Posts Tagged: Kansas City staffing

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 »

Employee Spotlight: Pam Finnell, PHP, SHRM-CP

  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 Pam Finnell, Senior Recruiter in our Human Resources Division!   What did you do before you were a recruiter with Morgan Hunter? I worked… Read More »

Direct Hire or Contract Placements: Which Staffing Solution is Right For Your Company?

  Business is booming and you need help meeting demand, filling orders and getting them out the door. But should you work with your Kansas City staffing partner to hire full-time team members, or are contract workers a better bet? From the employer side, both offer good options to help fill different needs. It depends… 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Outdated Job Search Advice to Avoid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have transformed the application and hiring processes, and some of the job search advice you receive could be wildly outdated.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 »

How to Motivate Temporary Employees

  When companies need extra help, many turn to temporary employees. Whether you require additional people during the holidays, or you need to expand your staff for a special project, temporary employees are the perfect solution. The problem? Some organizations find that temporary employees are not as engaged as their permanent staff. How can you,… 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 »

4 Interview Questions to Evaluate a Candidate’s Growth Potential

  In today’s “new normal,” companies need employees who can do more with less, adapt quickly to change, and initiate creative solutions to solve tough problems. It’s certainly a tall order. But as a staffing services firm serving Metro Kansas City, Morgan Hunter can tell you that one way to fill it is by hiring employees who… Read More »

How to Manage a Team with Conflicting Personalities

  The American Management Association once surveyed 250 executives and managers and found that they spend approximately 24 percent of their time dealing with conflicts. That’s a huge investment of time — which equals a huge amount of payroll dollars being wasted! Let’s not forget the potential effects of conflict on retention and turnover. Poorly… Read More »

Make Them Think: 8 Thought-Provoking Job Interview Questions to Ask

  Your staffing partner has sourced and vetted a handful of high-quality candidates. Now it’s up to you to interview them and make a final decision. But how can you get behind the candidate mask and gain real insight into each candidate? Beyond the typical “tell me about yourself” inquiries, here are 8 thought-provoking job… Read More »

How to Attract & Retain Talent

  With over 5 million job openings and unemployment under 5 percent, there will be plenty of competition for top talent in 2017. How can you and your company appeal to the most talented professionals on the market? And once they’re hired, how can you keep them around? Here some practical tips to attract and… Read More »