Why Culture Matters in The Agricultural Industry 

Your company culture is the personality of your agriculture business and informs the norms of day-to-day work at your organization. While your culture is unique to your company, it is important to understand that your culture has a direct impact on your bottom line.   Culture Influences Long-Term Retention   If you’ve ever worked for a company with a… Read more »

5 Hiring Challenges and How To Overcome Them

If you are experiencing hiring challenges at your agriculture company, you are not alone. Here are some of the most common challenges hiring managers are facing today and tips to overcome them. 1.  You Aren’t Finding Qualified Candidates Although unemployment remains high due to COVID-19, employers are still struggling to find qualified candidates for open… Read more »

How Filling Agricultural Job Vacancies With a Recruiter Can Save You Money

Great sales and marketing employees can be hard to find in the agriculture sector, but a single bad hire can eat into the bottom line. The longer you take to fill a vacant job and the more misaligned the new hire is, the more money you’ve wasted. The good news is you can save money… Read more »

Are Your Expectations Too High When Looking For Candidates?

Are you looking for a candidate with a long resume, but aren’t prepared to pay for one? This approach can and will cost your potentially terrific candidates. It’s easy to understand why you’d want to hire someone with a long list of achievements and years of experience, but savvy employers know that there are diamonds… Read more »

How to Better Incorporate Social Media Conversations for Your Agricultural Company

It’s easy to think of social media as a place for individuals to post pictures of themselves and share their opinions on everything from breakfast foods to politics. However, social media is so much more. When used strategically, it is a place to communicate with customers and build your own community. Is your agriculture company… Read more »

5 Reasons Why You Should Work With an Agricultural Recruiter to Find Your Next Executive

Finding talent for critical roles in the agriculture sector can be a challenge, and the higher up the ladder that role, the more difficult it can be to find the right person. Executives must have more than just the right experience, they must also buy into the company’s mission vision and values. Finding just the… Read more »

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 »