out from other applicants, there’s a lot of pressure to create a flawless resume. If you’re having trouble, Microsoft and LinkedIn have a new tool that could help: Resume Assistant. Available for Microsoft 365 subscribers, Resume… Read More »

Infographic: Make Sure Your Social Media is Employer Ready

This infographic was created by  Stevenson University Online Other articles you may be interested in: More Employers Than Ever Using Social Media to Screen Candidates Don’t Let LinkedIn Mistakes Cost You Opportunities   Ready to Find a New Job? Call the team at Morgan Hunter. As one of Kansas City’s most trusted employment agencies, we spend… Read More »

How to Use Your Network to Find a Job

  It’s not what you know, it’s who you know. That may be cliché, but it’s true. When it comes to finding a job, who you know matters. Consider this statistic from LinkedIn: 85 percent of all jobs are filled through networking. Taking advantage of your connections is one of the best things you can… Read More »

How to Quit Your Job the Right Way

  You may have fantasies about quitting your job, imagining yourself telling your boss off and leaving the organization in shambles without you. But before you do anything drastic, consider the consequences: you could burn bridges and damage your chances at employment in the future. You never know when you will run into former coworkers… Read More »

5 Tips for Getting Back to Work After a Vacation

  Coming back to work after a vacation can be a soul-crushing experience. One minute you’re enjoying sun and fun, only to return to a mountain of real-world responsibilities and obligations. As a recent survey suggested, more employees will be taking vacations this summer, so there’s a good chance many of us will be experiencing… Read More »

How to Use Social Media to Research a Company’s Culture

  You want to be happy where you work. And while a competitive salary, good health insurance, and a great company match on your retirement plan are all important, the biggest factor for job satisfaction is company culture. To be truly happy at work, you need to determine if a company’s culture is right for… Read More »

5 Job Search Tips While You’re Currently Employed

  Looking for a new job while you’re still employed has its pros and cons. On one hand, currently employed candidates are more desirable to recruiters and hiring managers because they are perceived as more “in-demand.” Plus, job searching is much less stressful when you still have a steady paycheck. On the other hand, if… Read More »