When it comes to hiring, it’s a candidate’s market. This is simply because there’s such a low unemployment rate. As a result, you need to up your game to find the talent you need. So how can you hire when the market is so competitive? Here are some tips to keep in mind: Tip #1:… Read More »
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Here’s Why You Should Have an Employee Appreciation Process
Thanksgiving – the season of gratitude – is just around the corner. What are you doing to show employees that you care for and appreciate them? If it’s not much, then you might want to reconsider. In fact, studies show that when employees feel valued through a formal appreciation process, it leads to: Higher retention.… Read More »
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 »