Posts Tagged: job seekers

Should Your Resume Be Written in 1st or 3rd Person?

  Before you sit down to write your resume, there’s one crucial question you need to answer first: should my resume be written in first or third person? Your resume should never be written in third person. Use first person but leave out the pronoun “I.” For example, if you’re an administrative assistant, instead of… Read More »

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 »

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 »

Ask a Recruiter: Why Should I Work With a Recruiter?

  Every third Thursday of the month, we answer questions submitted to us from Kansas City area job seekers and employers. This week Senior Recruiter and Director of our Administrative Division Stephanie Smithmier answers a question from an anonymous job seeker who asked why they should work with a recruiter.   Though the recruiting industry is… 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 »

Majority of Employers Planning to Hire Recent College Graduates This Year

  As college seniors prepare for graduation, many may wonder what their chances are of landing a job. According to a new survey by CareerBuilder, the odds of getting hired are in their favor. Seventy-four percent of employers say they plan on hiring recent college graduates this year, up almost 10 percentage points from last… Read More »