The 5 Hiring Trends That May Impact Agriculture in 2020

Q1 may almost be behind us, but there is still a long way to go before the end of the year. Agriculture recruiting is always evolving so it’s important to keep an eye on the hiring trends that may impact the industry through the end of the year Here are five trends that could impact the way you… Read more »

Torn Between 2 Candidates? Here’s How to Choose the Best One for Your Business

Hiring in the current competitive talent market makes it a challenge to find even one great candidate for sales and marketing jobs in agriculture. So when you have the opposite problem and you must choose between two great candidates, it can seem at first like a good problem to have. But it‘s still a problem. Which do you choose? How do… Read more »

7 Ways to Upskill Your Employees in the Agriculture Industry

The agriculture business is constantly evolving, and in order to remain relevant and effective, marketing professionals need to keep pace with changes and upskill themselves. While some learning and development should be done on their own time, employers should invest in upskilling their employees so that the company remains competitive and has access to the skills needed for success. Here are seven ways… 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 »

Your Guide to Writing Better Job Posts

Is your ag business struggling to attract qualified applicants to your sales and marketing jobs? If you’re not getting the right applicants, it’s easy to assume the problem is a lack of talent. However, the problem actually could be much closer to home. The key to attracting qualified and aligned candidates is writing job posts… Read more »

Do Your Employees Trust You?

When you think about the ways you can be a more effective leader, it’s important to factor in trust. When employees trust you, they will be willing to put forth the extra effort to support your goals. Lack of trust can fracture the cohesiveness of the entire group, and it can spread like wildfire. If… Read more »

How To Make Your Hiring Process More Engaging

Most employers understand how important employee engagement is to retention. However, those same employers often neglect to prioritize candidate engagement and its importance in the recruitment process. According to data from Gallup, engaged candidates are more productive when hired leading to a 10% boost in customer ratings, a 20% increase in sales and 21% greater profitability.… Read more »