Kansas City Makes it Illegal for Employers to Ask About Salary History

Later this year, it will be illegal for employers in Kansas City, Missouri to ask job candidates about their salary histories. The new ordinance, effective Oct. 31, aims to eliminate the gender pay gap. Proponents of the new measure say that when employers rely on salary histories to set salaries for new employees, it results… Read More »

6 Tips for New College Graduates

  If you’re graduating college this month, consider yourself lucky. You’re entering the workforce at an amazing time. Unemployment is at its lowest level since 1969, there are more than 7 million available jobs, and starting salaries for new college graduates are higher than they were just a few years ago. Considering all this good… Read More »

Hiring Trends to Watch in 2019

  Last year’s employment market was defined by a surge in new jobs and increased hiring. 2019 is shaping up to be no different. According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, 40 percent of employers plan to hire full-time employees in 2019, and 47 percent say they will hire part-time workers. Even though almost half of… Read More »

How to Write a Job Description

  One of the biggest challenges for employers is finding quality candidates to fill their open positions. If you can relate, there’s something you can do to entice top talent to apply for your openings: write better job descriptions. Your job description should clearly explain what you expect from applicants but should also actively sell… Read More »

How to Write a Resignation Letter

  You worked with Morgan Hunter and found a new job. Congratulations! Your hard work, interview preparation, and countless applications have finally paid off. You’re ready and excited for your new role — everything is falling into place. But first, you need to quit your current job. Part of that is writing a resignation letter.… Read More »

Want to Win the 2019 Talent War? Try Offering These Unique Benefits

  Competition for talent in 2019 has been intense — and there’s no indication that it will get any easier. That was the overriding theme of last week’s Team KC Training Camp, an annual talent leadership summit sponsored by Morgan Hunter. Much of the program focused on steps companies should take if they hope to… Read More »

4 Podcasts Every Marketing Professional Should Listen To

  As a marketing professional, part of your job is staying on top of current industry trends. But with heavy workloads, tight deadlines and (hopefully) a personal life, it’s hard to find time to learn every emerging trend is the ever-changing marketing world. Podcasts are a wonderful solution. You can listen to them during your… Read More »

4 Awesome Apps for Administrative Professionals

  Administrative professionals are expected to wear a lot of hats in the workplace. From scheduling meetings to planning travel — even managing social media accounts — it can be tough to keep everything organized. The good news is, there are multiple apps that can help you better manage your responsibilities. Here’s a look at 4… Read More »

5 Podcasts Every IT Professional Should Listen To

  You know it’s important to stay up-to-date on IT news and to continually develop your skills in an ever-evolving IT world. But as any busy IT professional knows, it’s not always that easy. With a job that takes up much of your day, it’s hard to find time to keep up with new tech… Read More »

5 Career Resolutions You Should Make for 2019

  Every year, you vow to hit the gym more, drop that bad habit, or finally book that trip you’ve been longing to take. But how often do you make career resolutions for the New Year? Maybe you’ve been pining for a new job, or that big promotion. Or maybe you’d just like to enhance… Read More »