How to Leverage Job Rejection

Getting rejected for the Kansas City job you want is a disappointing and challenging experience. But there is a way to leverage it and gain something positive. Follow these tips next time you get turned down, all so you can secure your next offer faster: Make yourself memorable. So you were you told “no” about… Read More »

Should I Tell My Boss I’m Looking For A New Job?

You’ve just started looking for a new job in Kansas City. Now the question is: do you tell your boss? It’s a sensitive situation, one that needs to be handled the right way. Otherwise, you could land yourself in hot water. So what should you do and when do you inform your manager? It’s always… Read More »

How to Write an Amazing Resume

A resume is perhaps the most important part of your job search. It’s what initially attracts the attention of a hiring manager, communicates your value to potential employers, and can lead to landing an interview. We’ve seen thousands of resumes throughout our more than 30 years in the recruiting industry — so we know what… Read More »

Stop Dreading Mondays When You Don’t Like Your Job

Dread Mondays? You’re certainly not alone. In fact, many employees are in the same boat as you. The question is: should you work to make things better or move onto a different opportunity? Here are four tips to help you as you’re making your decision: Tip #1: Do something different outside. If you don’t regularly… Read More »

Easy Resume Mistakes That Could Be Hurting Your Job Chances

  Is your resume ending up in an internet black hole? It could due to a few simple mistakes you’re making on it. With hundreds of applications being submitted for most jobs in Kansas City, even a seemingly subtle slip-up can cost you the call for an interview. Don’t let that happen. Instead, here’s a… Read More »

9 Ways to Advance Your Kansas City Career in 2019

  2019 is a big year and Kansas City is full of new job opportunities. If you’re ready to take advantage of one of them or get promoted in your existing company, what are the best steps to take? Here are nine simple ways to help you to advance your career in the year ahead,… Read More »

5 Simple Job Search Mistakes to Avoid

  Looking for a new position can certainly be daunting. But is the employment market really that tight? In reality, there are plenty of jobs in Kansas City out there, with employers waiting for the right candidate to come along. To put yourself in the running, make sure you take the right approach with your… 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 »

Interview and Body Language Mistakes That Can Cost You the Job

  Almost half of employers (49 percent) know if a candidate is a good fit for the job within the first five minutes of an interview. That’s according to a new survey by CareerBuilder that asked employers about the most memorable interview mistakes candidates have made.  These employers had plenty to say about the sometimes… Read More »

7 Jobs Popular with Millennials

  Millennials entered the workforce at an interesting time. The Great Recession made finding a job next to impossible, and the internet was transforming the way people do business. Despite the hurdles they had to overcome, many Millennials were able to start meaningful careers. SmartAssest, a personal finance technology company, looked at data from the… Read More »