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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 »

Updating Your Onboarding Process

Did you know that an employee’s first day on the job can determine how long they stay with your company? A good onboarding process is extremely important for setting up a new employee for success and for boosting long-term retention.  A strong onboarding experience can lead to faster ramp-up, higher productivity and long-term job satisfaction, while a poor experience almost… Read more »

Should I Hire Someone Who Isn’t Qualified Enough?

Whether there is an excess of talent in the market or there is not enough to go around, there will always be hiring challenges in the agriculture sector.  Often, hiring managers find themselves wondering if they should hire someone who would be a good fit, but is a bit underqualified for the role. The answer will be unique… 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 »

Why Your Brand Is More Important Than You Think

With tens of millions of people out of work, it should be easy to attract candidates in this market, right? Not necessarily. You might get lots of applications, but how many of those applicants are qualified, experienced, and well-aligned with your organization? Talented job seekers can be selective no matter what is happening in the… Read more »

Why the Right Application Process Matters in Finding the Right Agricultural Candidates

Are you struggling to find sales and marketing talent for your agriculture business? You’re not alone. Many companies in the industry find it challenging to attract qualified, well–aligned candidates. But before you assume there isn’t enough talent in the market, it’s important to examine your hiring process – and that process begins with your online application. The wrong… 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 »