Posts Tagged: staffing firm

Employers Plan to Increase Utilization of Staffing Firms in Next 5 Years

  Employers are struggling to find qualified candidates for their open positions, and many are turning to staffing firms for help. According to a survey by CareerBuilder, 54 percent of employers plan to increase their use of staffing firms in the next five years. “Even with new technologies pushing industry evolution, staffing firms will continue… 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 »

Differences Between Corporate Recruiters and Agency Recruiters

  In the recruiting world, there are two different types of recruiters: Corporate Recruiters and Agency Recruiters. Corporate Recruiters are employed by a company to find candidates for their open positions. Agency Recruiters are employed by a staffing agency. When a company needs to fill a position, they partner with a staffing agency to find… Read More »

Applying But Not Getting An Interview? Here’s What to Do

  It’s a common problem for many people. You submit multiple applications but never hear anything back. You’re qualified and have the right experience, but for whatever reason, you’re not getting anywhere. Don’t lose hope. There are a few simple things you can do to improve your chance of getting an interview. Revamp Your Resume… Read More »

Employee Spotlight: Brian Price

  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 Brian Price, Director of our Sales, Marketing & Advertising Division!   What did you do before you were a recruiter with Morgan Hunter? I’ve been… Read More »

How to Tell if a Candidate Will Be a Good Fit for Your Team

  You likely know an effective hiring process is an essential component of every successful organization. But did you also know there’s an easy way for you to hone in on the best candidates for your team during the process? It’s called the Big Five – and it’s the gold standard of personality models. According to the… Read More »

How to Avoid the Costly Mistake 74 Percent of Employers Are Making

  There’s an error nearly three in four employers are making that costs companies an average of $14,900: hiring the wrong person. According to a recent survey, 74 percent of employers say a bad hire has not only cost their company money, it lowered productivity and compromised the quality of their work. While you cannot… Read More »

4 Career Resolutions You Should Make for 2018

  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 »

Ask a Recruiter: Why Should I Work With a Recruiter?

  Every third Thursday of the month, we answer questions submitted to us from Kansas City area job seekers and employers. This week Senior Recruiter and Director of our Administrative Division Stephanie Smithmier answers a question from an anonymous job seeker who asked why they should work with a recruiter.   Though the recruiting industry is… Read More »

How to Use Your Network to Find a Job

  It’s not what you know, it’s who you know. That may be cliché, but it’s true. When it comes to finding a job, who you know matters. Consider this statistic from LinkedIn: 85 percent of all jobs are filled through networking. Taking advantage of your connections is one of the best things you can… Read More »