2020 Hiring Trends: How Will Social Media Impact Agricultural Recruiting?

Do you still think that using social media to recruit is a fad? If so, you’re probably missing out on great candidates. Social media is absolutely necessary to attract and build relationships with passive candidates, build your employer brand and find candidates who are a great cultural fit. It’s not too late to start using social media to find great… Read more »

Spring Cleaning 101: 3 Things Every Employer Needs to Do in the Spring

Spring cleaning is an annual tradition in many homes. As days grow longer and the air gets warmer, people open up their doors and windows to let fresh air in and clean out all of the dirt and dust that has accumulated through the winter. Spring cleaning can also be applied to your agriculture business to brush away the… Read more »

How Mobile Apps are Changing the Hiring Game for the Agriculture Industry in 2020

Mobile apps are changing the way companies recruit, and in 2020 more companies will get on board. Why is mobile so important? More than two-thirds of American adults have smartphones, and nearly 50% use those phones to search for jobs. If your ag business isn’t leveraging mobile for recruiting, you could be missing out on great candidates… Read more »

6 Tips for Successful Employer Branding in the Agriculture Sector

According to some expectations, more than 60% of businesses in the agriculture sector expect to lose 10% or more of their employees in the next two years due to retirement. Furthermore, there is a large gap between the number of people leaving the industry and the number of recent grads hoping to enter the industry.… Read more »

How Does Gen Z Differ From Millennials?

Congratulations – you finally got into the swing of attracting, managing and retaining and Millennial talent! But you can’t rest on your laurels because Generation Z – people born starting in 1995 – are now entering the job market. While there are some similarities between Millennials and Gen Z, there are also some important differences… Read more »

Why You Need to Show Empathy as a Leader

Empathy is the ability to put yourself in someone else’s shoes and understand their perspective and feelings and it is an essential leadership skill. Empathy is a key component of emotional intelligence, and it has a direct impact on how employees feel about their bosses, their jobs, and the organization as a whole. Empathy Builds… Read more »

Why Should I Work With a Recruiter to Find Top Talent?

It can be a real struggle to find great candidates in today’s market. It’s easy to assume the problem is a lack of talent, companies across the country hire great people every day. If your current recruiting tactics are not yielding positive results, it’s time to consider partnering with a recruiter. The right recruiting partner can generate measurable ROI… Read more »

What Makes Employees Happy in Their Job?

Employee retention rates seem to shrink each year. In a tight talent market, it is important to focus on employee happiness to boost retention and keep productivity and profits high. Happy employees are productive employees, but they are also loyal employees. So, what makes employees happy in their job?   Work-Life Balance   Now, more than ever before,… Read more »

Improve Your Employer Branding With These 5 Tips

The battle for talent is fierce in today’s market and employers have to use as many tools as possible to attract and retain great people. One of the most important tools – but often the most neglected – is employer branding.   Your employer brand is the perception that people have about working at your company. Are you competitive like… Read more »

Three Ways to Solicit Honest Feedback From Your Employees

When you think about feedback in the workplace, you probably think about the constructive feedback you give your employees. However, honest feedback given to you from your employees is important, as well. Just as feedback helps employees improve performance, their feedback can help you and your organization improve its performance. Here are three ways to… Read more »