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Expand Your Candidate Pool

It would be great if you woke up tomorrow to find qualified salespeople banging down your door to work for you, but that’s not the world we live in. Most hiring managers struggle to find the right people for ag sales roles. Fortunately, there is a way to expand your candidate pool and locate the… Read more »

Are You Motivated by Your Career?

Your skills and talents are important when it comes to career success in the sales and marketing field. However, all the skills and talent in the world will get you nowhere if you don’t have motivation. Being self-motivated is a critical success factor at all levels of your career. Motivation drives you to get out… Read more »

How Can You Attract Millennial Project Managers?

Millennials have earned a reputation as “the job-hopping generation.” Gallup data indicates that 60 percent of millennials are open to new job opportunities, and more than 21 percent have changed jobs in the last year – three times more than non-millennial workers. So, is there anything you can do to attract millennial employees? Pay Attention… Read more »

How to Hire for Culture

As the way we think about work evolves in the modern era, it is important to hire not just for skills, but for cultural alignment, as well. Employees whose values align with the mission and values of your organization more easily buy into what you’re trying to achieve, which leads to better engagement, higher productivity… Read more »

Finding Your Work-Life Balance When You Work From Home

Working remotely sounds like a dream. You have no standard daily commute. You can pick your kids up from school. And maybe even run to the store if you need to. However, most remote workers quickly learn that work-life balance can be difficult to achieve when the lines between home and work become blurred. Use… Read more »

Managing a Remote Workforce

Managing a remote workforce comes with some unique challenges. When you’re leading virtual employees, likely from a remote setting yourself, it’s important to embrace digital tools that extend beyond email and understand the nuances of remote team operations. With the right strategies in place, you can manage an efficient and effective remote team. Embrace Digital… Read more »

How Can a Staffing Partner Find Hidden Agriculture Industry Talent?

Does it ever feel like good agriculture industry talent is hard to find? You’re not alone. Lots of people in the ag business struggle to find great people. So, just where is the talent hiding? The answer: They are right under your nose. You just have to know who to partner with to find them.… Read more »

How Can You Turn Employees Into Rock-Star Talent?

A team of average players can achieve its goals. But only a team of rock stars can consistently knock it out of the park. If you’ve got a team of average players, or if high-performers seem to be slipping, there are ways that you, as a leader, can work to turn them into rock stars.… Read more »

The Biggest Hiring Challenge of 2017 and 2018

Recruiting and hiring have been a challenge for employers over the last decade. We’ve gone from a boom, to a major recession, to stagnated growth, and it’s all happened in the face of rapid technological advancements and ever-evolving recruiting best practices. Our world is more globalized than ever, workers are demanding more flexibility than ever,… Read more »

The Benefits of Offering Flexible Work Opportunities

One of the benefits of our hyperconnected world is the ability to get work done at any time, from any place. The nature of work has changed in recent years and offering flexible opportunities for sales and marketing professionals in the ag industry allows employers to recruit the top talent available. If you’re searching for… Read more »