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 To Reduce Turnover

Solving the problem of high turnover is never easy. It can be difficult to learn exactly why employees are quitting, because most people avoid awkward conversations. However, the only way to stop turnover is to uncover and address its root causes. If you are suffering from high turnover on your team, use these strategies to… Read more »

Are You Losing Candidates to Your Competitors?

You know how important it is to retain your employees, but how is your candidate retention rate? Are you losing great people after you make an offer?  A confusing or drawn-out hiring process or a mismanaged offer can send candidates straight into the arms of your competition. Use these strategies to improve your candidate experience… Read more »

Interview Questions to Ask Marketing Professionals

Finding the right people for your marketing team isn’t always easy. The more thorough you are in the interview process, the more likely you are to end up with a great new hire. While many interview questions must pertain to the specifics of the role, there are some important questions to ask candidates that will… Read more »

Dealing with a Negative Employee

Every manager has to deal with negative employees from time to time. These people can find the downside to almost any situation, and they’ll share it with anyone who will listen. While no one is happy all the time, and some negativity is short-term, truly negative employees who are never happy can cast a dark… Read more »

Small Ways You Can Improve Productivity in Your Employees

A productive workforce is a profitable workforce but boosting productivity can often feel like an elusive goal. You can’t simply demand more output – you have to look for ways to improve productivity incrementally. Here are some small ways you can help improve productivity in your employees. Reduce Distractions Phones, email, social media, chat groups,… Read more »

The Importance of a Competitive Offer

Nothing is more frustrating than investing time into your ideal candidate throughout the hiring process, only to have them reject your offer. In a tight talent market, a competitive offer could be what stands in the way between hiring the right person and hiring the wrong person. It Is Expensive to Pay Less The fact… Read more »

What Is Your Candidate Experience Like?

In a tight employment market, it is necessary to pull out all the stops to ensure you have a leg up on your competition. One area that can be critical – and is often overlooked – is the candidate experience.  The candidate experience matters for several reasons. The hiring process is a person’s first introduction… Read more »

How to Attract the Passive Job Seeker

In a tight job market, finding qualified and aligned active candidates is like searching for a needle in a haystack. Taking a reactionary approach and waiting until a position opens to find a candidate can leave you with a shallow – or empty – pool of talent. That is why is it so important to… Read more »

How to Encourage Collaboration

Today, interoffice communication is simple and convenient. Employees have a host of communication tools at their fingertips from email to chat to videoconferencing and more. But communication doesn’t always translate into collaboration. Collaboration occurs when a group of people work together to accomplish a shared goal – it’s teamwork, but amped up a notch. If… Read more »