How Does a Manager Bring a Shy Employee Out of Their Shell?

If your team is like most, it has many different personalities on it. There’s the creative, the natural-born salesperson, the stickler for rules, the free spirit and, of course, the shy one. When it comes to the latter, they can be especially tough to manage since half the time you aren’t even sure what they’re… Read More »

What’s Your Talent Engagement Plan Lacking?

  According to a recent Gallup survey, only 34.1 percent of American workers report being engaged and only 25 percent of them are highly engaged. These are frightening statistics considering engagement is critical to the success of your company. The good news is that you can improve engagement – without spending huge sums of money – just by paying attention to a… Read More »

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Key Things to Cover when Evaluating Your 2016 Hiring Outcomes

  You’ve found a great candidate, extended an offer, and trained and onboarded the new employee. Your work is done here, right? Not if you want your hiring processes to be as efficient and effective as possible. And the end of the year is an ideal time to take a look back and evaluate your 2016 hiring… Read More »

4 Ways to Attract (and Retain!) Star Talent

You have a team you’re proud of – and you want to keep it that way. But one of the challenges you may face is how to attract and retain the best talent for it. To help you find the stars you need – where and when you need them – keep these tips in… Read More »

Continue Building A Network To Help Your Business Grow

Connections make the world go round. As a result, if you don’t have a strong network for your business, it could negatively impact growth. Considering that growth is crucial for company success, what can you do to build a better network? Here’s a look: Get involved. As one of Kansas City’s leading recruiting firms, Morgan… Read More »

How to Manage a Difficult Team Dynamic

You head home at the end of the day feeling exhausted and defeated. You wake up in the middle of the night, thinking about what happened at work and what you should have said. Mornings bring the dread of facing your team for another day. As their leader, you know it’s on you to change… Read More »

5 Ways to Get More from Your Staffing Budget

In good times or bad, it makes business sense to keep your staffing budget under control. When business is slow, keep personnel expenses low. When things pick up, maintain a lean headcount and you can respond quickly to market changes or unexpected opportunities. Develop cost-saving strategies that make the most sense for your business. How… Read More »

Is Your Management Style Effective?

Employees not performing well? You can blame it on lack of engagement, motivation, or skill. But, as one of the leading staffing services firm serving Kansas City, Morgan Hunter knows if you’re the one in charge, you also need to look at your management style as a potential culprit. Oftentimes, poor performance is the result of poor… Read More »

Top Traits to Look for When Hiring Accounting & Finance Talent

When hiring accounting and finance talent, hard skills are key. Without them, even the brightest candidate will flounder on the job. But those kinds of skills are easy to test for and verify. As a leading Kansas City staffing services firm, Morgan Hunter knows what’s not so easy to detect are the soft skills that are also… Read More »

Tools To Determine What Personality Your Team Has

As a leading staffing services firm serving Kansas City, Morgan Hunter knows that in an ideal world, all your team members would get along and work together seamlessly to get the job done. In the real world, though, that’s typically not the case. In fact, in most offices, some personalities seem to be constantly in conflict… Read More »