How to Hire (And Keep) Employees That Will Grow With You

Whether your agriculture company is an established brand or a startup, you can’t afford bad hires. Employees whose overall vision and goals do not align with your business will not be happy, and therefore do not stick around for the long run. It is challenging to continue moving your company forward if you do not… Read more »

7 Ways to Earn Your Employees’ Trust

Trust is the key to bringing out the best in your employees. However, it is not something that is freely given. You must earn it. Without trust, productivity and morale will suffer. Employees who trust their supervisors are more likely to feel comfortable speaking up, collaborating, and innovating in the workplace. These tips will help… Read more »

How to Create a Strong Company Culture that Attracts Top Talent

Recruiting top talent is no longer just about the size of the paycheck you offer. The best candidates tend to value a strong company culture first and foremost. Positive company culture is a crucial part of your business, affecting everything from employee satisfaction and productivity to attracting the best candidates in the agriculture industry. These… Read more »

Why Working with a Recruiter Can Save You Money

As a hiring manager, one of your most important job roles is to fill open positions as quickly as possible with top-rated candidates. Finding high-quality talent is just the first step. You must then carry out the interview process, make an offer, and successfully onboard the candidate hired. This is a time-consuming and costly process.… Read more »

How to Find Passive Candidates for Your Agricultural Jobs

Finding the right candidate to fill an open position can be challenging. Naturally, you want to source the highest-quality talent. The problem is the best agricultural candidates are likely already taken. There is the common misconception that pursuing these employees is off-limits. However, seeking out passive candidates is often your best hiring strategy. This is… Read more »

How to Deal with the Age Gap in Agriculture

Did you know that the average person working in agriculture is 58 years old? The alarming fact is that there is an age gap crisis that must be addressed if the agriculture industry is to be sustainable for generations to come. Let’s look at why there is an age gap and tips for bridging the… Read more »

Where Is My Top Talent Going?

Turnover can be extremely challenging for a company. It can cost one to four times an employee’s salary to replace them, productivity takes a hit and churn can have a serious negative impact on morale and customer relations. If your agriculture business is losing your top sales and marketing talent, it’s time to take stock of what’s happening internally. Here are some… Read more »

Lessons From 2020: What We Learned From COVID

Few people were sad to see 2020 come to an end. And while we are all hopeful for this new year, things won’t go back to “normal” any time soon. However, it is important to take stock of the previous year and learn from the pandemic. Here are five business lessons that many organizations have learned during… Read more »