5 Signs It’s Time to Find a New Job

  In a recent survey, LinkedIn found that 85 percent of employed adults would be open to talking with a recruiter. These people, referred to as “passive” candidates, recognize that something better could be out there, and they’re willing to explore other opportunities. But they’ve become comfortable in the job they have. It’s human nature… Read More »

6 Steps for Nailing Your Phone Interview

  In order to save time and money, companies are increasingly conducting phone interviews in order to screen job applicants before they bring them in for an in-person interview. How do you nail your next phone interview so you can make it to the next step in the interview process? Follow these 6 tips:  … Read More »

How to Answer Job Interview Questions About Ethics

When it comes to answering interview questions, talking about past experiences and accomplishments is the easy part. But what about when the hiring manager asks you about your work ethic, integrity and loyalty? How to do you answer these more subjective questions and put yourself ahead of the pack for the Kansas City job? Start… Read More »

Are Your Job References Ignoring You?

It could happen to you: you get through a series of job interviews and you get an offer—which is contingent on your references checking out. So you call your references to let them know they’ll be getting a call from a hiring manager about you. And they don’t answer your calls. Or your emails. What… Read More »

Company Growing? Avoid Culture Shock for New Employees

There are huge companies we hear amazing stories about, Google, Facebook, Microsoft for example, that have kept their startup personality and passion as they have grown. The employees are happy and their growth became a benefit, not a pain. Some companies increase slowly, while others can have bursts of success. When a company is smaller,… Read More »

How to Find Top Talent Before They Are Stars

There are stars: the people who have been great their whole lives. 4.0’s, top company internships, automatic upward mobility. They expect nothing but the best, and have a hard time dealing with the worst.  Good schools are just names. Good students may flail in the real world. Then there are those that fly under the… Read More »