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 »

Transferable Job Skills You Can Start Using Now

  No matter what industry you work in or your level of expertise, there are some abilities that every employer wants. These are called ‘transferable skills’ and can be the difference between you winning the job offer and getting passed over for your dream opportunity. These include skills such as: Collaboration and teamwork Organization and… 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 »

7 Most Common Resume Mistakes

  We all make mistakes. But one on your resume will quickly disqualify you from getting an interview. A recent survey of human resource managers identified seven of the most common mistakes job seekers make on their resumes. These are the blunders the survey respondents said are instant deal breakers: Typos or bad grammar A… Read More »

How to Quantify Accomplishments When You Don’t Have Much Experience

  When it comes to your resume, one of the best ways to make it stand out is by quantifying your accomplishments. This simply means assigning numbers – like amounts, dollars, and percentages – to your achievements. But what if you haven’t been in your career for a long time and therefore don’t have a… 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 »

What Job Seekers Expect in 2018

  What do job seekers want? It’s a question employers should be asking in 2018 if they want to land the best and brightest for their open positions. Finding talent has never been tougher. There are more opportunities for job seekers than there have been in the past decade, and companies will have to work… Read More »

Fastest Growing Careers in Kansas City

  Looking for a new job in Kansas City? Thinking of relocating to the area and wondering what the fastest growing careers are? There’s good news. As of February 2018, the Kansas City unemployment rate was 3.5%; that’s lower than the national average of 4.1%. There are a lot of career opportunities in Kansas City,… Read More »

How Important Are LinkedIn Endorsements to Your Job Search?

  Gone are the days of simply needing a resume and cover letter in your job search. Today, you also have to be on social media, particularly LinkedIn. And part of that experience involves Endorsements. These are simply a way for those you know to vouch for the skills you have. But how important are… Read More »

Employee Spotlight: Julie Davis

  Every two weeks, we highlight one of our amazing recruiters so you can get to know the Morgan Hunter team a little bit better. This week we spoke with the Director of our Administrative and Human Resources Divisions Julie Davis!   What did you do before you were a recruiter with Morgan Hunter? I… Read More »