How Do You Handle A Burnt Out Employee?

When an employee isn’t meeting expectations and giving you grief in the process, it’s time for disciplinary action, right? Not so fast. There could be a good reason especially when it’s coming from someone who is usually a top performer. In fact, when a talented team member suddenly seems disengaged and off their game, it… Read More »

How Can You Choose Between Two Great Applicants?

  Sometimes, you can’t find a single person that’s right for the job. Other times, you have two top contenders to choose between. When this happens, how can you make the right decision for your team, all so you end up with a great new employee? Here are some tips from Morgan Hunter, one of… Read More »

Are You Offering What Job Seekers Are Looking For?

  When you’re hiring, you want to find the best talent. That means sourcing those who have the right mix of technical skills and behavioral traits that will be an optimal fit for your company. But during the process, are you also thinking about job seekers and what they’re looking for in an employer? In… Read More »

4 Things You Should Do Every Day as a Manager

  Being a great manager certainly isn’t easy. You have a lot on your plate on any given day with many unexpected fires that come your way. But that doesn’t mean you can drop the ball when it comes to improving. In fact, there are four things every manager should do – every day –… 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 »

Is Your Management Style Pushing Employees Away?

  As one of Kansas City’s top staffing agencies, Morgan Hunter knows when employees aren’t performing their best, it’s easy to blame them. But have you ever considered it could be due to your management style? For instance, if you’re a micromanager or more controlling, you could actually be pushing your people away, even if… Read More »

Outdated Job Search Advice to Avoid

  When you’re looking for a job, you take all the advice you can get. But is all advice created equal? Advances in technology have transformed the application and hiring processes, and some of the job search advice you receive could be wildly outdated. Here are some job search tips that no longer apply in… Read More »

Understanding Generational Differences in the Workplace

  For the first time in history, there are more Millennials than Baby Boomers in the workplace. To effectively work together, it’s important that each generation understands the others. To do so, the Morgan Hunter team got together to discuss the values, desires, and motivations of each generation. Here’s what we discovered:   Identifying the… Read More »

How to Develop a Successful Leadership Development Plan

  Some say good leaders are born not made. Others insist leadership consists of a set of skills that can be learned. Whichever theory you subscribe to, you understand that good leaders are an absolute essential to company success. And, as one of the leading staffing agencies in Kansas City, Morgan Hunter knows whether leadership is… Read More »

How to Implement and Cultivate Your 2017 Strategic Staffing Plan

  You’ve reviewed last year’s staffing goals, challenges, and accomplishments. You’ve developed a new strategic staffing plan for 2017 to build on past successes. But now comes implementation time. You don’t want your plan – that you’ve invested days and weeks into – sitting in a drawer, collecting dust. What should you know before you make a move?… Read More »