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Attention: Job Seekers

by Angela Orr | Jun 29, 2018

TeamKC, the Kansas City Area Development Council’s talent attraction initiative, acts as an extension of the recruiting and HR teams of more than 250 major employers, and a network of nearly 800 recruiters in the KC region, helping them navigate and respond to talent market influences every day.

This week one of Kansas City’s major employers, DST Systems Inc., announced bulk layoffs at its headquarters due to a recent acquisition.

In response to this news, TeamKC is working to raise awareness of the great talent available to the region’s employers, as well as help individuals better understand all of the resources and opportunities available to them.

The following TeamKC Board companies are interested in connecting with this newly-available talent:

Black & Veatch
We are building a world of difference with solutions for some of the world's biggest energy, water and communication challenges. Our work changes communities for the better by sparking economic development, strengthening public health and improving lives. With more than 100 offices worldwide and projects in 100 countries, you can develop skills on a global scale. Learn more and apply

Burns & McDonnell
We're excited to be #16 on Fortune's 2017 list of Best Companies to Work For, and there are countless ways to bring amazing to life at Burns & McDonnell. If you're ready to take on the challenge, check out our current job openings. Create Amazing with us.

Children’s Mercy Hospital
Don’t have time to fill out our application? Don’t see the position that is right for you? Here at Children’s Mercy we believe in building careers not just filling jobs. Take a few minutes and introduce yourself to us with a video interview. 

Dairy Farmers of America
DFA has a place for all experience levels and skills — whether you want to consult with members as a field representative, ensure product quality as a lab technician or support the business in one of our office locations. Make your mark with DFA and check out our current career postings to find your next opportunity.

Garmin International
We’re an engineering and technology company that strives to develop innovative, high-quality, state-of-the-art products that inspire our customers in their adventures. Beat yesterday, and view the latest careers at Garmin.

H&R Block
There’s a reason that H&R Block jobs often turn into H&R Block careers. We pride ourselves on providing our associates the opportunity to build a career, build a future, and build a life. Discover what else you can do by joining H&R Block.

Hallmark
At Hallmark, we strive to make life more happy, more heartfelt, more entertaining, more surprising, more colorful, and more fun, by creating and innovating. Become part of a company that brings people together and strives to make a genuine difference in every life every day. Begin your Hallmark Career.

Honeywell
At Honeywell, we are blending physical products with software solutions to link people and businesses to the information they need to be more efficient, more productive, and more connected. Apply for your dream job.

Lee’s Summit EDC
The community of Lee’s Summit is growing with many employers in our area actively hiring. View current openings. 

Lockton Companies
Lockton’s industry-leading growth doesn't happen by accident. We attract professionals who are at the top of their game and still want to achieve more. Whether you have been in the insurance industry for years or have become an expert in marketing, human resources, accounting (just to name a few), Lockton is a great place to advance your career.

Spring Venture Group
We do great work and have an awesome time doing it. From your onboarding session, to your third promotion, to your 10-year anniversary—we’ve got a million ways to maximize your potential along the way. Join us.

State Street
We're focused on identifying, attracting and developing the most talented people to join our team. We look for leaders with diverse backgrounds and perspectives who will thrive within our culture, and contribute to our long-term success. Click here to explore job openings at State Street.

In addition, TeamKC is encouraging any active job seeker impacted by these layoffs to leverage our resource, KC Career Network (KCCN). This free resume sharing platform and resource guide for individuals seeking job opportunities in the Kansas City area is actively used by more than 250 employers across the region representing all industries.

If you are a recently displaced employee and would like to share your resume with our network of more than 800 recruiters in the area, please submit your resume to teamKC@thinkKC.com.

Know that only the resumes of active job seekers will be uploaded to KCCN and that by submitting your resume, you will be exposing your talents and professional experience to a broad network of recruiters at major companies in the region.

To learn more about TeamKC, please visit TeamKC.com. For any questions, please contact Jessica Palm.

*Update 7/2/2018: Former DST employee resumes can be found through DST KCCN.

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