Posts Categorized: HR and Hiring Best Practices

4 Steps to Improve Your Hiring Process for Sales and Marketing

Hiring mistakes are always costly. But when it involves a salesperson, it can be particularly expensive. Not only have business opportunities been lost and sales goals fallen short, but your company has to re-invest in recruiting a new employee as well. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to improve your process of hiring salespeople… Read More »

Will a Candidate be a Good Fit for Your Team? Here’s How to Tell

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 Big… Read More »

Transforming Young Professionals Into Future Leaders

As leading Kansas City recruiters, Morgan Hunter knows the situation happens time and again. A high potential middle manager is promoted into the big leagues. They hit the ground running…only to fall short a few months later. What gives? And how could such budding talent fail so miserably? The problem may not lie with the manager… Read More »

5 Things to Listen for When Interviewing Sales Candidates

Your salespeople are the lifeblood of your organization. They’re your producers, bringing in new clients and new streams of income. Clearly, they play a critical role, so when it comes time to hire a new one, how can you ensure you get the best? With more than 30 years of combined experience in Kansas City sales staffing,… 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 »

Structured vs. Unstructured Interviews: Which is Best?

Hiring managers have a number of choices to make when setting up interviews. One decision focuses on whether, or how much, to “structure” the interview process. Typically, a “structured” interview equips the interviewer with a set of prepared questions. The questions asked are often the same or similar for all candidates. An “unstructured” interview, by… 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 »

Recruiting: Four Mistakes You Might Be Making

                                                                                                                          Hiring mistakes can be very costly for a company. Consider the investment of time and money it takes to find, interview and hire a new professional staff member. Then, combine that with the high price of employee turnover—up to 1.5–2 times an employee’s annual salary. Considering all of this, it’s important for an employer… Read More »

How to Conduct an Audit of Your Strategic Staffing Plan

Creating the right strategic staffing plan is an important first step in managing your workforce. However, don’t view it as a one-time process. As a leading Kansas City staffing agency, Morgan Hunter can tell you it won’t be of any help if you don’t regularly audit it and change course as needed. In fact, planning your workforce… Read More »

What Can Recruiters Do that You Can’t?

When you’ve been hit with a legal claim, you turn to an attorney. Likewise, when you need accounting help, you look to a CPA. So why should it be any different when you need to hire? Unless you’re an experienced recruiter or HR professional, it can be challenging to find the people you need, where and when… Read More »