6 Reasons You Should Move to the Kansas City Area for a Job

  Kansas City is an amazing place to live and work. But if you’re not from the City of Fountains and are considering moving here, you might not be aware of everything this great city has to offer. What are some benefits you should know about? Here’s a look at six of them:   Cost… 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 Find Top Talent in a Candidate-Driven Job Market

  During the Great Recession, the U.S. lost 8.7 million jobs, the unemployment rate hit 10 percent, and employers were controlling the job market. Looking back, we’ve certainly come a long way. Since 2010, the private sector has added 14.5 million jobs and the unemployment rate currently stands at five percent. In this new job… Read More »

Top 10 Craziest Resume Mistakes

  Every open job attracts an average of 250 resumes. Forty-three percent of HR managers spend less than a minute looking at a resume. Considering these statistics, there’s a lot of pressure to stand out from the crowd. Perhaps because of this pressure, many job seekers have put some outlandish things on their resume in… Read More »

5 Questions to Ask at the End of an Interview

  If you leave an interview without asking any questions, you can almost guarantee you won’t get the job. In fact, according to a survey by CareerBuilder, 32 percent of hiring managers said one of the most common mistakes job seekers make is not asking good questions in an interview. Asking questions at your interview… Read More »

10 Most Common Interview Questions

  One of the most important things you can do to prepare for an interview is practice, practice, practice. While you won’t know every question the interviewer will ask, you can be sure they will ask at least some of the most common interview questions. Practice answering these questions to better prepare for your upcoming… Read More »

Problem with Employee Retention? It Could Be Your Benefits

  In recent years, the job market has experienced significant improvements. The unemployment rate continues to decline and job seekers are entertaining multiple offers. In this post-recession job market, employers need to be competitive to land top talent. One of the most important things employers can do to attract and retain highly sought-after professionals is… Read More »

13 Unusual Things Job Seekers Have Done to Get Noticed

  When applying and interviewing for jobs, you want to stand out from the competition. Sometimes, out-of-the-box tactics work great to get a hiring manager’s attention. But other times, those strategies can come across as unprofessional, hindering your chance of landing the job. A recent survey by CareerBuilder highlights some of the more unusual things… Read More »

4 Free Resources for Marketing Professionals

  Marketing professionals in today’s workforce have to be skilled in multiple marketing disciplines: copywriting, graphic design, search engine optimization, content creation — the list goes on. With so much on your plate, you could use some help. Luckily, there is a multitude of free resources you can take advantage of to make your job… Read More »

How to Attract the Best Talent

  Employees are an organization’s greatest asset. They are the boots on the ground, the driving-force behind your company’s success. So when you have an employment opportunity at your organization, you want to attract the best talent on the market. Considering that 69 percent of professionals wouldn’t take a job with a company that has… Read More »